How to navigate securitization when negotiating your next office lease
May05

How to navigate securitization when negotiating your next office lease

Some parts of finding a new office space are easy, like making sure it’s attractive to ideal employees and flexible for growth. Then come the negotiations and minutiae of making a deal that can take the wind out of your sail and cause you to rethink the whole idea. It doesn’t have to be that way. If you take some time to understand what you should expect from a landlord and also what a landlord will expect from you, the process can...

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Three ways to utilize labor demographics to determine your ideal office location
Apr03

Three ways to utilize labor demographics to determine your ideal office location

Tempe and Scottsdale are known as Phoenix’s “traditional” tech hubs in the Valley due to their live, work, and play environments. But the rise of downtown Phoenix as a viable alternative for technology companies continues to grow. More housing and retail options have improved the vibrancy of the area, attracting more people to the downtown area. But the question remains: How do you choose which submarket is right for your office...

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Four ways to make your office a productive space for employees
Feb14

Four ways to make your office a productive space for employees

In our last article, we discussed the importance of aligning your office space with your company’s culture to get the most out of its most valuable asset: the people. By properly doing so, you can increase productivity, collaboration, and innovation. Now I want to share with you what a company should consider to pull this alignment off. The workplace is not just where work happens; it’s also a place that determines how work happens....

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How to make your workplace reflect your company culture
Jan16

How to make your workplace reflect your company culture

The way we work is constantly changing. Organizations need to evolve with the times and find new strategies, tools, and approaches to sustain and increase business performance. In doing so, a huge focus has been placed on employee engagement, and a ton of research has been invested in learning how the physical design of the workplace can harness and communicate a company’s culture and brand values—as well as increase performance and...

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10 reasons to use a broker for your next office move
Dec19

10 reasons to use a broker for your next office move

Maybe you’re happy where you are and have a good relationship with your landlord. Or perhaps you consider yourself a good negotiator. Should you still use a broker? Yes. The “golden rule” of real estate negotiation is:  Time + Options = Leverage. Unless you have unlimited time and a knowledge of all opportunities in the market, you’re likely to leave money and flexibility on the table. In order to maximize your time and money, here...

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