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5 Innovative Strategies to Consider for the Post-Pandemic Office


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Green Uprising: How Office Development Will Emerge from the Pandemic

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REIT Remodels Office Space to Be Post-Pandemic Friendly

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3 Steps to Creating Top-of-Class Commercial Office Space

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Case Study: Windows Accent Completed Vandalia Tower Renovation

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Are Empty Offices an Option for Expanded Housing Downtown?

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How Acoustics Affect Productivity in Open Office Plans

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How Workplace Design Strategies Are Shifting to Beat COVID

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Windy City Revival: How One FM Turned Around Chicago Public School Facilities

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COVID Safety: How to Create Contactless Office Space

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5 Winning Strategies for Your Post-Pandemic Office Playbook

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3 Questions to Consider When Designing Outdoor Work Spaces

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Google to Require Vaccinations, Postpones Return-to-Office Date

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How the Pandemic is Reshaping Real Estate Downtown

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Will Maintenance Departments Look Different After COVID-19?

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Tech Trends: Office Needs Evolving for Tech Firms

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Apple Delays Office Reopening Until At Least October

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Milwaukee Company Welcomes Employees Back to the Office

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5 Benefits of Unassigned Seating

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More Cities Rethink Parking Requirements

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Millennials Lead the Charge on IAQ Office Concerns

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Impact on Office Space Due to Pandemic Here to Stay

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Companies Not Significantly Shrinking Office Space: Survey

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Case Study: Office Space Designed for Wellness and Collaboration 

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Will New Return-to-Office Safety Measures Be Controversial?

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Lease Flexibility Will Be Crucial in Future Workplace

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Companies Ponder 'New Normal' for Office Space

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Are Your Return to Office Policies Safe?

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Apple To Spend $430 Billion on U.S. Facilities

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How the Pandemic Is Reshaping Buildings, Cities

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Commercial Office Vacancy Rates Skyrocket During Pandemic

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Survey Says? Remote Work Is Here to Stay

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Microsoft Allows Return to the Office, Encourages Hybrid Work Model

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Google to Spend $7 Billion on Real Estate in 2021

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Coronavirus Has Caused Sharp Decline in Commercial Property Values

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Biophilia and Wellness Front and Center at Amazon’s HQ2

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Will 2021 Bring a Return to The Office?

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What Will the Office of the Future Look Like?

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Coronavirus Leaves Commercial Offices in Holding Pattern

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Office Space: Workplace Trends in COVID-19 Era

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Office Space: Commercial Buildings Struggle with Distancing

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COVID-19 Adds Uncertainty to the Future of Facilities

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Empty Buildings Plague U.S. Government

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First Commercial Portfolio Earns WELL Building Rating

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COVID-19: Commercial Office Options and Opportunities

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Making the Grade: When to Go From Class B to Class A

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Movable Wall Systems Can Improve Acoustics, Protect Privacy

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Staffing and Security: Successful Roof Replacement Projects

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Roof System Selection: Ensuring Successful Roof Replacements

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High-Level Decisions: Successful Roof Replacements

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Coronavirus Case Confirmed in Chicago Office Building

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Coronavirus Concerns Close Seattle Office Building for Cleaning

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Biophilia, Reliable Tech: Two Keys to Open Office Success

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Overcoming Open Office Obstacles That Sabotage Success

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Teamwork for Successful Commercial Office Upgrades

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Commercial Office Upgrades: Timing Matters

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Commercial Office Upgrades: Cost Considerations

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Commercial Office Building Renovations

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Quality Sound: Office Acoustics Done Right

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How To Maintain Flexibility in Open Office Plans

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Examination of Corporate Culture Leads to Open Office Space

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Health and Wellness: How Research Influences Open Office Design

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Phone Booths Offer Privacy Solution in Open Office Designs

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How Flexible Workplace Design Answers the Open Office Question

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How Open Office Space Must Address Acoustics, Thermal Comfort

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Real-World Success Story: Implementing Flexibility in Workplace Design

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What Do You Want? How Listening to Occupants Yields Success

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Overcoming Opposition to the Open Office Plan

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How To Include Flexibility in Workplace Design

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How to Make the Open Office Plan Successful

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Study Shows Women More Productive in Warmer Offices

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Creative Engagement Case Studies Provide Proof of Concept

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7 Steps for Successful Creative Engagement

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How to Engage Occupants to Create Better Space

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NFMT: Open Office Plan Success Stories

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‘Office Space’ Holds Office Design Lessons for FMs

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How To Match Facility Acoustics to a Space's Purpose

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15 Coolest Office Spaces

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New Technology Accommodates Changing Workplace Needs

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Chicago Is the Greenest, Study Says

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Technology Leads to Better Open Office Designs

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Studies Show Open Offices Bad for Collaboration

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How to Right-Size Your Office Space

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Specific Strategies to Right-Size Real Estate

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Two Case Studies Show Benefits of Right-Sizing Office Space

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Commercial Offices: User Experience on the Rise

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People, Purpose, Principles: How Workplace Design Responds To Corporate Culture

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Open Offices Can Pose Threat to Women: Study

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Are Open Offices Really That Bad?

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Elevation Increases Risk Appetite in Facility Occupants

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New Concepts in Office Design Gain Momentum

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3 Best Practices To Get Acoustics Right

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How Corporate Culture Influences Workplace Design

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How Technology is Shifting Space Needs in Commercial Offices

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Tech Companies Set The Pace For Office Design

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Previewing the April issue Building Operating Management

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Why Office Design Should Reflect Corporate Culture

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Cable Distribution Options To Consider

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Thoughtful Approach Required For Buildings To Be Both Fire Safe And Sustainable

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Facility Operating Budget Benchmarks for Office, Education, Other Buildings

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Survey: Facility Capital Budget Changes for Nine Types of Buildings

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FM Department Staffing Levels for Office, Education, Other Building Types

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Commercial Office Vacancy on the Rise

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Office Interiors: Executive Offices Undergoing Changes

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Why C-Suite Office Space Is Being Pared Down

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C-Suites Are Becoming More Flexible, Functional Spaces For Executives

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For Office Space, Law Firms Think Small, Modular, Collaborative

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Suburban Office Parks Renaissance Attracts Millennials

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U.S. Office Vacancy Declines To 12.9 Percent In Q3 2017

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U.S. Medical Office Buildings: A Cure for Market Volatility

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What Workplaces Can Learn From College Campuses

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5 Steps To Apply College Lessons To Office Space

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INFOGRAPHIC: Corporations Missing Opportunities To Leverage Campus Style

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High-Performance Office Strategy: Support the Best to Motivate the Rest

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Keep Fire Safety Systems Current

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SIDEBAR: Wire Management Strategies for a Productive Office Space

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Collaboration, Connection: Hallmarks Of High-Performance Office Space

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Use Technology, Personal Workspaces To Encourage Productivity

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Allow New Workspaces To Evolve Gradually

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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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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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Security Vulnerabilities Exposed in Facilities

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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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Office Building Earns Dual-Platinum LEED Certification

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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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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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New Floor Area Measurement Standard Accredited

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London Remains Most Expensive Office Market, Report Finds

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Health Care Reform May Spark Demand For Facilities, Personnel

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

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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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Green Building Report

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Office Slump Looks Different This Time

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Philadelphia's Comeback Kid?