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Millennials and Their Impact on Commercial Office Space

by Nell Gable in Leasing
15 Dec 2015

As the heyday of the Baby Boomer passes into memory, the millennial generation is sliding in to take over the reins, and it’s having an effect on most aspects of society. The White House reports that millennials already make up one-third of the U.S. population and that proportion will continue to grow. The Brookings Institute estimates that […]

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How to Embrace these 5 Office Space Trends Everyone Wants…Without Signing a Lease

by Nell Gable in Leasing
24 Nov 2015

So you’re not a Fortune 500 company, but you’d still like to experience some of the perks of top office spaces.  The workplace is not what it was 20 years ago. These days we expect more than a desk and a hat rack. Firms are paying heed to the current trends in office space design, […]

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Private offices vs. open seating: Which is best for your team?

by Nell Gable in Leasing, Office Hacks
17 Nov 2015

Updated February, 2019 This is the question businesses are wrestling with when trying to architect the most productive office space for their employees. For those who are skeptical about the biggest trend in office layouts, open seating, this Washington Post article: Google Got it Wrong: The Open Office Space is Destroying the Workplace pretty much sums […]

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4 Office space design trends you’ll see in 2016

by Nell Gable in Leasing, Office Hacks
12 Nov 2015

Looking ahead to a new year, we expect to see office design continue its evolution from the hallway lined with offices to a more open and collaborative space. Here’s a look at where we are and where we’re likely to go in 2016. The Open Office The modern workplace has been heavily influenced by the […]

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3 NYC Office Space Trends to Watch in 2016

by Nell Gable in Leasing
03 Nov 2015

As we move closer to the end of another year, our thoughts naturally turn to the year to come. Trends in commercial real estate, particularly with regard to office space, point to an active year in 2016. With rents reaching record high’s and available space reaching record low’s, the upcoming year will be a challenging one […]

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5 common NYC office space myths

by Nell Gable in Leasing
01 Oct 2015

If you’ve been on the hunt for New York City office space, you may think a good space is hard to find. Well, it depends on what you’re looking for and how you’re going about your search. There is no doubt that high rents associated with traditional commercial leases can easily squeeze you out of […]

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Looking for an office in NYC? Here’s how to choose the right space for your team

by Nell Gable in Leasing
29 Sep 2015

Office space is the 2nd highest cost a business faces after head count. This is especially true in New York City, where space is in high demand and prime locations are at a premium. According to the Wall Street Journal, NYC office space rents have increased an average of 6% over the last 12 months. With […]

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