Category Archives: Investment

Favorable Startup Conditions Are Plentiful in St. Louis

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 Crunchbase News recently ranked St. Louis as the fourth best city in the Midwest for “entrepreneurs and investors.” While Chicago pulled away from the pack and led all five major categories, St. Louis finished in the top five in four of them. Some highlights have St. Louis startups taking in $579 million of funding since 2015. Our city… Read More

Decline in St. Louis Bank Branches Significantly Less Than National Average

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Customer needs and technology are changing the way banks utilize brick and mortar branches. The ability to deposit checks, transfer money, and pay others by computer or cell phone is lessening the need for in-person banking. The result is fewer and smaller branches.

Since 2010 the number of bank branches in JLL markets has fallen by 5.6 percent. The… Read More

JLL Reports Robust First-Quarter 2017 Revenue Performance

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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (NYSE: JLL) today reported diversified revenue increases for the first quarter of 2017, resulting in diluted earnings per share of $0.24 and adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.45.

According to CEO Christian Ulbrich, “Strong revenue growth and continued market share gains combined with expected margin performance contributed to solid first-quarter results. Favorable market conditions and healthy prospects for new business make us confident we will deliver on the expectations we… Read More

Team JLL “Masters the Met” and Raises Funds for the American Lung Association

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After Climb Team Photo

Members of Team JLL, along with more than 1,000 participants, took part in the “Master the Met” race, a vertical challenge to the top of the Metropolitan Square Building, the tallest building in St. Louis. JLL St. Louis, which manages the building and also is headquartered at the Met,… Read More