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How to Make Your Workplace More Accessible

By ADA Compliance

Accessibility can be a real problem for people with physical limitations, and it is estimated that nearly 61 million Americans do. According to a 2021 study, the number of people with disabilities who are active in the workforce is growing. So, how can you make your workplace more accessible?  When it comes to issues of accessibility, here is what you can do: Recognize Accessibility Barriers The first thing that you need to do is to recognize when something is a barrier…

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10 Tips For Spring Cleaning Your Office 

By Uncategorized

With spring comes a newfound motivation to start fresh and get organized. Spring cleaning your office can help you get more done and be more productive- plus, it sets a tone that may help others tidy-up, too. There is usually less scrubbing and more de-cluttering and reorganizing involved in spring cleaning an office space. You may want to consider planning and design services that help you better configure your space for optimal productivity and comfort. Use these ten tips to spring clean your…

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Is It Time for Property Maintenance?

By Uncategorized

If you fail to take care of your commercial property, the condition and value will suffer. Over time, businesses, retail sites, and storefronts see a correlation between property maintenance and revenues. Is it time for property maintenance? Here is what commercial building owners need to know: Property Maintenance As a business owner, you need to be concerned with your customers as well as your property. If something is amiss in your building, it could interfere with productivity and revenues. You have other…

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Can Office Layouts Improve Efficiency?

By Uncategorized

When it comes to office layouts there are some obvious ways they can increase efficiency. Things like adding a bigger reception area and even additional restrooms may do wonders for your clients. But employee atmosphere is also important because productivity can suffer when your team is uncomfortable in the workplace. As much as possible, invest in a good office layout design to ensure that your employees are more motivated to work and perform. We’ll talk about different office layouts in this article and…

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Is It Time To Remodel Your Office Space?

By Uncategorized

Are you running out of space in your office or starting to feel cramped due to the increasing number of staff members you’ve hired? You may very well need to remodel your office space. As a business grows and expands, the amount of work performed in the office also increases. When employees become restless because they feel their environment limits productivity, you should recognize this situation and immediately take action. Here are signs that it’s time for an upgrade: Your Office…

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The Top Business Trends for 2022

By Uncategorized

Evolving technology and innovations make the business world a dynamic place. No one business trend remains constant for too long. To keep up with the fast-paced business world, small businesses need to be able to adapt to major trends. Here are the top business trends to look for in 2022: Remote Work Will Continue The world saw a huge increase in remote working in 2020 that has continued throughout 2021, and it is expected to continue growing in the years…

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Former West Ashley School Renovated into Office Space

By Commercial Space, Uncategorized

The former Albemarle School in West Ashley has been converted to 20 office spaces and is already fully leased.  Charleston attorney John Hagerty bought the 25,000 square foot property in 2015 for $1.4 million. He immediately started a renovation for an additional $1.6 million.  Developers named the newly refurbished office space The Schoolhouse. The Parks Conservancy has leased 4,000 square feet of office space, on the backside of the building, which is adjacent to the Parks Conservancy’s 3 1/2acre Magnolia…

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Designing Workspace in a Technology Overloaded World

By Commercial Space, Office Design

Most workers spend their days staring at a laptop screen, taking only quick, infrequent breaks. But Careful planning can improve the aesthetics of the workspace, and improve the employee’s ability to engage with coworkers when it is time to break from the virtual world. Design spaces to help people connect When designing or renovating a new office, identifying how the space will be used by employees is essential. A well-designed workplace creates spaces for group collaboration and individual work, in…

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International E-Commerce Transforming Industrial Real Estate

By commercial real estate, Industrial Property

Consumers these days are promised anything and expect everything when it comes to the seamless delivery of a product to their home. The supply chain from retailer to consumer follows an international web of retailers and logistics companies, with the goal of speeding up delivery of goods to the consumer.  The demand for urban warehouses and international distribution centers has transformed the industrial real estate market. The Effect of E-Commerce E-commerce has led to a borderless, international marketplace with growing…

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State Legislature Considers Tax Breaks for Businesses Investing in I-95 Low Income Corridor

By Charleston SC, commercial development, SC

Orangeburg lawmakers introduce legislation to try to give tax breaks to businesses that use the Port of Charleston, and develop facilities within rural areas close to interstates 26 and 95 interchange. The “Port Enhancement Zone Act,” was sponsored by Senator John Matthews (D-Bowman).  The legislation would allow distribution centers and warehouses built in low-income rural areas to claim a $1,000 tax credit for each job created as a result of this development. The tax credit would be good for up…

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