Change can be an overwhelming word for some, but at its core, change in an office setting means taking a hard look at processes, structures, technology, and the use and psychology of space. Managing changes to these processes and spaces can be tough for organizations that have become comfy in their approach; especially when we remind ourselves that organizations don’t change - the people who make them successful do.

So, you've decided to build a new office or commercial space. The big decision you will need to make concerns which is the best method to get your project from concept to construction. Various project delivery workflows can take different paths, each with benefits and...

Today's modern business spaces look very different from traditional offices of the past. It doesn't matter if it's an open work space or some combination of private offices and cubicles, corporate management clearly understands the benefits to renovating current office spaces with improved workflow patterns...

The design of your office reflects your company’s values. Well-designed workspaces create an environment that can have an enormously positive impact on your employees' overall productivity and morale. Function within design elements are of utmost importance - whether you commute to the office, or you work...

Co-working spaces are the proverbial feather in the cap of modern office spaces for the simple reason they support and encourage both chance encounters between colleagues, and collaboration, inspiring increased productivity via an open, creative space. C’est la vie… Well, not always. In this post, we’re...

Collaboration is a critically important aspect of successful modern office environments, but focus will always rank higher as a means of building effective and productive workplaces. Maximizing office productivity with a focus space allows employees to independently dedicate attention and concentration to tasks and projects in a way that can’t be replicated in the hustle and bustle of offices shrouded in non-stop socialization.
For growing businesses, supporting top talent while being flexible on growth can prove challenging. Managing employee expectations during a renovation vs relocation discussion within the office is tricky as well, as there’s a lot of strategizing and communication required to truly understand how your employees will adapt to a new work routine in a new space, or a new area.

Take a moment to think about how your office functions. Do your employees have the space, resources, and freedom they need to produce consistent results in an environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and the ability to focus? Maybe? If you can’t answer a definitive yes,...

Innovative and leading organizations the world-over are busy trying to support employees who are adapting to the open office concept in an effort to retain top talent, encourage collaboration, and boost creativity and efficiency. The concept of open offices is geared towards increasing employee satisfaction and...