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Broker spotlight: JLL’s own Bill Honsaker fights human trafficking with his wife

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Human/sex trafficking has been an ongoing problem in this world. However, it’s a problem with a solution. JLL’s Managing Director Bill Honsaker and his wife, Jeanne, are helping to stop human trafficking with an organization called The Exodus Road. Jeanne is the Global Vice President of Advancement.

The Exodus Road focuses on global counter human trafficking, sex and labor. They gather evidence, utilize technology, support nationals and work closely with law enforcement… Read More

JLL’s Chief Economist shares his view on today’s U.S. economy and its impact on Phoenix

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JLL Chief Economist Ryan Severino recently visited Phoenix to present his views on today’s U.S. economy and the impact national conditions may have on the Phoenix commercial real estate market. Here are his top 4 takeaways.

1.Goldilocks economy should continue, with the potential for upside depending upon policy.

Global growth continues to accelerate… Read More

Absorption in Phoenix office and industrial markets projected to set all-time records

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As the commercial real estate market in Metro Phoenix continues to climb slowly and steadily, the industrial market is projected to hit all-time absorption records by the end of 2017 while the office market is expected to surpass 2.0 million square feet for the fourth year in a row, according to our recently published Q3 Insight reports.

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JLL completes corporate HQ lease renewal for ICM Document Solutions

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Phoenix-based company builds on almost 30 years in Phoenix market

Tenant representation experts in the Phoenix office of JLL have completed a corporate headquarters renewal lease for ICM Document Solutions, a Phoenix-based corporation that has operated in the Valley since 1988. The lease renewed the company’s 15,920 square foot headquarters located within Phoenix’s Cotton Center business park at 4320 E. Cotton Center Boulevard.

JLL Vice President Trevor Pratt and Managing Director John Pierson… Read More

No. 1 office trend in commercial real estate: identifying your culture

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Earlier this week, JLL’s office tenant representation specialist Matthew Coxhead participated in an Arizona Tech Council Lunch & Learn panel discussing office trends in commercial real estate. Hosted at the Zenefits office in Downtown Tempe, Matthew was joined by:

  • Josh Thompson, Project Manager at Ware Malcomb
  • Aliesha Nichter, New Business Development
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JLL honored as a Top Companies to Work for in Arizona

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For the first time ever, JLL has been honored as a best large company to work for by AZ Central’s Top Companies to Work for in Arizona. JLL is one of 100 total companies of various sizes to be honored, one of 27 large companies.

Top Companies to Work for in Arizona is a statewide program that… Read More

Phoenix unemployment rate reaches 10-year low

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Total non-farm employment in Metro Phoenix reached 2,023,400 payrolls in April 2017, representing an annualized increase of 48,800 jobs. As a result, unemployment was reported at 3.9 percent in April, down 60 basis points from one year prior. This is the lowest unemployment rate we’ve seen in Metro Phoenix in ten years.

Job growth was led by the Leisure & Hospitality and Financial Activities sectors, which added 14,700 jobs and 8,800 jobs, respectively.… Read More

Phoenix Startup growth ranked No. 8 in the nation

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Greater Phoenix is the eighth best metro for entrepreneurs in the nation, according to the 2017 Kauffmann Startup Activity Index which tracks startup growth in the U.S. The Grand Canyon State earned the No. 4 spot for state startup activity, just behind California, Texas and Florida

The Kauffman Startup Activity… Read More

Arizona State University recognized for innovation driving economic growth in Phoenix

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Arizona State University (ASU) ranked 21st in the Milken Institute’s “University Technology Transfer and Commercialization Index.” The Index quantitatively measures how public and private universities capitalize on their research success by converting it for private-sector applications.

With an index score of 100, the University of Utah ranked first in the… Read More