Category Archives: Office Space Trends

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Is Co-Working the Right Choice for Your Business? Office Space Alternatives for Tenants Today

Co-Working companies have been big consumers of office space over the past few years.  For example, WeWork is now the largest occupier of office space in NYC leasing 5.3 million square feet. Investors are pouring billions of dollars into these … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now? What Tenants Must Know About Office Building Cell Service

We’ve all struggled with poor cell phone service in large buildings, frequently with our face pressed to the window trying to catch a bar.  The service issue typically isn’t with the carrier, but with the obstructions within a building or … Continue reading

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Office Building Amenities Arms Race

We’ve all heard of the rich perks leading tech companies offer their employees – from gourmet food to full-service gyms.  Borrowing a page from these companies, office landlords are offering many of those perks to their tenants as added amenities … Continue reading

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Corporate Office Urban Migration – Chicago & Nationally

On the heels of the great recession in December 2010, I wrote about whether the trend of office tenants moving to urban areas is a secular shift or an aberration (“Downtowns Drawing Tenants Over Suburbs: Secular Shift or Aberration?“), concluding … Continue reading

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Creative Office Space Trends

Just exactly what is “creative office space”?  What are today’s tenants looking for in office space?  How are building owners accommodating this demand?  Those questions were addressed a couple weeks ago at the Chicago Creative Office Summit.   It was a … Continue reading

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