REoptimizer® Blog

6 Ways to Increase Connectivity in the Office

Posted by Holly Welles on Oct 17, 2018 8:32:00 AM


Guest blog by Holly Welles. Holly is a real estate blogger interested in the ever-shifting landscape of the market. You can read more of her work on her own blog, The Estate Update, or subscribe for a first look at every new tip and follow her on Twitter @HollyAWelles.

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Topics: commercial real estate

The Importance of An Office Layout

Posted by Don Catalano on Oct 15, 2018 8:32:00 AM


Finding the perfect location is just the start of creating the best office for your company. The way that you lay out the space also matters greatly, making it important that you take the time to carefully plan your office design. Here are some of the reasons why office layout is so important:

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Topics: office layout

Negotiating Your Commercial Lease 101

Posted by Don Catalano on Oct 10, 2018 8:32:00 AM


When you receive a lease from a prospective landlord, the document is a work in progress. With commercial real estate, it's expected that negotiations will take place and that the initial offer may be amended. To set yourself up for success at the negotiating table, follow these tips:

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Topics: Lease Negotiation Tips, commercial real estate

The Drawbacks of Open Offices

Posted by Don Catalano on Oct 8, 2018 8:32:00 AM


Right now, it seems like open offices are all the rage. Employers believe that these shared communal work spaces encourage collaboration and foster a feeling of community that boosts employee morale. But is this new trend in spatial planning really best for businesses? Read on to learn more about open offices and what experts believe offices will look like in the future. 

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Topics: open office

FASB 13 -- An Update for 2018 Q4

Posted by Don Catalano on Oct 3, 2018 8:32:00 AM


The changes to the lease accounting standards -- commonly referred to as FASB 13 -- are finally coming into effect for publicly traded companies as of December 15, 2018. Whether your company is privately held or publicly traded, these new standards will change how your leases get reflected on your balance sheet.

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Topics: FASB

The Costs of the Benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT)

Posted by Don Catalano on Oct 1, 2018 8:33:00 AM


The Internet of Things -- IoT -- is the network of devices that connect to the Internet without needing humans. Smart sensors, security devices, wireless audio systems, self-finding pallets and RFID badges can all be part of an IoT system. Internet of Things adoption in the US has reached the point that, in 2017, a Wisconsin tech company offered RFID tracking tags as implants to their workers, letting them tap into the internet without any devices.

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Topics: iot, internet of things, commercial real estate

Top Commercial Real Estate Articles in September 2018 from the REoptimizer Blog

Posted by Don Catalano on Sep 27, 2018 8:32:00 AM


In case you missed them, here are some of our top Commercial Real Estate articles from the REoptimizer® blog in September:

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Topics: commercial real estate