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The Power of Millennial Money: Balancing opportunity with cost of living

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By Walter Bialas, August 16, 2018

We’ve all been enjoying a robust economy over the last several years – especially in some of the larger markets around the US. In almost all areas, unemployment is extremely low.  The last time we saw national unemployment at its current level of 4.2% was in 2000. Job growth is high and working millennials (those aged 25 to 34 years old), who are now shaping our workforce,… Read More

DFW Commuters: Where do they come from? Where are they going?

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By JLL Dallas, July 26, 2018

Recently, JLL issued a report entitled “Ambitious Thinking: Smart Cities.”  The study highlighted a trend across the country that urban areas were gaining a highly educated talent pool faster than the suburbs – and that a large share of these new residents, especially here in Dallas-Fort Worth, reverse commute to take advantage of the preferred urban lifestyle while… Read More

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NBC DFW: Companies Wonder ‘Where are the Nerds?’

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By JLL Dallas 

According to JLL Research, established tenants in North Texas and those companies interested in relocating look at the labor supply landscape across DFW in order to be as close as possible to the right labor pools.

JLL Research Director Steven McCord spoke to NBC 5’s Diana Zoga about one of the more coveted… 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

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

Dallas-Fort Worth’s Diverse Industrial Market

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By JLL Dallas Research

While we tout the diversity that characterizes our office tenants here in Dallas-Fort Worth because of the strength and stability it brings, our industrial tenant base shares a similar diverse make-up.

The chart below highlights the breakdown of industrial tenants by major Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) category, illustrating the wide variety of tenants that shape our market.  We have also included some of the more recognizable tenants that fall… Read More

The Power of Millennial Money

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By: JLL Dallas Research

Recently, a map had been circulating online that noted the average salaries of millennials in each state.  Because the state-to-state differences were pretty minor, we decided to investigate further and look into what this really meant to working millennials in major metro areas.

To start, we pulled incomes for working millennials (ages 25-34 years) in the major metro areas in the US.  The initial results showed the obvious –… Read More