JLS Calls Super Bowl Winner With Office Vacancy Model

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 12:00 AM EST) -- Chicago-based real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. on Thursday correctly picked the Baltimore Ravens to beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, basing its pick on the higher office vacancy rates in Baltimore.

The commercial real estate services and investment management firm noted that the overall office vacancy rate in San Francisco is currently 11.8 percent because of a spike in demand for commercial space by the fast-growing technology sector in the area. Baltimore, in contrast, has a 15.5 percent overall...
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