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Co-working spaces are expanding into malls and suburbs - Fast Company
People may not want to go to the mall to shop, but they do want to go to work. It’s all part of an expanding footprint for co-working spaces in suburban America.
area-development-features  Matt  this-week-453  retail  retail-industry  real-estate  suburbs  collabarative-workspace 
2 days ago by areadevelopment
What is an office for? - strategy+business
The rise of remote working is making companies more focused on the spaces they create to bring people together.
Around-the-web  this-week-452  office-design  workplace-trends  collabarative-workspace 
13 days ago by areadevelopment
In Focus: Taking Advantage of the Remote Working Trend - Area Development
With the majority of employees worldwide spending at least a portion of their time working remotely, facility mangers need to alter their workspaces.
area-development-features  Matt  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  collabarative-workspace  facility-planning 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Agile Real Estate’s Impact on Incentives - Area Development
Agile real estate solutions that reduce your firm’s level of investment and/or headcount may have an effect on incentives provided by state and local entities.
area-development-features  Matt  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  facility-planning  collabarative-workspace  real-estate  corporate-real-estate  site-selection  economic-development 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
“Maker Spaces” for Local Crafts Producers Add Vitality to Cities - Urban Land Magazine
Creating functional spaces for makers requires “patient capital” and landlords willing to see maker space development as a “long-term play,” said Abir Ali, director of design and culture at the Platform, a Detroit-based real estate developer who is also a principal at Ali Sandifer, a handcrafted furniture maker.
urban-revitalization  maker-spaces  collabarative-workspace  small-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-423 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Exclusive: Alexa is coming to the office - Axios
Amazon is bringing its voice assistant into a range of business settings, big and small, like hotels and co-working spaces.
amazon  collabarative-workspace  workplace-trends  Around-the-web  this-week-416 
march 2018 by areadevelopment
Lord & Taylor Building, Icon of New York Retail, Will Become WeWork Headquarters - The New York Times
From the moment its doors opened more than a century ago, the Lord & Taylor building on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan has stood as a monument to old-school retail.
this-week-401  wework  new-york  new-york-city  mid-atlantic  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  headquarters  collabarative-workspace  jobs 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Old Hollywood Buildings Get Makeovers and Turn ‘Creative’ - The New York Times
“Whether you’re an entertainment firm or a law firm, what we hear consistently is that companies are trying to enhance collaboration and deliver a workplace that will enhance that,” - John D. Zanetos, senior vice president for brokerage services at the commercial real estate services firm CBRE in Los Angeles
adaptive-re-use  collabarative-workspace  workplace-trends  Around-the-web  los-angeles  this-week-343 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
What these photos of Facebook’s new headquarters say about the future of work - The Washington Post
The lack of offices for Zuckerberg and the rest of his management team is seen by many Facebook employees as proof of the company's openness. They don't even occupy the best office real estate, such as near the soaring windows with stunning views of nearby salt marshes.
this-week-332  Around-the-web  Matt  facebook  headquarters  workforce  collabarative-workspace  high-tech 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
New Fox Valley Tech 'manufacturing mall' built around collaboration - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The 12,000-square-foot building in Neenah is home to Grassroots Machining, Industrial Machine Services, J.W. Welding and Northern Compressor.

It's a one-stop shop for everything from engineering and product prototypes to metal fabrication and machine maintenance.
industry-clusters  innovation-centers  collabarative-workspace  regional-reports  milwaukee  wisconsin  university-economic-development  technical-colleges  Around-the-web  this-week-331 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Your Corporate Headquarters Can Symbolize Your Company Culture - Forbes
But when an organization does indeed create an office environment and atmosphere that emits harmony, collaboration and a sense of vitality throughout its confines, there is an undeniable and infectious culture that manifests.
corporate-headquarters  facility-planning  workplace-design  Around-the-web  this-week-330  collabarative-workspace 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Should Your Company Embrace Coworking? - Harvard Business Review
The coworking movement developed to provide community and a collaborative working environment for independent and remote workers. It’s a trend some established companies are learning from.
collabarative-workspace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  Around-the-web  this-week-322 
september 2015 by areadevelopment
Why People Thrive in Coworking Spaces - HBR
What makes coworking spaces – defined as membership-based workspaces where diverse groups of freelancers, remote workers, and other independent professionals work together in a shared, communal setting – so effective? And are there lessons for more traditional offices?
this-week-305  Around-the-web  workplace-trends  collabarative-workspace 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Philadelphia is a hive of innovation activity. How can we cross-pollinate across all business sectors, including technology and manufacturing. - Philadelphia Business Journal
Philadelphia has the ability to rewrite the rules on collaborative innovation. While knowledge used to be power, it is now knowledge-sharing that can create a long-term, sustainable ecosystem of growth.
