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Q2 Investment Outlook: Office Highlights

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While core investment is trending up in secondary markets, primary markets and expanding large deal activity are driving office investment. The following are highlights from the Office section of JLL’s Q2 U.S. Investment Outlook.

 

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Q1 Industrial Outlook: 2015 marks a turning point in the Phoenix economy

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The Phoenix economy exceeded expectations in 2014, and despite a seasonal slowdown after the holiday season, the first quarter of 2015 kicked off in the right direction as well. The core industries in the Valley, including financial services, tourism, and professional services, have been driving much of the growth. Phoenix is outperforming the Western U.S. in year- over -year nonfarm payroll growth and continues to see strong levels of hiring. Unfortunately, a few pockets of weakness continue to delay a full recovery in Phoenix. Construction and Manufacturing industries within the Valley are stagnant and have not added many new jobs since the recession. The single-family housing market has cooled and developers remain stubborn as new construction permits remain at record low levels. Demographic trends within the Phoenix metro area continue to defy limited new residential construction. The Valley is seeing population gains accelerate and are expected to exceed the historical average soon. A majority of growth stems from migration into Phoenix as evidenced by the fact that the local pool of residents grew nearly twice as fast as the nation’s in 2014. These demographic trends support growing household formation, labor force expansion, and additional residential construction in 2015.… Read More

How the oil and gas boom impact U.S. real estate, and beyond

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Our recent 5-part infographic series explained where, when and why the change is happening and how it impacts your business. Check out the full story in this short video U.S. Energy Boom video!

To learn more, go directly to the campaign page for a collection of resources: America’s energy boom

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2014 North American Banking and Finance Outlook

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JLL’s second annual Banking and Finance Outlook is an in-depth look at the leading trends impacting the banking and financial services industry and their implications for the real estate market.

This report includes our view on how this industry is utilizing office space across 38 office markets in the U.S. and Canada.

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Introducing our Big Box Velocity Index: Find out how US markets stack-up and where tenants have options

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Find out how US markets stack-up to one another and where tenants have options.

According to the report, Phoenix helmed the top-spot for Tier II markets based on a handful of active requirements for

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Q2 U.S. Office Outlook: Office vacancy continues to fall as rents grow for the 10th consecutive quarter

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JLL Research just released its quarterly outlook on the U.S. office sector. The growing strength of the economic base helped position the domestic office market in its best light in more than two years.

Driven by increased touring velocity and expanding leasing activity, vacancy levels fell below 17.0 percent for the first time in nearly five years. Quarterly absorption levels topped 10.0 million square feet for the first time since the end of 2011 and only… Read More