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Top 10 stories of the summer

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Using the great example set by the JLL Boston office, we have compiled a Mid-Atlantic version of the Top 10 stories of the summer list. In case you missed anything while on vacation or just disconnecting, here’s a recap of some of the region’s most newsworthy real estate headlines:

  • Yelp to open new office in D.C.
  • Marriott Headquarter
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Does DC have a muffin top?

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JLL’s Elizabeth Cooper and DPR Construction’s Camilo Garcia at the 2017 DC State of the Market Photo courtesy of Bisnow

On June 27th, JLL International Director and CREBA Broker of the Year, Elizabeth Cooper, participated in Bisnow’s Annual State of the Market. Hosted at Terrell Place, the event drew a record crowd of 500+ attendees. Terrell Place, the iconic building currently going through an exceptional transformation, is leased by fellow JLL Agency Leasing International Director, Trip Howell, and his team including Tom Golsen, Amy Bowser and Kate Griffin.… Read More

JLL Americas CEO Greg O’Brien’s keynote at the 2017 Building Energy Summit

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Last week, JLL Americas CEO Greg O’Brien delivered a keynote presentation at the 2017 Building Energy Summit. The annual conference in Washington DC is designed to educate both owners and operators on new energy efficient building technology. Greg spoke about the evolution of smart buildings and the role JLL is playing in pushing the envelope throughout the industry during the April 27, 2017 event. Check out Greg’s keynote below.

 

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Start-ups and the freelance economy are causing a shift in demand for office space

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Senior Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Research Director

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The rise of start-ups and the freelance economy has driven a profound shift in demand for office space, with creative coworking establishments such as WeWork and MakeOffices (formerly UberOffices) and incubators such as 1776 and Eastern Foundry growing at a rate of 195.9 percent annually over… Read More

Diversification of tenant base continues

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Senior Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Research Director

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Metro DC saw two-thirds of all job growth come via tech during Q1 while the federal government and the financial and legal services industries remained largely stalled in terms of new job creation. It drove leasing activity that mirrored these new employment trends with first quarter… Read More