Philadelphia  Metros  innovation-hubs  collabarative-workspace  small-business  this-week-304  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Google Didn't "Get it Wrong": A Deeper Look into that Recent WaPo Piece about Open Offices - Work Design Magazine
In the wake of the latest diatribe against open office plans, Kay Sargent, director of workplace strategies for Lend Lease, says the vitriol is misguided. Google didn’t “get it wrong” and the open office trend isn’t “destroying the workplace”. Here are six approaches to creating more harmonious workspaces, open or otherwise.
google  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  this-week-288  around-the-web 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Rules for Designing an Engaging Workplace - Harvard Business Review
As today’s companies wake up to the value of workers who are truly engaged in their work — a clear case of trying to encourage certain ways of thinking and behaving – they should probably be paying far more attention to place design. Few things are more instrumental in boosting — or diminishing — levels of employee engagement.
workplace-design  office-design  collabarative-workspace  around-the-web 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Workspaces That Move People - Harvard Business Review
Few companies measure whether the design of their workspaces helps or hurts performance, but they should. The authors have collected data that capture individuals’ interactions, communications, and location information. They’ve learned that face-to-face interactions are by far the most important activity in an office; creating chance encounters between knowledge workers, both inside and outside the organization, improves performance.
this-week-282  around-the-web  office-design  corporate-headquarters  workplace-trends  collabarative-workspace 
november 2014 by areadevelopment
Make It Work: The future of workplace design - Warren and Mahoney Architects
With the rise of flexible working, workplaces need to be ‘sticky’; they need to help people to work to their best potential by offering better opportunities for collaborating and concentrating than anywhere else.
this-week-280  around-the-web  workplace-design  workplace-trends  collabarative-workspace  office-design 
october 2014 by areadevelopment
An Open Office Experiment That Actually Worked - Harvard Business Review
Nowadays many people regard open-plan offices with skepticism — remnants of a once-cool work space fad that led to more distraction than innovation. But we at The Bridgespan Group decided to test that conventional wisdom six months ago when we moved 70 employees from offices and cubicles on two floors of a building in Boston’s Back Bay to a dramatically different space fashioned out of the gutted top floor of a tower four blocks away.
open-office-plans  office-design  collabarative-workspace  this-week-279  around-the-web 
october 2014 by areadevelopment
Turning your environment into a productivity machine - CFO Insights - Deloitte
Corporate real estate is undergoing a revolution. Companies are tearing down their walls, and the result is that shared spaces like “huddle zones” are crowding out individual workspace – including the corner office, in some cases. Such overhauls tend to yield big cost savings in the form of rent and construction costs. What many companies fail to take into account, however, is that physical space is just one component of today’s workplace. Two other components, namely virtual interactions and management practices, also play critical roles in shaping how people work and how productive they can be.
workplace-design  workplace-trends  CFO  workforce-development  humanresources  collabarative-workspace  this-week-277  around-the-web 
september 2014 by areadevelopment
Helping Businesses Use Workplace Design to Impact their Bottom Line -The Engaged Scholar E-Newsletter - Michigan State University
Many studies have shown that the design of a workplace has an impact on employee performance and business efficiency. But often, design principles are very industry-specific, making it challenging for a broad range of professionals in the design industry to access comprehensive data applicable to various sectors of the workforce, especially the knowledge sector.
workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  indoor-environmental-quality  this-week-265  around-the-web 
june 2014 by areadevelopment
“Cubed”: How the American office worker wound up in a box - Salon.com
From the Organization Man to open-plan design, a new history of the way the office has shaped the modern world
workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  office-design  this-week-259  around-the-web 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Five Ironies in Workplace Design - Amanda Schneider - Huffington Post
As quickly as we solve one workplace design challenge, new challenges emerge. Like a game of "Whac-A-Mole" it seems by the time we hit one mole, two more pop up.
workplace-design  office-design  collabarative-workspace  this-week-257  around-the-web 
april 2014 by areadevelopment
Next Space: The Office of the Future for the Workers of Today - ideas + buildings
Six firms were to choose a suite on an empty floor of an existing office building in Crystal City, Virginia, and design a workplace including enclosed offices, open workspace and a pantry.
office-design  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  facility-planning  this-week-255  around-the-web 
march 2014 by areadevelopment
The Open-Office Trap - The New Yorker
The open office was originally conceived by a team from Hamburg, Germany, in the nineteen-fifties, to facilitate communication and idea flow. But a growing body of evidence suggests that the open office undermines the very things that it was designed to achieve.
