Yearly Archives: 2018

Data Centers: Where we come from, where we are and where we go tomorrow

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By Ali Greenwood

All of us are constantly utilizing technology, whether it’s depositing checks with your bank’s smartphone app, taking pictures of your kiddos, cat videos, Insta-stories, sending emails, or streaming your favorite movie or tv series.  All of these things touch a server in a data center somewhere. Technology and the data center industry are growing like crazy, and I consider myself fortunate… Read More

The growth and transformation of Allen

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By Walter Bialas

Despite the ups and downs of the national economy, the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex expands.  I find it hard to believe that at the beginning of the tech boom in the 1990s, our job base totaled 2.6 million versus 3.7 million today.  At that time, our telecom corridor was rapidly expanding and Legacy was in its toddler years. Those 1.1 million new jobs fueled the expansion and creation of many… Read More

Trailing back: How JLL is using industry expertise to help breath renewed life into a Fort Worth community

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By David Berzina

One commonality of development across the US is that urban communities have “hot areas” and they have “cold areas.” Hot areas are the new shiny places to reside with new schools, new and exciting retail choices, new and smooth streets and thoughtful concepts mysterious and appealing to the eyes of all who live, work and visit in their midst.Read More

NBC DFW: JLL Research – DFW Business Owners Experiencing 30% Hike in Rent

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By JLL Dallas

According to the latest research from JLL, the Dallas-Fort Worth market is seeing historic rents and vacancies with new companies and businesses making their way to North Texas. Over the last five years, businesses have also seen a 30% increase in their rents.

NBC DFW’s Maria Guerrero spoke with JLL Executive Vice President Brooke Armstrong to learn more about what’s driving these changes in… Read More

Data Center balance: Navigating supply and demand

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By JLL Dallas

Dallas-Fort Worth is situated at the center of Data Center growth; navigating heavy absorption with rising demand while rental rates remaining relatively flat.

Texas Real Estate Business magazine spoke to JLL Vice President Ali Greenwood to get the latest and learned how data center developers are using a unique strategy, allowing… Read More