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Rent

Is Remote Work the “Netflix” for office buildings?

Jim Kramer on CNBC Squawk Box recently rhetorically asked: will this mandated “work from home” be the Netfix for office buildings as Netflix was for movie theatres?  I don’t think the analogy fits.  Pre-COVID 19, tenants were laser-focused on collaborative … Continue reading

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What’s Next for Co-Working After the WeWork Debacle?

Fueled by the dangerous accelerant of “Other People’s Money”, WeWork expanded rapidly across the country and worldwide.  At the beginning of the year, the company was “valued” at $47 Billion making it the most valuable startup in the country.  Reality … Continue reading

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Tenant Build-out

Is the Open Office Plan Dead?

Last year a Harvard Business School associate professor (Ethan Bernstein) led the first empirical study measuring both face-to-face and electronic interaction before and after two Fortune 500 companies moved to an open barrier-free workspace.  Contrary to conventional wisdom, the study … Continue reading

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Pre-lease Issues

Not Your Father’s Office – Office Space Trends

In the late 1960’s, Herman Miller, an American manufacturer of office furniture and equipment, spawned the idea of office cubicles.  The cubicle’s popularity was sustained until about 10 years ago, when companies began to notice that the way in which … Continue reading

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