Every company has a goal of supporting its workforce. The support comes in the form of paying salary and benefits to employees, giving them office space, and even making sure their specific workspace meets their needs. Ergonomics often get a rush job when talking about...

The neighbourhood is perfect. The space is primed for business growth. The view is nice… You’ve found the ideal office location for your growing business, and while the real estate portion of your search is winding down, it’s time to prep for lease negotiations. Many fledgling tenants imagine the lease process as a cut-and-dry deal. There’s a price, a contract, and a moving date. No need to come to the table with a plan - it is what it is — not the case. Tenants eager to sign on the dotted line and set up shop in their dream office often miss a golden opportunity to negotiate some key conditions and concessions that wind up saving their business thousands of dollars in rent, renovation costs, and capital used to make the space just right for them and their business.
Office design is crucial to the success of every business. You want a workplace that matches with your employee base. If you have a millennial workplace, which most companies do today, you need to adapt. What is the blueprint for the millennial workplace? How can you be sure you meet their needs? You need to connect with each employee, figure out what they value, and it begins with knowing the make-up of your workforce.

There are many reputable studies out there toting the importance and benefits of strong office design strategies contributing to employee retention. This is thanks to an inflated conversation surrounding the relationship of good environmental design factors playing a role in productivity, creativity, and employee well...

Undertaking an office redesign is a wildly exciting time for any business. A redesign, renovation, or even a reimagined layout in the office can help usher in a time of renewed spirit, well being, and productivity. While it may be easy to recognize your current...

Modern society loves to ignore the fact that human beings are animals. We’re designed to interact and integrate with our environment - and contrary to popular belief, that natural environment isn’t sandwiched between two cubicle walls inhaling sterile air with no view of the outside world. Humans possess the instinctual need to be immersed in the real world, and without access to it, our behaviors can change. So it’s no surprise employees and some businesses are demanding Mother Nature be integrated back into the office space.  
Office design strategy is largely about efficiency, productivity, and how many employees can effectively and purposefully be placed in a space to churn out the best results; usually from a monetary perspective, sprinkled with employee happiness and well-being. Yet, in an ever-evolving landscape that demands supportive collaboration in the office, we’re left wondering why more commercial office spaces aren’t optimized to improve creativity.
Remember the Three R’s from public school? They’ve never been more relevant as eco-friendly initiatives, recycling, reusing materials, and renewable energy are handily at the forefront of today’s societal consciousness. Making your office more sustainable has a plethora of benefits - from helping ease the pressure of elevated utility fees and growing capital expenditures, to generating positive client and public perception and a company culture that’s dedicated to ethical, eco-friendly choices that make the office a more pleasant place to be.

Gauging the amount of widespread information available today may have you thinking office spaces must be metaphorical beehives — buzzing with borderline instinctual, relentless efficiency and productivity. While design commercial interior design strategy may be a common subject for the corporate crowd, actually putting that...

The very first iterations of a so-called modern office were rolled out to the masses in the early 1900’s. Most of them featured an open concept layout to support collaboration and communication - but they also contributed to massive levels of noise and distraction. Cue...