Entertainment and warehouses don’t typically coexist, but Florida is about to see a revolution in the way it thinks of industrial parks. With the rise of e-commerce fueling a surge in industrial demand, savvy developers are learning it takes more than picnic tables to keep tenants happy, especially in cases where the workforce is on property around the clock. This is giving way to a new type of asset where industrial… Read More
“Own the change and create it.” John Gates, CEO, Markets, Americas kicked off the annual JLL Academy last month in San Diego. At Academy, current and future JLL leaders are given a chance to network and build relationships at every level of the organization, and develop new skills in an environment that fosters growth through mentorship.
To continue celebrating the accomplishments of our female leaders, we sat down with Florida’s woman-in-charge of all things marketing, for the next spotlight in our “Breaking Through” series. On the heels of impressive industry, peer and media recognition, Cecile Blanco, VP, director of marketing for Florida, shares her best advice and the struggles she overcame to get where she is today. Every quarter, “Breaking Through” articles feature JLL’s leading women professionals providing… Read More
Amid major geopolitical and economic developments that occurred in 2016, there is an air of uncertainty regarding the future of Florida’s economy. While some anticipate continued economic expansion—at least within the US—others fear a recession may be on the horizon.
We sat down with JLL Associate, Ryan Vaught, to learn about the challenges being presented in the Tampa industrial real estate market.What is the largest challenge facing Tampa’s industrial market today?
Year-end vacancy in the Tampa market is at an all-time low, most notably in Pinellas county. There is a clear lack of available space, and the small amount of space that is available is not of a high quality. For this… Read More
JLL gathers expert panel to discuss diversity & inclusion
Over the next few years, businesses large and small will find themselves in a talent war. As eligible, skilled candidates grow harder to recruit and retain, it will be critical for companies to become more diverse and inclusive.
With this in mind, JLL’s Florida Women’s Business Network brought together a panel of experts to have an engaging dialogue on how organizations can position themselves for long-term success by building a diverse talent pool.
In celebration of the accomplishments of our female leaders, we sat down with Barbara Liberatore Black who is part of JLL’s leadership in South Florida to kick off our “Breaking Through” series. Quarterly “Breaking Through” articles will feature JLL’s leading women professionals providing mentorship advice to women in business.
When Barbara got… Read More
An uncertain economic forecast is driving law firms to take a hard look at one of their largest expenses: real estate. Given that Florida continues to be a landlord market, law firms must overcome more challenges than ever to negotiate the best possible lease rates and terms.
JLL’s 2016 U.S. Law Firm Real Estate report surveyed all major national and local submarket trends to identity the key trends influencing law firm office leasing. … Read More
Just days after the International Council of Shopping Centers held its annual Florida conference in Orlando, we caught up with JLL’s retail brokerage team to share some of the latest trends the Florida market is experiencing. JLL’s 2016 Florida Retail Report takes a deeper dive at the factors fueling these trends and what’s ahead for the retail real estate market in the region.
We highlight 5 trends below:
Value shopping is for everyone.
Low-income… Read More
For companies, a strengthening economy has many pros and, surprisingly, a few potential cons. Booming business means increased capital and the ability to bring on new team members. At the same time, office leasing rates are climbing. Offices rental rates in downtown Fort Lauderdale have reached $36 per square foot and rates in Miami’s Brickell area are climbing as high as $45 per square foot.
As employers are finding the need to scale for office… Read More