Spurred by urban population growth, companies and developers are renovating historic buildings, abandoned warehouses and industrial structures just outside of the downtowns of U.S. cities.
More than 54 percent of the world’s population lives in urban areas, according to JLL’s latest U.S. Fringe Markets report which reveals a massive shift worldwide, leading many companies to transfer from the suburbs or expand into downtown areas. READ MORE
After playing a minor role for the past few decades, Japanese investors are poised to once again ramp up their presence in the U.S. real estate market.
The increased Japanese interest in U.S. real estate “is being driven by limited opportunities to grow their portfolios within their home market,” said Lucy Fletcher, a managing director at JLL’s global capital markets group. That’s partly due to low yields on assets in Japan amid a negative interest-rate environment. READ MORE
The market is full of uncertainties, but one thing remains clear: multifamily is a huge driver in commercial real estate. As potential tax reforms stand to impact deal financings and evolving demographics create different needs, JLL stands out for its work in financing market rate and affordable housing as a partner with the experience and flexibility to navigate this sea of change. READ MORE
Apartment renters in Dallas-Fort Worth have started out the year with a big jump in rents. READ MORE
Not too long ago, the real estate buzzwords were location, location, location. Now, you're just as likely to hear about walkability and the 24-hour city. READ MORE
The move will include roughly 1,600 employees, primarily in the bank’s mortgage servicing department. It’s expected to be completed in October. READ MORE
A new United Parcel Service shipping center in Arlington is expected to add more than 1,000 jobs to the booming North Texas market. READ MORE
Frisco's $300 million business park — called Frisco Park 25 — is seeing a lot of would-be tenant interest, after landing its second corporate headquarters. READ MORE