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

The value of your office's zip code

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 8/21/18 9:00 AM

We're all holding our collective breath to see where Amazon will set up their new headquarters. The main players appear to be large metropolises on the East Coast like DC, Boston, Philly, Miami, and many more. But Amazon isn't the only company looking to move to the heart of a major city — enterprises such as McDonald's, Reebok, and Nestlé have decided to relocate to urban zip codes as well. Why is everyone picking up and moving from their suburban homes?

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Topics: Mobility, Corporate Workplace, Commercial

How open offices are stifling productivity

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 8/16/18 9:39 AM

It may not be an entirely new concept, but open-office floor plans can be found nearly everywhere now. What was meant to lead to creativity and collaboration may actually be a hindrance by not providing enough privacy and comfortability. Let's wander through the open halls to look at the benefits and downsides in the modern workspace.

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Topics: Design, Corporate Workplace

Commute-ity stories: How our employees get to work

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 8/14/18 9:47 AM

                      Photo by Callum Chapman on Unsplash

You know how much we love talking about all the different ways people can move around our vast cities, so we asked our team to share their commute stories. Maybe you're looking to change how you get to work, or are searching for a better option - well, we've got the inside scoop. 

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Topics: Mobility, Bikes, Smart Cities, Corporate Workplace

Going for the green

Posted by Natalie Runnerstrom on 6/21/18 10:12 AM

Being green isn't just about eating your vegetables anymore. Many companies are working to reduce their carbon footprints while simultaneously improving their employees' lifestyles. One way that these points are being tackled is through commuter benefits. 

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Topics: Mobility, Bikes, Corporate Workplace, Smart Cities

The 5 hottest commercial office trends

Posted by Rachel Karitis on 5/3/18 4:07 PM

The workplace is changing rapidly. The hours people spend at work are increasing (or decreasing, depending on who you ask). The needs of the average worker is changing, and with it are the responsibilities of the modern commercial real estate developer and owner.

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Topics: Corporate Workplace, Commercial, Real Estate

Revisiting: Try biking to work!

Posted by Rachel Karitis on 4/25/18 5:53 PM

You probably already know how much we like bikes over here. Last year, we wrote about the importance of Bike to Work Day. The year before that, we wrote about 7 reasons to give bikeshare a chance.

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Topics: Bikes, Smart Cities, TDM, Corporate Workplace