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Soundmasking Reduces Distractions for Occupants, Improves Speech Privacy

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5 Tips Can Prevent ADA Problems in Open Offices

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How To Make Sure A Space Is Really ADA Compliant

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9 Acoustical Considerations For Open Offices

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Sound Isolation and Sound Absorption Strategies for Open Offices

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SIDEBAR: Hire An Energy Officer, Create Competition To Truly Save Energy

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Brian Dean Pushes For Change, Builds Top-Notch Facilities Organization at T. Rowe Price

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Solar, Integrated Project Delivery Illustrate Dean's Emphasis on Strategic Thinking

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With Hot Commercial Office Market, Repositioning Buildings Is On The Rise

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Enlivened Lobbies, Bright Finishes Are Two Keys To Successful Building Repositioning

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Photo Gallery: Before and After Photos Show Value of Building Repositioning

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When Doing Interior Retrofits, Complying With ADA Is Critical

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How The Built Environment Impacts People And How Well They Work

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Tip: Provide Different Work Environments For Different Types of Work

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8 Steps To Go Paperless

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FMs Report 2016 Facility Department Staffing Plans

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Operating Budgets: Survey of 2016 Facility Plans

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Security Vulnerabilities Exposed in Facilities

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Benefits of Office Design for Employee Performance

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Achieving Thermal Comfort with Office Design

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Role of Furniture in Work Environment

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Internet of Things May Play Role in Office Comfort, Savings

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Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Budget Plans

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Using Interior Strategies To Boost Productivity, Sustainability Initiatives

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Understanding Flooring Options in Entry, Common-Space Areas

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Allowing for Varying Employee Ages, Preferences in Workplace Style

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Managing Sustainable Design for the Long Term in Workplace Interiors

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Jay Black Uses Sustainability, High-Performance Efforts to Set SL Green Apart

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Knowing the Characteristics of Flooring Products

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Understanding Flooring Options in Private and Executive Space, Break and Lunch Rooms

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Variety of Building Vulnerabilities May Pose Security Challenges

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Variety of Emergencies, Relationships Demand Attention

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Tenant Drills, Communication Aid in Maintaining Security in Office Buildings

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Tenants Play Important Role in Safety-Security Planning

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Unassigned Private Offices, Workplace Traffic Flow Are Key To Open Office Design

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RGA Headquarters Balances Focus Work With Knowledge-Sharing

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Variety of Emergencies, Building Vulnerabilities Demand Attention

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Drills, Communication, Relationship Building All Strengthen Security

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Safety and Security Challenges in Multi-Tenant Office Buildings

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Tenant Build-out And Operating Expense Lease Provisions Can Pose Problems For Landlords

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Understanding Self-Help Eviction And Repossession In Commercial Offices

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Landlords Should Spell Out Repair and Maintenance Responsibilities In Commercial Leases

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How to Muffle Noise Issues in Open Offices

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Sound Strategies for Open Offices

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Office Design Must Support Evolution Of Changing, Collaborative Work Environment

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Overhead Expense Is Important Consideration, But Keep In Mind Needs Of Employees

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Change Management Is Key To Successful Office Space Transition

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Selecting The Right Building Helps Ease Design Of High-Performance Workplaces

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To Get The Most Out Of Open Office Plans, Pay Close Attention To The Details

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Successful Daylighting In Open Offices Requires Careful Planning Of Partitions, Office Layout

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Operable Windows Offer Sustainability Benefits, But Also Acoustical Challenges

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Raised Floor Can Help Limit Reconfiguration Hassles In Open Offices

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The Complicated Question of Open Floor Office Plans

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GlaxoSmithKline's Double LEED Platinum Headquarters Is Transforming How Its Occupants Work

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At GSK Headquarters, Building Systems Are Efficient, But Planning And Operations Are Critical To Sustainability

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GSK's U.S. Headquarters Inspires True Collaboration Between Occupants

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Atrium, Other Alternative Workspaces Offer Flexibility, Collaboration Options At GSK Headquarters

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Facility Management 'Concierges,' Easy Access To IT Department Are Among GSK's Changes To Traditional Office Space

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Careful Consideration Is Needed Before Cutting Back On Private Offices, Workspace

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Reducing Number Of Private Offices, Cutting Workspace Has Pros, Cons

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How To Make Workplace Change Work

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Survey: Eliminating Private Offices, Reducing Workspace Still Not Common

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Technology-driven Trends Are Affecting Workspace Planning

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Workplace Design Can Help Attract, Retain Generation Y Employees

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Workplace Design Can Encourage Collaboration In Changing Office Environment

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Managing Sound, Noise is One Potential Challenge in Open Workplace Design

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Case Study: How One National Corporation Used A Redesigned Office Environment To Attract And Retain Employees

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The Changing Role of the Facility Manager in Open Workplace Design

