Executives warm to pet-friendly, post-pandemic work spaces



The remote work trend has caused a lot of people to become more attached to their pets as they spend more time with their furry companions. Now, some companies are trying to entice their staff back to the office by making accommodations for pet-friendly work spaces. A recent survey from Canfield Pet Hospital and OnePoll […]

Hot desks, Zoom rooms and even holograms are set to transform the office environment



Businesses are rapidly adapting their office environments to protect employees from COVID-19 as they scramble to get people back to work. But beyond the social distancing protocols and intensive disinfection of work spaces, some companies are also leaning on new innovations in technology to accommodate their worker’s needs. A survey this week by KayoCloud, which […]

Co-working spaces poised for strong rebound post-COVID



Social distancing requirements and the shift to remote work came as a big blow to co-working and flexible workspace companies last year, but analysts say they’re bullish on the space’s prospects later this year as mass vaccinations will lead to a lot of people returning to the office. Co-working firms such as WeWork and IWG […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Office Environment



According to a recent international survey, approximately 85% of employees are unhappy with their workplace environment. To build a successful company, you need happy employees, as they’re more productive, creative, and willing to go the extra mile. To attain this, you need to be intentional about building a positive and harmonious workplace environment. Here are […]

Breather launches on-demand office space service



The commercial real estate office sector is struggling due to the trend towards remote work, and there are fears it could even collapse if people continue to work from home once the COVID-19 pandemic ends. Several major companies, including Twitter, have already said they’ll allow their employees to work from home permanently, and many other […]

Study: Work from home to become a long-term trend



As companies begin to reopen their office doors following the COVID-19 lockdown, a new survey reveals that around one third of employees are hesitant to return to the office, and would rather continue to work from home on a permanent basis. The survey by CreditCards.com in late May found that workers prefer working from home […]

Businesses borrow design concepts from college campuses



Suburban office campuses are borrowing design concepts from universities for indoor and outdoor communal spaces in hopes of appealing to more young professionals entering the workforce. For example, in Warren, N.J., an office campus is building an indoor-outdoor, 20,000-square-foot amenities hub that mimics some universities’ student recreation centers. It features patio dining, exercise equipment, and […]

Commercial real estate poised for ‘stellar year’ in 2020



The U.S. commercial real estate sector is on track for “one of its strongest years on record” in 2020, with billions of dollars likely to be invested according to commercial real estate servicer and investment firm CBRE. CBRE said the commercial real estate sector will see total investments of between $478 billion and $502 in […]

Studies show negative side to open office plans



Open office plans have grown in popularity in recent years with employers believing they help to foster a more collaborative workspace that’s preferable for the majority of workers. But new studies have cast doubt on those ideas, showing that the impact of employee well being and productivity isn’t as strong as first thought. An article […]

Landlord Bookkeeping Software: Unlocking Potential of Your Investment



Bookkeeping is a critical process for the success of your rental property business. It helps you take charge of factors contributing to your ROI. Such factors include cash flow, rental payments, tax issues, property management expenses, among others. As your real estate portfolio grows, you will need to upgrade your bookkeeping processes.  If you own […]