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Chicago 2025

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 Office reports



Chicago CBD Office Insight - Q2 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8452/us-chicago-office-insight-q2-2017-jllChicago CBD Office Insight - Q2 2017Chicago's supply/demand balance will a key indicator to watch going forward in 2017 as pre-leasing activity slows.
Chicago Suburbs Office Insight - Q2 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8374/us-chicago-suburbs-office-insight-q2-2017-jllChicago Suburbs Office Insight - Q2 2017​Summary and analysis of local economic and real estate market conditions in Chicago Suburbs as of Q2 2017.
Chicago Suburbs Office Insight - Q1 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8200/us-chicago-suburbs-office-insight-q1-2017-jllChicago Suburbs Office Insight - Q1 2017Several expected move-outs pushed suburban quarterly absorption into negative territory to start the year. But the outlook for the rest of 2017 is promising.
Chicago CBD Office Insight - Q1 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8145/us-chicago-office-insight-q1-2017-jllChicago CBD Office Insight - Q1 2017Chicago’s urban migration trend isn’t showing any signs of a slowing down as 2017 rolls on. Already this year, we’ve seen three companies announce plans to move downtown.

 Industrial reports



Chicago Industrial Insight - Q2 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8353/us-chicago-industrial-insight-q2-2017-jllChicago Industrial Insight - Q2 2017A quarterly summary of industrial real estate market conditions for individual metro areas in the United States. The report includes key market indicators, tenant and landlord perspectives, and future looking analysis.
Chicago Industrial Submarket Report - Q2 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8480/us-chicago-industrial-submarket-report-q2-2017-jllChicago Industrial Submarket Report - Q2 2017Summary and analysis of economic and industrial real estate market conditions in the Chicago Submarkets as of Q2 2017.
Chicago Industrial Submarket Report - Q1 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8271/us-chicago-industrial-submarket-report-q1-2017-jllChicago Industrial Submarket Report - Q1 2017Summary and analysis of industrial real estate market conditions in the Chicago submarkets

 Additional reports



Chicago Data Center Outlook - H1 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8497/data-center-outlook-summer-2017-chicagoChicago Data Center Outlook - H1 2017Supply is being developed at a rapid pace due to high hyperscaledemand in the market. Digital Realty Trust, QTS, DuPont Fabros and CyrusOne are collectively driving the demand.
Chicago Life Sciences Outlook - 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8306/chicago-life-sciences-outlook-2017-jllChicago Life Sciences Outlook - 2017Chicago has been ranked on Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News’ list of Top 10 U.S. Biopharma Clusters for three years in a row. The biopharmaceutical industry in Chicago is an immediate market for medical device manufacturers.