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Workplace Amenities Post COVID-19 You Will Want

Posted by Don Catalano on Aug 10, 2020


COVID-19 has shifted priorities, not just for individuals, but also for companies. In the age of coronavirus, businesses are rethinking what matters most, placing more of an emphasis on business continuity and health and safety. With this new mindset, many once highly sought amenities are no longer in demand. A large state-of-the-art gym or on-site bar and restaurant no longer has the same appeal it once did. Instead, amenities like these are at the top of companies' to-do lists.

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Topics: covid-19

Ways to Rethink Office Design Post COVID-19

Posted by Don Catalano on Aug 05, 2020


The Post COVID-19 office design will be quite different. There will be no more people rushing into one another, and employees are likely going to be separated by partitions to minimize physical contact. Planning office design during this period may require a lot of thinking and creativity. However, it doesn’t have to be difficult. In this article, you are going to learn how to rethink office design post-COVID-19.

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Topics: covid-19

Top CRE Articles in July 2020 from the REoptimizer Blog

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 29, 2020


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

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Topics: commercial real estate

9 Office Leasing Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 27, 2020


In 2026, we'll celebrate the 300th anniversary of the first dedicated office building -- the (Old) Admiralty Office in London. We've learned a lot about how to build, occupy and use offices since then, but we still have a long way to go, at the same time. In our experience, here are the nine mistakes that we see tenants making every day.

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Topics: office leasing

6 Ways to Cut Costs on Your Office Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 22, 2020


The pandemic has impacted every aspect of daily life, and businesses are not immune to its effects. Even companies that were financially robust at the start of the year may begin to see shutdowns and changes in consumer spending impacting their bottom line. If you're looking for ways to save money while you weather these turbulent times, your office is a good place to start. After all, commercial leases are often one of the biggest ongoing expenditures for businesses. Here are some ways that you may be able to reduce costs:

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Topics: Office Space

What to Know Before Subleasing Your Space

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 20, 2020


If you find yourself in a situation where you have too much space than you need for your business, subleasing is an excellent option to consider. Subleasing is the renting of property by a tenant to another person (known as the sublessee) for a portion of the tenant's existing lease contract.

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7 Terms You Want in Your Next Office Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Jul 15, 2020

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Topics: office lease