On November 12, commercial brokers everywhere were stunned by the news that New York’s One World Trade Center had supplanted Chicago’s Willis Tower as the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Stunned? Okay, maybe not. After all, it’s not as if the announcement from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat makes Willis Tower
Silicon Valley and San Francisco aren’t the only urban centers that have office workspaces completely different than those that existed just a decade or two ago. Thanks to tech behemoths like Facebook and Google, companies around the U.S. are seeing a fundamental shift in workspace. Traditional space users—law firms, accounting groups, ad agencies, and so
Midmarket executives should be aware of new trends in work environments. Current commercial real estate trends show that traditional space users – law firms, accounting firms, ad agencies and even major public real estate companies – are now looking to edgy tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google for inspiration in both redesigning their offices
Assuming is not always the best approach for companies where the demographic skews older, says Howard Ecker, who owns Howard Ecker & Co., a commercial tenant representation firm.