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Office Project Offers Lessons In Master Planning For Collaborative Work

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Creating Collaborative Culture Requires Mix Of Spaces For Privacy, Interaction

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Evaluate How Space Is Used During Design Process

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Office Design Needs To Provide Employees Privacy When They Need It

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Collaborative Space Isn't Just A Buzzword

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Acoustics Of Open Offices A Common Employee Concern

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Open Work Spaces Require Careful Noise Management

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Denser Workplaces Can Lead To Distracting Noise

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Good Sound Masking Strikes Balance Between Privacy, Comfort

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Acoustics Showcase: New Products

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Collaboration A More Important Element Of Office Design

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Collaborative Workspaces Encourage Communication, Idea Sharing, Flexibility

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Open Office Spaces Spur Collaboration at All Types of Companies

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Expensive Office Space Helps Drive Shift in Office Design Thinking

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Food Court Renovation Aims to Make Allen Center More Appealing to Tenants

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For SL Green, Office Building Repositioning Goes Beyond Curb Appeal

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SL Green Focuses on Ongoing Maintenance

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Office Building Earns Dual-Platinum LEED Certification

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Sustainable Design, Flexibility, Mobility Are Key Selection Criteria for Office Furniture

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Sustainable Furniture Playing Larger Role in Office Design Choices

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Aesthetics Can Help Improve Furniture's Longevity

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Showcase Products: Furniture

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Unical Aviation, Inc.: Transforming a Non-descript Warehouse Into a First-class Workplace

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Designers Focus on Color, Style for Interior

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What Facility Managers Need to Know About Alternative Workplace Design

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Alternative Workplace Design Offers Open Spaces, Flexible Seating, Real Estate Efficiency

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Alternative Workplace Design Allows For Greater Collaboration, Quiet Work

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Alternative Workplace Design Takes Advantage of Technology, Offers Flexibility

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How Forrester Research Maximized Flexibility and Use of Its Conference Space

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Flexibility in Office Design Offers FMs Green Benefits, Cost Savings

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Technology, Changing Workforce Helping to Drive Green Office Design Changes

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Maximizing Flexible Space in Office Design Reduces Costs

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Market Forces Provide More Options for Green Interior Products

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

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Designing for Productivity and Green Strategies Overlap

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Rethinking Office Layouts and Space Planning

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Optimize the Acoustics of Open Offices

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Block and Cover Sound

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Greening, Renovating Buildings Makes Properties More Competitive

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Report Suggests Commercial Office Spending Contributes to Outlays, Jobs, GDP

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Energy Modeling Provides Benchmark Of Benefits For Investments

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Personnel, Operating Costs Can Be Addressed By New BAS

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Two More BOMA Standards for Building Measurement Accredited

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London Remains Most Expensive Office Market, Report Finds

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New Floor Area Measurement Standard Accredited

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Industrial Vacancies Continued to Increase in First Quarter; Rebound Expected in 2011

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Health Care Reform May Spark Demand For Facilities, Personnel

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U.S. Office Vacancy Rates Continue to Rise at a Slower Pace

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U.S. Office Market On Track to Bottom Out at Year-End

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BOMA International Launches New Office Measurement Standard

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U.S. Office Might Bottom Out at Mid-Year, At Best

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Rise in Vacancy Rates Continues, but Pace Slows

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U.S. Office Vacancy Rates Continue Climb, But are Slowing

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Modest Increases in 2008 Total Operating Income and Costs of Office Buildings Reported

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World's Office Rents Drop Significantly, Report Finds; Tokyo Now World's Most Expensive Office Market

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Job Losses Point To Soft Lease Market, Expert Says

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U.S. Office Market Looking Better than Expected

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Commercial Real Estate Feels the Credit Crunch

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Energy Efficiency Taken to the Wall

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Demountable Walls

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Downturn in Economy Continues to Drag Down U.S. Office Market

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Office Planning for All Generations

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Rate Drop Should Help Commercial Real Estate Market

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U.S. Office Market Slows Down in Third Quarter

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Office Buildings Show Little Change in Operating Income and Costs Reported in 2006

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Opening Minds to Open Offices

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Rents Continue Growth, Leading Office Market to Post Modest Comeback in Q2

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How Much of a Good Thing? Workplace Flexibility — Striking a Balance

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U.S. Office Market Shows Strong First Quarter

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New Report: Workplace Space Stabilizing

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Jacksonville Fla. Office Market Should Improve in 2007

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Sound Decisions

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Holiday Cheer Lives on in Workplaces, Survey Finds

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Change Agent

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Collliers: Potential for Office Market Slowdown in 2007, Despite Current Demand

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Office Market Continues Tightening Despite Surging Energy Prices

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No Dogs Allowed

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Tall Order

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Outlook

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Outlook

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Office Slump Looks Different This Time

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Philadelphia's Comeback Kid?