Speech was given on May 12, 2016 at Leadership Contra Costa 2016 Graduation Ceremonies, Walnut Creek by Jeffrey S. Weil, Executive Vice President, Colliers International. Linda, Marcie, Jay and especially all of the 2016 Leadership Contra Costa graduating class, thank… Continue Reading
Blaire Kruger, the Facilities Project Manager at Square in San Francisco, commented at a recent conference that if you provide different amenities on different floors, it will encourage collaboration and intermingling. Have the coffee bar on one floor and lunch… Continue Reading
Lani Rovzar, Lyft’s Chief of Staff, commented at a recent conference on the importance of levity, creativity and fun in different workspace areas. Heads down areas, open areas, as well as collaborative white board areas.
Open office versus cubicle space – it depends on what people what and one person may want different work environments at different times of the day. Allow people to choose. Reduce ownership of space to allow more diversity and more… Continue Reading
One high-tech real estate director recently commented that when they outgrew their office facility and ran short of conference rooms, employees were encouraged to take ‘walking conferences’ outside and at their nearby Starbucks. One way to expand the footprint…