E-Commerce and 3PL Drive Strong Demand in Q3

Industrial Market Overview Industrial Market Through the first three quarter of 2015, the US industrial property market continues to perform with amazing consistency. Net absorption, vacancy, average asking rental rates and construction activity all kept moving in the same direction. Large bulk distribution deals continue to dominate market activity across the country and both speculative […]

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Ways to Create a More Flexible Office Lease

This is a guest post from our friends at REOptimizer. You can check out their blog here Most landlords prefer to negotiate long-term leases over short-term ones, and it’s easy to understand why. By locking tenants into longer terms, landlords are assured that they’ll have more of their units occupied at any given time, ensuring […]

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Key Market Snapshot: Manhattan

Trending Now The Manhattan office market remained on course during the third quarter, while volatility in the equities markets, confusion over the Fed policy and heightened concerns over the health of the global economy dominated the headlines. Unlike other regions of the country, Manhattan has a more subtle reaction to macroeconomic activity.

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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Relocating Your Office

This post appeared originally on the REOptimizer Blog.  Recently we explored how an office relocation can positively impact your business. If the pros outweigh the cons and the decision is to move, a successful planning phase is critical to ensure the important items are identified well in advance. An office relocation means a massive movement from one area […]

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US Economic Drivers: Q3 2015

National Economic Overview GDP Growth The nation’s total output of goods and services has been and remains choppy and that has investors taking a cautionary stance. Concerns over a variety of issues that could negatively impact GDP rattled the equities markets into a big selloff early in Q3, though the major indexes recovered most of […]

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Office Market: Solid and Steady in Q3

National Market Overview  Office Market The US office market recorded another vacancy decline of 10 basis points to 10.6% in Q3, after posting 10 point declines in each of the three previous quarters. However, most of the activity is concentrated in a handful of major markets, with secondary markets across the country making more modest […]

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The Basics of Office Relocation

6 Topics to Explore in your Strategy Meeting Moving an office, whether it is local relocation within a corporate campus, from city to city, or across the country, can be a daunting task. Office relocation is not a quick and easy process and it requires a significant amount of planning and foresight before the physical […]

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How More Efficient Space Planning Can Lead to Better Productivity

When businesses grow, most people automatically think that it’s time to increase the size of the facility as well. Interestingly, the latest studies indicate that doing the exact opposite can increase productivity. Sometimes smaller spaces can be better. All that really matters is that the space is planned well. It’s not about just fitting as […]

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Office Space Planning: 5 Questions for Your Business to Answer

Office space planning is an essential requirement in any office relocation or expansion. To figure out how to best utilize the space, create a strong culture, and maximize efficiency, you are going to have to do some office space planning. There are many ways that you can plan the layout to make it comfortable and conducive […]

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5 Cities with Skilled Employees to Relocate for Optimized Growth

Firms consider office relocation for numerous reasons. Sometimes, it’s simply a matter of logistics as the company has outgrown its existing space or facility. Other times, companies consider moving to take advantage of state incentives to create and retain jobs.   Another major reason is recruiting the best talent. The latest Manpower whitepaper shows that […]

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