Yearly Archives: 2015

Spec Office Has (Kinda) Returned

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River NorthThe Indianapolis office market has seen a bit of an uptick in spec office construction on the horizon with over 200,000 SF of office development due to be delivered in 2016. The most prominent of these projects is PK partners River North development. The 105,000 SF property will feature lake views,… Read More

Investment Outlook

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Chip Barnes, SIOR
Senior Vice President

Recently JLL released its Q3 2015 Industrial Investment Outlook report. The big news is, as of the end of Q3 2015, sales volume has already exceeded full-year 2014 totals. Even better news, this is the 6th consecutive year of positive growth for investment transactions in industrial commercial real estate.

The interesting part… Read More

Employers Looking for Quality Temporary Labor, Not Quantity

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Employers Looking for Quality Temporary Labor, Not Quantity | JLL Indy
Brian Seitz

Executive Vice President

As the leaves start to fall and the Holiday Season approaches, so does the perceived dreaded task of hiring temporary labor for the fulfillment and distribution centers around Central Indiana. I recently attended an industry event to better understand what these businesses had… Read More

JLL Indy Volunteers with Gleaners Food Bank

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JLL Indy has a long history of partnering with non-profit organizations around central Indianapolis. As part of our company’s growing philanthropic initiatives, we recently visited Gleaners Food Bank. Starting in 2012, JLL Indy has made giving back to our community a top priority. Gleaners Food Bank is an organization we proudly support.… Read More

Carvana Removes the Salesman from the Car Shopping Experience

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Carvana Removes the Salesman from the Car Shopping Experience | JLL Indy

Getting a new car is both ends of the emotional spectrum: exciting and extremely frustrating. A majority of people who buy a car dread the inevitable meeting of a salesman who walks them through why they should one of their cars, when what you… Read More

Tech Boom! Where and Why it’s Happening may Surprise You

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Mike Cagna

Senior Research Analyst

“Due to its available talent, location and hospitality, Indianapolis is gaining recognition as the
Silicon Valley of the Midwest.” – Mike Cagna

Indianapolis’ Tech Opportunity
Indianapolis is home to several well-regarded institutes of higher learning such as Butler, Indiana University, Purdue and Rose Hulman to name a few. These schools churn… Read More

2015 Outlook for Law Firms in a Growth Economy and Market

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Mike Cagna
Senior Research Analyst

Indianapolis Law Firm Outlook
Real estate challenges for law firms

  • Availability has declined markedly within the urban core, which firms increasingly desire for talent retention due to its mixed-use nature
  • Strong investor sentiment for core properties will also boost rents higher as
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Collins Named President of Indianapolis IREM Chapter

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Kim Collins, CPM

Kim Collins, a general manager in JLL’s Indianapolis office, was named the 2016 president of the Indianapolis Chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM). The chapter oversees the education and credentialing process for more than 300 local members in the commercial real estate profession. Collins… Read More

Commercial Property Manager – Jack of All Trades

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Ryan Room

Vice President / Group Manager

Day-in and day-out, the majority of office workers around the world come and go from commercial office properties without ever lending consideration to what actually fuels the buildings they reside in on a weekly basis. The fuel I am referring to is the commercial… Read More