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Commuting to the same ol' songs?

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 11/29/18 11:38 AM

                                                         Don't get stuck listening to the same playlist during your commute 

We have expressed many ideas about how you can make your commute better (examples here, here, and here). But, we're not going to talk about commuter benefits, perks of ditching a car, or how cities are changing to become more transit-oriented — instead, we're going to work on how your commute can be more enjoyable. Enter: podcast.

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Topics: Mobility, Corporate Workplace

Amazon HQ2: The promise of a mass transit makeover

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 11/20/18 9:11 AM

If you live in Northern Virginia (NOVA) or Long Island, NY, then you've probably started to panic or have heard other people panicking about Amazon's HQ2. Maybe you've already rushed to Amazon's career page to throw your name in the ring, or maybe you haven't really had time to form an opinion yet. Well, we're here to breakdown what this means and how the new move could actually benefit your community.

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Topics: Mobility, Corporate Workplace, TDM, Smart Cities

How to decorate your property for the holidays

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 11/15/18 11:42 AM

It's the most wonderful time of the year, right? Ignoring the cold gusts of air and random freezing rain showers, I think most of us would agree. What's great about this time of the year for property managers is that you can show your residents, tenants, or guests that you care about creating a community — and we know just how you can do it!

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Commercial, Real Estate, Multifamily

A scary realization: People are quitting their jobs due to horrifying commutes

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/25/18 12:44 PM

If you weren't with us last year then you probably won't remember when we shared that 17 percent of Americans commute over 45 minutes to work, totaling in nearly 16 days a year being spent in a car. This could be why we're finding that more professionals are leaving jobs due to grueling commutes. 

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Topics: Mobility, Corporate Workplace, TDM, Smart Cities

How companies can give commuter benefits a boost

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 10/18/18 2:26 PM

                      Photo by Rokas Niparavičius on Unsplash 

In a major metropolis like Seattle, parking spots outnumber households — specifically, there are over five parking spots in the city per household. Why do we feel like there's never any parking? That's because most people will opt to circle an area hoping to find a cheaper spot on the street rather than pay for a parking garage spot (even though garages typically never reach capacity). 

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Topics: Mobility, Bikes, Corporate Workplace, Smart Cities

How to pick the right tech for your office

Posted by Guest Blogger on 9/13/18 11:51 AM

                      Photo by Fancycrave on Unsplash

Office refurbishment projects are incredibly important for keeping businesses current, improving the performance of employees, and even in attracting new recruits. In fact, a fifth of current 18- to 24-year-olds admit they have rejected a potential employer due to unimpressive office design and outdated amenities.

Inspiring this younger generation often requires integrating modern technology and undertaking a refurbishment project can provide the ideal opportunity to reassess current tech and consider new additions. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Real Estate, Commercial

What millennials are looking for in the modern office

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 8/23/18 2:09 PM

                      Photo by Nikita Vantorin on Unsplash

Millennials continue to take over the workplace with nearly one-third of businesses being made up of Generation Y. They're not easy to predict and are actually shaking up what we've known about the workplace. 

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Topics: Corporate Workplace