Using workplace design and amenities skillfully

Using workplace design and amenities to attract and retain employee talent and greatly reduce turnover. “Engaged employees can boost a company’s bottom line by up to 20 percent”. “Disengaged employees experience 30 to 50 percent more turnover”. “The workplace can… Continue Reading

CORPORATE OFFICE PERSPECTIVES | FEBRUARY 1, 2017

A few weeks ago, I gave a Forecast 2017 presentation at Scott’s Walnut Creek restaurant. Bottom line is we are in a great shape for the most part, with the San Francisco office market still robust. Annual full-service rents range… Continue Reading

more on coworking spaces

“Businesses also have incentives to prioritize workplace flexibility through the use of coworking spaces, because it has been demonstrated to reduce real estate costs, increase productivity, reduce absenteeism and attract the best talent … Employees who never work remotely are… Continue Reading

CORPORATE OFFICE PERSPECTIVES | OCTOBER 1, 2016

San Francisco currently has an office vacancy of 6.5%, 2 million feet for sublease, and 5 million square feet of tenants looking for space. The office vacancy in San Mateo County is 6.8%. In the East Bay, the vacancy rate… Continue Reading

CORPORATE OFFICE PERSPECTIVES | AUGUST 1, 2016

Same old, same old, the San Francisco office market is still on fire, but maybe slightly diminished in intensity, subleases are up, unicorns far and few between, huge takedowns of space are not as common an occurrence, but still leasing… Continue Reading