Report: Brazil Pushes Green Building Forward
There is no question that green building and sustainability have emerged
as a bigger priority in Brazil over the past decade. The country has made
notable strides in advancing sustainable building practices across a myriad of
property types from office buildings and manufacturing plants to shopping
centers and government buildings. Yet Brazil is in the early stages of
strengthening that green building movement, and the country also has significant
environmental challenges to overcome.
Report: 2016 EMEA Real Estate Market Outlook
The recent equity market volatility has focused many minds on downside
risk but there are good reasons to expect that European property will outperform
other assets in 2016
Report: Industrial Market Outlook Q4 2015
The U.S. industrial market continued to break records, posting a vacancy
rate decline of 10 basis points to end 2015 at 6.4%. This is the lowest the
vacancy rate has been in over 10 years.
Report: Asia Pacific Office Overview - Q4 2015
This report provides quick snapshot of the office market covering key
themes, leasing conditions and a list of rankings in terms of rents, vacancy
rates and other indicators across markets in Asia Pacific region.
Report: U.S. Shared Workplaces - Part 1
This is the first in a series of reports focused on the shared workplace
and specifically developments in the co-working space. The series will explore
co-working dynamics from various dimensions including that of the investor,
landlord and occupier focusing on the positive and negative impacts this type of
space can have on each cohort.
Research Report: Fully Engaged
A focus on employee engagement has become a top business priority for
senior executives. In this paper, JLL advocates for the importance of ‘workplace
expression’ as a crucial tool that improves employee engagement and motivation.
The physical design of the workplace can harness and communicate a company’s
culture and brand values.
Report: 12 Cities: Upstart Cities – H1 2016
Within world cities, creative and digital businesses have flourished in
the wake of the global financial crisis. Here, Savills examines the consequent
impact on real estate rents and growth.
Report: Smart Cities in India: The Way Forward
Smart cities are on the global radar. From Singapore to London to
Barcelona, and now in India, smart cities are being seen as the way forward for
an increasingly urbanized world. The government of India hopes that this will be
the case for the world’s largest democracy as well.
Article: The popular wellness trend is not a passing fad
The average workday for U.S. full-time employees is now 8.7 hours, with
nearly 75 percent of that time spent at their place of employment. That means
that work and work-related activities take up the same approximate time as a
person sleeps, eats and drinks each day. Therefore, for a majority of workers,
their workplace has a real impact on the choices they make to maintain a
particular lifestyle. Because corporate real estate professionals often are
responsible for designing, delivering and maintaining these spaces and the
programs and services offered at many organizations, there is an opportunity for
CRE professionals to make a positive impact. To be successful, organizations
need to think strategically and fully understand the implications of executing
these initiatives in comprehensive and cost-effective ways.