Monthly Archives: November 2015

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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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 has more… 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

Lease Accounting Update

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Mike Cagna
Senior Research Analyst

Implications for Commercial Real Estate – Q4 | 2015

Proposed Changes
The Federal Accounting Standards Board (FASB) voted on Wednesday November 11, 2015 to approve a set of long-awaited rules requiring companies to account for most leases directly on their balance sheets. Currently, lease obligations are reported within the footnotes of financial… Read More

How to Leverage a “Landlord Favorable” Market

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Graham Summers
Vice President

In general, the suburban commercial real estate market is very strong. There are very few buildings in financial trouble, and most Landlords are spending money to improve their properties. We are seeing more building amenities (i.e. golf simulators, outdoor grilling areas, bocce ball courts, cross-fit gyms, bike sharing), as well as… Read More