The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant changes in the Commercial Real Estate office market. As brokers, we have been able to see and participate in these changes firsthand. All Tenants and Landlords are making adjustments on how they lease space. When culture-altering changes happen, companies that learn to adapt are far more successful than those that don’t. … Continue reading 7 Lasting Changes From COVID in Office Space
As more and more companies around the country are returning to work, big corporations are trying to incentivize their employees to get them back into the office. Some are even bribing their employees with the promise of charity donations for each day that an employee comes to the office (The Carrot). Other companies are threatening … Continue reading Stick or Carrot?
We are THE office guys. We have dedicated almost 4 decades to simply leasing office space. Times are changing and we, along with our Tenants and Landlords, have to learn from the pandemic. We have to continually adapt to the market. On that note, check out this article and see below for my comments on this … Continue reading How Will YOU Use Office Space?
As work from home and flex work continue to progress, there have been a number of different experiences, challenges, and thoughts from employers who are living this change in work habits in real-time. Take a look below to see some quotes that were pulled from business owners and C Suite leaders: — “The talent … Continue reading Quotes From Employers on Work from Home
The illusion of work from home (WFH) proving more productive than being in the office together, is called out in this great article from The Economist. The argument against the myth is actually articulated really well. My simple takeaway is that it’s harder and costlier to collaborate virtually, making job skills suffer. See below … Continue reading Why Companies are Migrating Back to the Office
We continue to talk about the return to the office in this narrative because it’s at the forefront of our clients’ minds. The below report from Leesman polled real estate leaders on the state of the workplace following the Covid-19 pandemic. Here are a few takeaways I found most interesting: –Almost 40% are planning major changes … Continue reading What CEOs are Saying About the Office
At the Coppola-Cheney Group, we have been waiting for workers to get back into the office since the start of COVID….and now here it is. Companies are making employees come back to the office to work. This isn’t a shock to us because we talk to owners, CEOs, and leaders every day. They want this. … Continue reading Shocker: Workers are Going Back to the Office?
No matter what sector of real estate you focus on, E-Commerce affects us all. Its disruption of the commercial real estate world has accelerated exponentially due to COVID-19’s effects on our shopping behavior. This disruption is forcing property owners, especially industrial and retail, to re-think how they “maximize” the sites they own. It’s also spilling … Continue reading Development Strategies for Maximizing E-Commerce Demand
The evolution of hybrid work continues as companies move on from the pandemic. While work from home (WFH) satisfies many, the allure of work from anywhere (WFA) may seem like a dream scenario. The article below from The Economist takes a closer look at the realities of completely untethered work. It’s important for employers and Landlords to understand … Continue reading Will Work from Anywhere Work?
For all of you holding out, it is time to accept Work-From-Home as mainstream. We think some version of this is here to stay, and while it may have peaked during the pandemic (check out my narrative on how a recession will impact WFH), it is something that all executives will have to take into … Continue reading Work-From-Home Explained