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5 Reasons to Conduct an Office Space Inspection 

By Commercial Space

A company’s employees and office space are two of its most important assets. The two are closely linked. As Richard Branson, founder of The Virgin Group, stated, “If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” Adds Doug Conant, former President and CEO of the Campbell Soup Company, “To win in the marketplace, you must first win in the workplace.” Taking good care of employees requires taking good care of their office space. An important…

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Integrating Technology Infrastructure into Your Office Design 

By Office Design

Today’s world is filled with technology. As American author and futurist Alvin Toffler stated, “The great growling engine of change is technology.” Technology is a must for today’s businesses to succeed. John Chambers, technology leader and former CEO of Cisco Systems, said boldly, “At least 40% of businesses will die in the next 10 years if they don’t figure out how to change their entire company to accommodate new technologies.” Thus, integrating technology infrastructure into workspace design and operations is…

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How to Improve Your Office’s Indoor Air Quality

By Commercial Space

Air pollution is something that may be reported on the nightly news, but that typically refers to outdoor air pollution. However, most people spend more time indoors than outdoors. The fact is that indoor air pollution is prevalent in many workplaces, so indoor air pollution should be more concerning than outdoor air pollution. Maybe it’s time to check out your office’s indoor air quality and take steps to improve it.  What Are the Impacts of Poor Indoor Air Quality? First,…

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What Type of Office Lighting is Best? 

By Office Design

It has been suggested that light has been a source of inspiration for great thinkers for centuries. Great thinking and great productivity are certainly key objectives for every office, and office lighting contributes to those objectives. Explore which type of office lighting is best for your business and its employees. Why Office Lighting is Important  It has been thoroughly demonstrated that the right office lighting improves productivity by creating a more comfortable and pleasant working environment. It can reduce eye…

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Installing a Fire Pit on Your Commercial Property 

By commercial construction

Fire pits have become increasingly popular, even for commercial spaces including restaurants, malls, ski resorts, apartment complexes, office buildings, and more. A commercial fire pit provides an appealing focal point for an outdoor space that invites mingling, conversation, and relaxation. They can look fantastic and add to each location’s value. Learn why installing a fire pit on your commercial property is a good idea.  Commercial Fire Pit Trends  These five trends indicate the features causing increased fire pit installations on…

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Sound Reasons Why Office Acoustics Matter

By Office Design

Office acoustics matter more than you may think. In fact, acoustics contribute directly to employee morale and subsequent productivity, which may have impacts on your company’s bottom line. When remodeling or updating a workspace, pay attention to acoustics and design accordingly. The return on your investment could be significant. It is important to hire a professional for optimal acoustics, as they will take into account such factors as the size of the space and viable materials for the best results that…

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Impacts of Office Renovations on Employee Morale

By Office Design

Did you know that some of the impacts of office renovations can include a boost in productivity, increased employee satisfaction, and improved revenues? It’s true; depending on the approach that you take to your office renovation, the project can have significant impacts on you, your team, and your business, overall. This is why it is important to consult with design and construction professionals before embarking on your office remodel and renovation.   Thinking of renovating your office? Consider these impacts on employee morale and productivity:  Staff…

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5 Ways to Prepare for an Office Remodel  

By Uncategorized

Been considering an office remodel? Refurbishing your workspaces can increase productivity while improving company morale, which contributes to a better bottom line. While your contractor will take care of the actual renovation, there are some things you should do to prepare your office space and protect your belongings. As begin the process of remodeling your office, consider these practical tips.  Prepare for your office remodel with these five tips:  1. Engage Employees and Gather Input: Involve employees in the planning process…

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Office Design and Layout: Productivity and Aesthetics  

By Office Design

It can be a challenging balance to combine functionality and visual appeal in an office space. It is important to have a clear understanding of the mission, branding, and goals of the business- as well as an idea of the type of office culture that you want to create. A professional office design, planning, and construction company can help with this objective, and when you are successful in merging these various aspects into your workspace, the rewards can include increased…

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Budgeting for Office Renovations: Tips for Cost-Effective Changes  

By Office Design

If you are renovating your office, consider tips for cost-effective transformations that won’t break your budget. Budgeting for office renovations can be tricky; use the following strategies to keep it simple and satisfying.   Some budget-friendly office renovation tips include these:  Make the Most of the Natural Light   A well-lit environment makes a big difference when it comes to staff productivity. If you can access and optimize natural light, it is even better. Everything looks better in natural light, too, which can give…

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