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New Generation Of Office Tenants Prefers A Flexible Office Space Environment

Gone are the days of sitting for hours behind a line of desks and in compartmentalized cubicles in front of bulky computers. 

Workers want more natural light, interaction and collaboration with colleagues, to have the ability to work outside and have access to other amenities in or around the office building, panelists said at Bisnow's Los Angeles Office: Workplace of the Future event Wednesday at the Convene coworking space at the Wells Fargo Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Office Location Advice—What to Consider When Looking for Your Next Commercial Property

Location location location…  We all know how important it can be to the success of a retail business, but is it as important for an office location?   I think it is.   When looking for retail locations, I’ve identified key metrics in determining the right location; demographics, traffic/traffic counts; ease of access and visibility, competition and zoning.  Finding the right location for an office can be just as critical, but owners should take into consideration additional factors before deciding on their office location.

The Future Of Real Estate May Be Etched In Concrete

If you're looking for hints on the future of the real estate pipeline, including new residential and non-residential starts, you can do worse than listening to Ed Sullivan. The senior vice president and chief economist of the Portland Cement Association, Sullivan was among the keynote speakers at the recent mid-year meeting of the Herndon, Va.-based National Concrete Masonry Association, at the Inter-Continental Hotel in Chicago.

Invariably as riveting a speaker as he is an insightful forecaster, Sullivan began by noting the American economy is in something akin to a weather pattern calling for consistently warm and sunny days.

Retail Location Advice—What to Consider

Overall there are five main components you should consider for your retail space…it can be a relatively straight forward process.

Location location location…  We’ve all heard the saying before as it pertains to real estate, but what exactly does it mean when you are looking to lease a space for your business?  This varies with what type of business you have as well as what you’re looking for to help ensure the success of your business.

Wayfair to Open its First Brick & Mortar Store

Wayfair, the largest online furniture retailer in the U.S. with $6 billion in annual revenues, is following in the steps of numerous other e-tailers in opening its first brick and mortar store.

The site of the store is in Florence, KY outside of Cincinnati, according to Furniture Today. The 20,000-square-foot outlet store will be given its own space within a 260,000-square-foot distribution center being constructed to handle Wayfair’s growing online business.