Give People Places to Go: Create Workday Destinations
Nov22

Give People Places to Go: Create Workday Destinations

By Wesley Edmonds, OFS Brands Ding! Another notification on your phone? No, the ding was the elevator doors opening to the eighth floor to start the day. The first question is how excited are your employees to step off the elevator? The second question is where are they going to begin their day? Do they have choices for focused, shared or team-oriented work? Do your spaces enhance or detract from the culture you’re striving to achieve...

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Workplace Strategies for Law Firms
Nov07

Workplace Strategies for Law Firms

By Kim Rousseau, Principal of Interior Design at Cooper Carry The desires and expectations of employees have changed rapidly throughout the last decade, making it both vital and challenging to pinpoint what they deem important in a workplace environment.  Today’s business “buzz” focuses on cross-functionality, emotional intelligence, innovation, and networking.  Addressing employee needs not only benefits employee recruitment,...

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The Allure and Impact of Creative Office Space
Sep26

The Allure and Impact of Creative Office Space

By Heather Lamb, Vice President for CBRE Atlanta’s Landlord Representation Group Atlanta, like many cities, has reacted to the war for talent and the rush to create environments where that talent will thrive.  What does the talent want?  Data tells us its non-traditional office space with an energetic vibe.  Yet, there is still a lack of supply in Atlanta compared to the demand we are seeing for this type of space. Immediately...

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Renovating late ’80s office buildings for a 21st century workforce
Jun29

Renovating late ’80s office buildings for a 21st century workforce

By Stephanie D. Kirkpatrick, IIDA, Director of Interior Design, Niles Bolton Associates   Many well-located, well-built, ’80s-era office buildings dot metro Atlanta’s most popular office destinations. With much useful life ahead, these expensively constructed buildings are coming due for updating to reflect the expectations, needs and tastes of Gen Y and Millennial workers.   Ideal renovations have a number of...

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How office space is changing
May16

How office space is changing

  This originally appeared on Stan Sonenshine’s blog on the PREF website. No matter what business you are in, you snooze, you lose. Concepts, space, location—it’s all dynamic, always moving around. You must keep your finger on the pulse at all times because the market is always in flux.         How Office Space Is Changing Office space design is changing rapidly. Here are some examples: Co-working concepts...

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To Renovate or to Relocate? Deciding to Move Your Office Space
May02

To Renovate or to Relocate? Deciding to Move Your Office Space

Shakespeare Ponders Relocation By Diana Robinson, Colliers International Originally posted on CREW Network – News You Can Use. To move, or not to move – that is the question: Whether it is most fitting for a company to engage in a search for new office space and relocate Or to negotiate the terms, renew the lease and renovate… Does the thought of Hamlet expounding profound concepts and complex philosophical ideas make you...

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