Category: Trends

Why Tenants Get Stuck in Bad Leases & How to Avoid It

With the proliferation of institutional landlords in nearly every major U.S. market and across every asset class (not to mention an improving economy), commercial tenants encounter brokers anxious to make a deal and landlords under pressure from investors to stabilize rents. Even when the parties agree upon a “fair market rent”, today’s institutional landlord comes … Continued

Workplace Utilization: Is Productivity Location-Based?

In light of recent events surrounding COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders. Businesses of all shapes and sizes continue to grapple with the challenges presented by COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders. As we work to flatten the curve, many companies struggle with the decision to keep everyone working remotely or bring the team back to the office. How … Continued

Disadvantages of Working Remotely

Disadvantages of working remotely 100% of the time: Workers who are 100% remote tend to have lower employee engagement According to Gallup research, those with remote work options have the highest employee engagement, while those with no remote option and those who work remotely 100% of the time have lower employee engagement. A study of … Continued

Common Sense Guidelines for Tenants and Landlords

As a follow up to our recent webinar entitled “Reopening the Workplace: Strategies for a Safe, Productive & Sustainable Return to the Office,” we thought you would find a high-level overview of common sense guidelines to consider from both a tenant’s and landlord’s perspective informative. In addition, we’ve included two links to brief videos that once again highlight … Continued

Designing a Post-COVID-19 Workplace

COVID-19 has completely disrupted the workplace as we know it. As businesses are slowly being allowed to reopen, employers must plan now for what their post-coronavirus workplace will look like. By updating office and facility layouts, encouraging new behaviors and adjusting remote work options, employers can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other diseases, … Continued

Workplace Trends in Commercial Real Estate

Companies are becoming increasingly complex in the way they utilize space from a function and operations standpoint, and workplaces throughout the globe are seeing the impact through the transformation in office space design. Workplaces have evolved from a standard office use function, to now represent an organization’s brand, value system and identity. The way in … Continued