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3 Key Ways Office Sharing Differs from Coworking

by Nell Gable in Coworking, Office Sharing
23 Jun 2020

The way we work has been in transition since Web 2.0 got its start. Independent and entrepreneurial ventures are more common, and even more traditional businesses like design and CPA firms are realizing the need for flexibility in commercial real estate spaces. In turn, the market is delivering on that need for alternatives to traditional […]

Do your research: 16 Commercial real estate terms you should know before signing on the dotted line [2020 edition]

by Nell Gable in Leasing
22 Jun 2020

Securing NYC office space can be challenging, especially if you’re in a time crunch and not sure how to navigate the commercial real estate market. We get it…it’s an intimidating industry—and the fact is that residential real estate experience doesn’t prepare you for dealing with commercial real estate. That’s why we believe  the smartest buyer is also […]

How to Choose a Coworking Space in NYC

by Richard in All Categories
17 Sep 2019

Coworking is all the rage these days. And it’s easy to see why. The flexibility and networking benefits they offer are typically not available in a traditional office. No wonder companies like Uber, Instagram and Hootsuite made it so big, operating out of a coworking office. But before you too can achieve coworking success, you […]

How to Keep Everyone Happy During That Office Move

by Richard in All Categories
12 Sep 2019

There are many many factors that go into maintaining a successful business, but one thing is certain. If you get the workspace right, you’ve greatly increased your odds of building and maintaining employee morale. It’s much easier for employees to justify all the time they spend at the office when the office doesn’t make them […]

To Hot or Not to Hot (Desk)

by Richard in Coworking
14 Aug 2019

A Guide to Coworking Hot or Flex Desks, and Fixed Desks Working from home is the siren song of the modern worker. As freelancing and flex hours and telecommuting, and who knows what else continue to become the new way of the business world, more and more of us have set up shop at the kitchen table. Or […]

Guide to Sublease Your Office Space

by Richard in Office Sharing
05 Aug 2019

You wouldn’t rent an apartment with two bedrooms and only use one of them, you’d get a roommate—so why shouldn’t the same logic extend to office space? This is exactly the rationale employed when businesses choose to sublease their offices. A sublease occurs when a tenant who currently has a lease with a property owner […]

Creating Your Office Seating Plan

by Richard in Office Hacks
31 Jul 2019

Running a successful business involves countless factors that must be taken into account in order to maximize company resources and employee productivity. Benefits, flexible work hours, amenities, salaries, these and many other factors are essential considerations in setting the stage for long-term success. But one of the most important parts of setting that stage is […]

Keeping Your Employees Happy During an Office Move

by Richard in All Categories
22 Jul 2019

Your employees are the lifeblood of your business, so keeping them happy and motivated is essential to ensuring the success of your company. Drastic changes, like moving to a new office space, have the potential to shake up your company culture, especially if your employees are perfectly happy with the present office space. By keeping […]

How to Make Your Office Listing Stand Out

by Richard in All Categories, Leasing
18 Jul 2019

Woo hoo! You’re accepting guests! Did you just finish posting your listing, or has it been up for a while? Either way, you probably want to make sure that you’ve done everything possible to make your offering stand out. Well, we’re here to help with three tips to increase your chances of finding your ideal […]

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Interior Designers’ Tips to Creating a Beautiful, Functional Office

by DecorAid in Office Hacks
19 Mar 2019

When it comes to workplaces, who doesn’t want to work in a smartly designed, stylish one? But how you get there, whether you work from home or in a commercial space, can be just as challenging as finding the right space to work in. To help you figure out the best design process for your […]

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