How Coworking Co-Opts the Traditional Office Space

Introduction Having a roommate is not just part of the college experience — it is a growing trend in the workforce. More and more companies are working together under the same roof in nine to five harmony in what is known as coworking space: a more flexible alternative to traditional office space where multiple workers can share Continue reading How Coworking Co-Opts the Traditional Office Space

How Chicago Office Development Is Fueling the Multifamily Boom

The Chicago skyline is seeing more office and apartment developments from 2017 well into 2018 thanks to a significant boost in firms re-locating to, or expanding their presence in, the city. Industry watchers are observing significant inventory growth as well as a year-over-year increase in apartment and office rents. In this commentary, DBRS, Inc. (DBRS) Continue reading How Chicago Office Development Is Fueling the Multifamily Boom

Phoning It In: What Effect Does Working from Home have on the Modern Office?

If you ask people what perk they are looking for from a job, many would say that the flexibility to work from home is high on their list. That’s the direction a few offices are going in to promote morale among their workers and to meet the growing demands from millennials, Gen Xers and baby Continue reading Phoning It In: What Effect Does Working from Home have on the Modern Office?