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Phoenix metro sustains healthy population growth

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The Phoenix Metropolitan area reached a total of 4.8 million residents and counting at the end of Q2 2018 and is currently the 11th largest metro throughout the country.

Although the city of Phoenix will remain the major population center for the region, Chandler and Gilbert are making large strides… Read More

Defense contracts continue to find their way to Arizona

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Defense spending has been set approximately $700 billion for the year of 2018, with an array of awarded contracts finding their way into Arizona. A $16 billion increase is projected for the year of 2019.

Honeywell, Boeing, and General Dynamics continue to be consistent candidates for contracts, with smaller organizations such as… Read More

The Southeast Valley is no longer for smaller industrial users

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The Southeast Valley has historically been known as a hot area for smaller industrial users ranging from 15,000 to 40,000 square feet. However, recent demand from the aerospace, defense, high-tech/advanced manufacturing, semiconductor and pharmaceutical/nutraceutical industries are calling for more space ranging from 30,000 to 60,000 square feet.

“Increases in

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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

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

Fewer bricks, more clicks, & virtual tellers: Five Changes on the Horizon for Branch Banks

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The banking model of yesterday was all about the brand with the most locations—the “bricks”. Today, banks are measured by how effectively they deliver remote, anytime, anywhere access to their customers—the “clicks.”

The days of the bank branch being the most immediate and visible way customers interact with banks are… Read More

Phoenix No. 4 fastest-growing U.S. city

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According to the 2015 Census population estimates, Phoenix gained approximately 87,988 residents from July 2014 to July 2015. Forbes ranked Phoenix No. 4 among the “Fastest-Growing U.S. Cities.”

Metro Phoenix has consistently outpaced the U.S. population growth over the last 20 years and projections show the region is expected to… Read More

Tech heats up in Arizona

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According to JLL’s U.S. Technology Outlook, Phoenix has become a magnet to tech entities, thanks to its lower cost of doing business, including average office rents of $23.94 per-square-foot (PSF), and its educated workforce, with 29 percent of the population holding a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Keith Lammersen, JLL Tenant Representation“Companies coming from markets like

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The professional and business services sector leads Phoenix employment gains

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Phoenix Employment Update -04 2016

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According to the BLS, total non-farm employment in Metro Phoenix reached 1,964,800 payrolls in February 2016, representing an annualized increase of 67,000 jobs or 3.5 percent. Meanwhile, unemployment continues to improve, decreasing to 4.6 percent,… Read More

Strong market fundamentals as 2016 begins: Q1 2016 Office Insight

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Steady absorption with continued Phoenix growth
The Phoenix metro area office market picked up where it left off at the end of last year. Built on a stable economic foundation of strong job growth and calculated construction, new office space is… Read More