workforce-development  collabarative-workspace  office-design  this-week-245  around-the-web 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Collegiate Design: The New Driver for Workplace Design - HOK
By incorporating campus design concepts into the workplace, organizations can improve recruitment and employee retention while supporting evolving work styles, believe HOKs Brett Shwery and KI’s Jonathan Webb. In this new publication, Shwery and Webb examine how to integrate campus design principles into the workplace and predict factors that will influence the continuous evolution of workplace design.
workforce-development  collabarative-workspace  workplace-design  interior-design  office-design  this-week-244  around-the-web 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Meet the workspace designer for Dropbox, Instagram, and other internet startups - Quartz
Lauren Geremia has designed interior office spaces for US technology startups including Dropbox, Instagram, and Hightail (formerly known as YouSendIt.) She founded her firm, Geremia Design, in 2010 to change the way employers think about office design.
architecture  interior-design  office-design  workplace-design  workplace-trends  collabarative-workspace  this-week-243  around-the-web 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
The Future of Work in an ‘Always On’ World - Ideas Lab
How we work, where we work and the type of work we do is changing—forever—with growing interconnectivity and technological dominance.
workforce-development  workforce-mobility  collabarative-workspace  ICT  this-week-242  around-the-web 
december 2013 by areadevelopment
Making a Statement with Office Space: Finding Workplaces that Last - Area Development Online
Well-designed office facilities will aid a company in recruiting and retaining talent in today’s marketplace — and well into the future.
area-development-features  workplace-design  workplace  facility-planning  real-estate  office-design  office  matt  collabarative-workspace  urbanization 
november 2013 by areadevelopment
A Peek into the Digital Workplace - Innovation Excellence
I had the opportunity to sit down recently with fellow author Scott Berkun to talk with him about his new book The Year Without Pants, which catalogs his experience in two years with Automattic, the company that runs WordPress.com
this-week-233  around-the-web  workplace-design  workforce-mobility  collabarative-workspace  high-tech  innovation 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
At One of Tech's Hottest Startups, a Huge New Office Aims Small - Wired.com
You get the sense that this intersection of the digital and the physical is where Dorsey’s passion truly lives. Square’s new offices reflect that fascination in the way they leverage classic Mid-Century design thinking to create an idealized space for modern-day knowledge work. In Square’s inner world, as with its products, the goal is a harmonious convergence of the digital and physical to create a virtuous feedback loop.
this-week-233  around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  high-tech  office-design 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
The death of the private office: Have we gone too far? - Fortune Management
As the per-person square footage in offices continues to shrink, many workers - and managers - are beginning to wonder whether we've reached the limit.
around-the-web  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  office-design  this-week-231 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
The Big Squeeze: he Impact of Densification on Building Infrastructure & Company Culture - The McMorrow Corporate Facilities Management Report
As a practice companies should continually seek greater space efficiencies when and wherever possible; as a strategy to accommodate growth and reduce operating costs, however, densification is the planning equivalent of trying to squeeze 20 pounds of potatoes into a 10 pound sack. It’s reactive, not proactive.
around-the-web  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  this-week-229  facility-planning  office-design 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Can you improve culture with an outdoor office design? - Open Forum
Outdoor workspace offers the fresh air and change of scenery known for helping us be more productive. It sounds appealing, but is it right for you?
small-business  around-the-web  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  this-week-226  office-design 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
Sterile offices giving way to 'creative spaces' - latimes.com
More businesses are trading traditional cubicles and big partitions for what real estate companies are calling creative space.
around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  office-design  this-week-222 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
An Office Landscape Designed to Kill Boring Meetings - Wired.com
Designs become icons when they embody the time in which they were created. The Eames lounge chair represented a midcentury shift to a more casual home
this-week-220  around-the-web  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  office-design 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Cost Efficient, Open-space Office Designs: Ditching Desks -- and Privacy - Knowledge@Wharton
Things you will find upon arriving for work each morning at GlaxoSmithKline in Philadelphia's Navy Yard: A tranquility room for prayer, a rooftop perch with city views for impromptu meetings, work stations that allow for typing at a keyboard while simultaneously walking two miles an hour on the treadmill, and a fairly good chance that at some point during the day you will bump into the CEO.
around-the-web  this-week-219  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  office-design 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
3 pillars of highly creative workplaces - Boston.com
Collaboration, creativity and innovation are key components of the modern workplace and an increasingly important recruitment tool for successful companies to attract top-tier talent. Given the nature and speed of business today, how can the workplace contribute positively to performance?
