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Four Things to Consider when Choosing an Office Space

Posted by Collin McGorty on Dec 15, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Business owners usually want the best for their company, especially when it comes to finding a new commercial property. The location and premises of an office can ultimately make or break a company. Ensure that you’re making the right decisions for your business by consulting this guide on choosing a new office space.

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Topics: office, commercial property, office space, commercial real estate

All the Latest Commercial Real Estate Trends

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jul 27, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Within the past few years, there have been numerous advances in technology and the way that people work. Companies and jobs are changing as new methods of conducting business arise globally. Several of these advancements have a direct effect on the commercial real estate industry. Workplaces everywhere are evolving to keep up with the rapid development and demand for new technology. Everyone, especially business owners, should stay up-to-date with all that’s occurring in the industry. Here are some commercial real estate trends to keep in mind.

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Topics: office, office design, Mixed Use, commercial real estate, commercial real estate trends

How Your Company Can Avoid the Office Holidays Blues

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Nov 25, 2015 10:00:00 AM

The holidays can be stressful and emotional for employees. But with our proactive strategy, your company will avoid coming down with the office holidays blues.

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Topics: small business tips, office

Office Design Ideas to Help Boost Creativity and Productivity

Posted by Lindsay Bergen on Jul 9, 2015 4:52:43 AM

Whether you are in the market for new commercial real estate or looking to redesign your current office, your work environment should be a place where employees can thrive. From an open floor plan to lounge furniture and color schemes, infuse your company culture into the workplace with these office design ideas.

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Topics: Tips, office

Office Organization Ideas: The Key to a More Efficient Office

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jun 25, 2015 9:20:10 AM

Once you have decided on a new location for your business, it’s time to focus on how to best use that commercial space. When brainstorming office organization ideas, remember that an organized office is a productive office.

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Topics: office, commercial real estate

Feng Shui Office Design – Using a Zen Color Palate

Posted by Devin on Mar 31, 2015 7:00:31 AM

Feng shui was developed over 1,000 years ago in China and has informed philosophical, architectural and interior design decisions ever since. When the five elements of the ancient art work together it is said that you will have a good fortune (and one can never have enough good fortune in business). That’s why so many businesses have turned to feng shui office design in an effort to improve their future prospects.

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Topics: office, long island

Understanding Square Footage for Commercial Property

Posted by Devin on Jan 23, 2015 9:43:28 AM

Whether you are looking at leasing or buying commercial property, establishing and understanding square footage needs of your business is essential. The process starts by first being honest about the current and future needs of your business: Should you think big? Or, is thinking smaller better?

In some cases, a business would thrive in a smaller commercial property and utilize space, then expand to different locations when ready. Other cases, companies have enough potential growth where growing into the office is a manageable endeavor. Let’s discuss the advantages and disadvantages of getting either a large or small commercial property to help with understanding square footage.

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Topics: Tips, office, commercial real estate

Optimizing Your Office Space for Millennials

Posted by Devin on Dec 29, 2014 8:52:49 AM

Office atmosphere is changing. Technology is changing. But, are you optimizing your office space? Now, let’s take it a step further. There is a new generation of workers coming into the workplace. Ones who’ve grown up with advanced technology, and this has impacted the way they work, communicate and operate. Have you even considered preparing your office space for millennials? Millennials are ambitious, tech-savvy and creative, with a notably different working styles and preferences than generations before them. Understanding how to better prepare your workplace for the incoming generation will help you at better optimizing your office space. What follows will discuss what no longer works in the workplace, and how you can not only work towards optimizing your office space in general, but how to better optimize your office space for millennials.

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Topics: office

3 Tips for Finding Office Space for a Small Business

Posted by Devin on Nov 20, 2014 11:46:16 AM

For many start-ups and slowly (but surely) growing companies, the next step is finding office space for a small business. For many who have poured everything they have into their own business the next step can be a scary one. These small businesses are no small investments for the owners, understanding your options is crucial in your next steps. Here are 3 tips for finding office space for a small business.

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Topics: lease, Buying, office, Renting

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