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Thinking of Consolidating Your Offices? Here Are 5 Tips

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 21, 2021


Consolidating multiple branch locations into one or two main offices often makes sense for companies that have experienced changes in their geographic reach, are struggling to improve efficiency or have observed widespread underutilization of space. In the post-pandemic era, there are even more reasons why you might wish to reduce the number of offices that you have. If you're one of the many companies that have decided to opt for a hybrid model with employees permanently working from home part of the time, eliminating some of your offices can reduce costs. To ensure a successful consolidation, follow these tips:

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Topics: space consolidation

How Will Organizations Rethink Their Workplaces Post-COVID-19?

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 19, 2021


COVID-19 has massively accelerated the need for office space planning. Across industries, business leaders will use the lessons from this lockdown remote work experiment to reimagine how work is done as well as what role offices should play. With safety as an underlying principle, these essential points can enable a resilient workplace post COVID-19.

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Topics: workplace, covid-19

5 Technology Considerations When Working From a Home Office

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 14, 2021


If your company is planning to make a switch to the virtual office space, you need to start considering what technologies will be appropriate for ensuring a smooth transition. Working remotely offers flexibility, but it poses several challenges for employees. With the right technology setup, you can minimize friction and boost productivity. Here are a few technology considerations for moving to a virtual office:

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Topics: technology, WFH

Tips When Trying to Get Out of a Commercial Lease

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 12, 2021


Regardless of the size of the business, there will be a time when getting out of a commercial lease is the best option for the business. Unlike residential leases, you can’t simply walk out of a commercial lease. Some clauses are needed to be fulfilled. To get out of a commercial lease pain-free requires a deliberate process. In this article, we are going to explore the steps you need to follow to get out of a commercial lease legally.

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Topics: Commercial Lease

The Differences Between Assignment and Sublease

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 07, 2021


Commercial real estate tenants have a number of options during their tenancy. With offices closing due to the effects of COVID-19, commercial tenants can begin to explore various leasing clauses that they have. Subleasing and Assignment are two different processes that tenants can take advantage of to suit their specific business needs.

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Topics: Sublease

How to Plan a Successful Office Move

Posted by Don Catalano on Apr 05, 2021


Changing office locations can be very tasking as a lot of factors and individual needs have to be evaluated. As opposed to moving to a new home, moving offices requires careful planning and organization to minimize cost, damages, and errors due to oversight.

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Topics: commercial office relocation

4 Ways To Design Sustainable Workplaces

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 24, 2021


A sustainable workplace seeks to achieve the balance of the triple bottom line of people, planet, and profit to have long-term success and viability. Sustainable workplaces focus on protecting the safety, health, and welfare of their workforce. In a post-COVID-19 world, companies need to start focusing on workplace sustainability. In this article, we are going to explore the various ways of designing a sustainable workplace.

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Topics: cre sustainability

5 Reasons to Optimize Your CRE Portfolio During COVID-19

Posted by Don Catalano on Mar 17, 2021


Compared to past pandemics, COVID-19 has had a major and immediate impact on the CRE industry. When properly executed, CRE portfolio optimization enhances business and workplace performance and unlocks opportunities with data-driven strategies. This article aims to showcase the reasons to optimize your CRE portfolio during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Topics: office optimization