A common knock against open-office layouts is the noise factor. Sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with colleagues may open the lines of communication and foster collaboration but it can cost some employees their focus and sanity.
This week we're featuring the Y&R Group offices.
Let's face it, the commercial real estate industry is still stuck in its ways from decades ago. Archaic inventory systems and manual procurement of spaces should have been a thing of the past years ago. It's 2016 and fortunately for the industry, there's TheSquareFoot. We are a technology fuelled brokerage that is poised to make the leasing process smooth and painless.
This week we're featuring the offices of creative advertisement firm HUB Australia in Sydney, Australia.
Welcome to TheSquareFoot's newest addition to our blog. This segment is called the "Weekly Best of Instagram" where we trawl instagram for some of the best photos and videos of commercial real estate. This week we are featuring buildings and we have some really good ones. What do you look for in your search for office space? For us, we like buildings with beautiful lines that create a wondrous sense of magnificence.
This week we're featuring the Telegraph Media Group offices
This week we're featuring Polaris Partners out in Boston to check out offices. The Polaris Partner offices were designed by ACTWO Architects, and is 15,000 sqft (find out how much space you need for your team.)
This week we're checking out multimedia financial-services company The Motley Fool located in Alexandria, VA. The space was designed by FORM Architects " who successfully created a whimsical office for a financial company.
This week we're heading out to Borehamwood, England to check out Just Eat offices. The Just Eat offices were designed by The Interiors Group, and are just over 40,000 sqft (find out how much space you need for your team.)
This week we're featuring the Haptic Architects who recently designed a new office for Arkwright in Oslo, Norway. The office was completed in 2014 and features a beautiful modern and simplistic design.
This week we're featuring a coworking space: Jelly Button Games and Hamutzim Studio in Tel Aviv, Israel. This coworking space was designed by Roy David Studio. Although the space is only 7,534 sqft (find out how much space you need for your team), Jelly Button Games and Hamutzim Studios share the same founders, making it easier for them to share the space.
This week we're featuring the offices of creative advertisement firm Wild Card in Culver City, CA. The Wild Card offices were designed by Christopher David Associates and were inspired by the creative aspects of the company.
This week we're featuring the Arup offices in Manchester, England. The Arup offices were designed by TSK Group in 2014 and span 20,000 sqft. TSK Group plays with the traditional office by using bright colors and unexpected objects to create surprise.
Finding office space is one of the most important challenges any business faces. Not only will rent likely be your second largest expense (following payroll), but your office will also be your second home and becomes reflective of your company, team, and culture. Your office has a significant impact on hiring, retaining talent, and keeping employees engaged. For growing companies, price, location, size, and timing are all crucial to the search.
Let’s face it, we’re in our offices for around 90,000 hours in our lives. That’s a lot of time to spend at a desk that you hate. Luckily for you there are some pretty rad desk supplies that can keep you organized and “aesthetically pleased” all at the same time. We’re starting a new series that features office supplies for different types of personalities, and first up is for the trendsetters amongst us.
This week we present to you the iZotope offices in Cambridge, Massachussetts. The iZotope offices were designed by Unispace and were finished in 2014. This space spans 35,000 sqft (find out how much space you need for your team and combines wood, brick, and paint to innovate a look all their own.
This week, we're featuring Wonderfactory and their NYC office as our office space of the week.
This week, we're featuring Nylon Magazine and their NYC office as our office space of the week.
This week, we're choosing the ?WhatIf! offices in NYC by Mapos architects as our office space of the week. The NYC office is 12,000 sqft (find out how much space your office needs) and was done on a budget of $775,000.
As we already know first impressions are incredibly important, and that sentiment absolutely extends to office space. Visitors and clients alike get a sense of an office environment and your company culture the first time they enter a space, and in fact, a bad lobby can be a red flag to look for when touring offices.
This week's office space of the week goes to Astor Hellas, a leading wholesale international trading company in the Greek market and their new 4,300sqft office in Thessaloniki (wondering how much office space your team needs? Try our office space calculator.)