Category Archives: Technology

JLL’s Blaise Tomazic Weighs in on Commercial Real Estate Scene in STL

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The St. Louis Business Journal recently tapped JLL’s research manager, Blaise Tomazic for his expertise and knowledge about the St. Louis commercial real estate market. Blaise was one of six featured experts from the area who provided insight into today’s market conditions and how the St. Louis region stacks up when it comes to investment… Read More

Where are the Workers?

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How the worst labor shortage in U.S. history is impacting the economy.

A new report by JLL points to a looming problem for the commercial real estate market: A labor shortage that leaves vital jobs unfilled and whose effects ripple across the economy.
As of January 2018, a record 6.3 million positions… Read More

St. Louis Industrial Construction Map

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Since the beginning of 2015, the St. Louis industrial market has both absorbed and built more than 12 million square feet of space. In this new, interactive dashboard, you can filter and analyze all the construction that has occurred across the region since 2014.

Industrial construction dashboard

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Non-Traditional U.S. Cities Emerge as Hubs for Tech Talent and Start-ups

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A recently released report by JLL shows that STEM graduates are creating new talent pools in unexpected U.S. markets, many of which are located in the heart of the Midwest. While San Jose still tops the U.S. metros with the highest rate of science and math degrees, Columbus, Indiana and Huntsville,… Read More

Five new places where you can find tech talent

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If you’re a technology company facing a real estate decision now, or in the near term, you’re likely looking at a challenging marketplace. JLL research reports:

  •  Competition for a limited talent pool is fierce.
  • Competition for a great location, also fierce.
  • Once you’ve picked a location, finding the right space is also
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Cambridge Innovation Center to Open Third Location

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The St. Louis Business Journal recently reported that the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) will open a third location within the Cortex Innovation District, expanding the innovation incubator’s real estate footprint by another 41,000 square feet.

St. Louis was the CIC’s first-ever location outside of its Boston headquarters. With the third location, CIC St. Louis will occupy almost 160,000 square feet within Cortex after having first entered the market in 2014, creating its… Read More