around-the-web  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  this-week-218 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Engaging Millennials in the Office Space Conversation - Cassidy Turley Blog
Through an in-house steering committee made up of employees of all generations, we heard that the following aspects were really important to our talent: Being in the center of the action; Collaboration; Flexibility
around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  facility-planning  this-week-218  office-design 
june 2013 by areadevelopment
Zappos to Build Intentionally Inconvenient Office in Las Vegas - ArchDaily
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh recently jumped into the debate over working from home that was sparked by Yahoo’s recall of its remote workers, telling CNBC that he feels that it’s difficult to build a strong company culture when you have lots of telecommuters.
this-week-210  around-the-web  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  corporate-headquarters 
april 2013 by areadevelopment
Say Goodbye to the Office Cubicle - WSJ.com
Walls Come Down as Many Companies Switch to Layouts Designed to Foster Collaboration
this-week-209  around-the-web  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace 
april 2013 by areadevelopment
Marissa Mayer's Misstep And The Unstoppable Rise Of Telecommuting - Newgeography.com
Forget for a minute the amazing hubris of a rich, glamorous CEO, with a nursery specially built next to her office, ordering less well-compensated parents to trudge back to the office, leaving their less important offspring in daycare or in the hands of nannies.
labor  workforce-development  this-week-208  aol  around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  demographics  telecommuting 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
For Google, the office is key to worker success - The Globe and Mail
Want to really boost innovation? Ditch telecommuting and create office spaces that spur serendipitous encounters. That’s what David Radcliffe, the Canadian-born executive tasked with scouring the planet for Google Inc. offices, advises.
this-week-208  around-the-web  workplace-design  collabarative-workspace  office-design 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
How to Build Employee Engagement: Open-Plan Offices - Small Business Trends
Studies of open office spaces show that they are effective at increasing employee engagement. I see this research confirmed on a daily basis thanks to the open-plan office I work in. The benefits of an open office space include...
around-the-web  small-business  collabarative-workspace  facility-planning  this-week-206  office-design 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
"Serendipitous Interaction" Key To Tech Firms Workplace Design - All Tech Considered : NPR
When Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer decided to end full-time work-from-home arrangements at her company, a cultural firestorm ignited. But it was just the latest step in Mayer's effort to transform Yahoo's culture.
labor  mobile-workforce  around-the-web  workplace-design  industry-reports  collabarative-workspace  high-tech  this-week-206  telecommuting  humanresources 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Changing Office Trends Hold Major Implications for Future Office Demand - CoStar Group
Pioneered by Tech Firms in California, Communal Workspace Model Becoming More Mainstream Among Big Office Firms
around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  facility-planning  this-week-206  office-design 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Interiors: Workplaces For The New Workforce - facilitiesnet
Corporations are redesigning workplace environments as a strategy to compete for Generation Y talent. As part of the strategy, they also are creating workplaces to shape a new corporate culture.
workplace-design  around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  facility-planning 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Innovative Workplace Design Needed for Modern Business World - Leslie Saul and Associates
Changes in technology, the economy, and the business world have created demand for a new breed of innovative corporate workplace design.
around-the-web  workforce-mobility  collabarative-workspace  interior-design  facility-planning  office-design  this-week-205 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Place Matters in a Mobile World - Workspace Design
Technological innovations have altered the foundation from which we work and, more fundamentally, how we interact with both each other and the world around us. It has created a world of untethered workers, people who do not have to be anywhere in particular to perform the basic function of their job. And while completely office-less companies and organizations now exist, it is simply not a broadly acceptable model for the future because place matters, a lot.
around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  office-design  this-week-205 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Why Bother With Buildings At All? - Steelcase Workspring
We’re entering a new phase in the purpose of buildings. What do we think we know about the ground state conditions for the next phase? First, this “new work” experience is defined by the cognitive and social, the I and the We. Learning and creativity are keys. Our work cultures are already beginning to reflect this, but our attitude about space has not kept up, hence low utilization.
workforce-development  around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  workforce-mobility  virtual-offices  office-design  this-week-205 
march 2013 by areadevelopment
Four Steps for Measuring Workplace Design Investments - Forbes
In a sluggish economy, workplace design investments are suffering substantial scrutiny. Corporate execs predictably (and, yes, rightly) want to know, “How will this move the business forward?” and “How will you prove it?”
workplace-design  around-the-web  collabarative-workspace  this-week-204 
february 2013 by areadevelopment
Cummins ditches traditional cubicles for collaborative open workspace, treadmills - The Republic
COLUMBUS, Ind. - Cummins Inc. is introducing some of its employees to the office of the future. And the future is clean, bright and full of open space.
office-design  twitterfeed  around-the-web  This-Week-176  collabarative-workspace  interior-design  facility-planning 
july 2012 by areadevelopment

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