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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-llChicago 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 Statistics - Q2 2017/united-states/en-us/research/8336/us-chicago-industrial-statistics-q2-2017-jllChicago Industrial Statistics - Q2 2017​Industrial Statistics provides detailed real estate data by metro area on a quarterly basis.
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 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.
Chicago Law Firm Perspective - 2016/united-states/en-us/research/7622/us-chicago-law-firm-perspective-2016-jllChicago Law Firm Perspective - 2016Chicago law firms need to upgrade their space to stay competitive in the market for top talent, but low vacancy and higher-priced new construction are creating significant upward rent pressure.