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Top CRE Articles in March 2020 from the REoptimizer Blog

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 30, 2020

In case you missed them, here are some of our top Commercial Real Estate articles from the REoptimizer® blog in March 2020:

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Topics: commercial real estate

Embracing Virtual Work...Especially During a Pandemic

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 25, 2020

Especially with the emergence of coronavirus, it could seem like arguments are mounting against the traditional work place. Between commuting, sitting, a lack of focus, and now the risk of COVID, offices are getting a bad rap. Virtual working arrangements have real benefits -- especially when it comes to driving employee health and satisfaction -- but offices still have a few tricks left up their sleeves, too.

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How IoT (Internet of Things) Can Help Transform Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 22, 2020

Does a robot vacuum your floors? Remind your kids of the weather so they wear their (darn) rain boots to school? And make sure that your thermostat turns itself down to 63 when no one's home? The Internet of Things (IoT) has probably transformed the way that you live your life in your off-hours. Now, it's coming to your office. In a big way. Here are eight real technologies that are transforming the ways that we work in, take care of, and think about office space.  All are available today, so you might see them at your desk tomorrow!

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Topics: internet of things

4 Ways to Get a More Flexible Office Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 18, 2020

Even for the most well-established companies, it is never possible to predict the future with complete accuracy. Unforeseeable economic downturns can lead to financial burdens, and opportunities for growth may emerge unexpectedly. Rapidly developing technology can even impact companies, shifting priorities, making certain jobs redundant or allowing key business functions to be relocated. Because so much is unpredictable, flexibility is of the utmost importance for commercial leases. The following tips can help you get the most flexible office lease possible to future-proof your business.

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Topics: office lease

When Looking for Office Space Don't Forget About These Amenities

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 16, 2020

When you're comparing potential offices, cost, size and location are likely your top priorities, but you shouldn't look at amenities as mere extras. Amenities are those special touches and perks that turn offices into comfortable, attractive workplaces that employees love to work in. Finding a building that offers some of these highly-sought amenities can go a long way toward promoting high morale and assisting with recruitment and retention.

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Commercial Lease Coming Due? The Best Time for Due Diligence

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 11, 2020

If you have a lease coming due, it might already be too late to have the perfect amount of time to decide what to do. Believe it or not, the due diligence process for renewing a lease or finding a new space can easily take 18 months. That might seem like a lot of time, but it's not as long as you think.

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How to Ergonomically Plan Your Office Space

Posted by Bailey Belmont on Mar 08, 2020

Guest blog by Bailey Belmont.
Bailey is a Content Manager at HandmadeWriting. She is a regular sites and blogs contributor. A true coffee imbiber she loves sharing her ideas on Design and Home Improvements. Bailey loves spending her time with family or going camping. 

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Topics: Office Space