Cubicles get a bad rap. At worst, they’re considered little more than white-collar cattle stalls. Open offices were supposed to cure the evils of cubicles, which might be why almost 70% of American employees now work in open-concept offices . In a sign of the times, Facebook is currently planning a truly massive open office.
Mexico’s Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) faces the task of determining areas where it wants to bring in partners under the sweeping energy reform that President Enrique Pena Nieto signed into law to open Mexico’s oil and gas exploration and production to private and foreign companies for the first time since 1938. Attorneys for Mayer Brown issued
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Is your company looking for ways to reduce their utility expenses? Perhaps you’re seeking a new, energy efficient facility and aren’t sure where to start. In theory “green leases” in which both the tenant and landlord benefit from energy efficiency improvements, are a no-brainer. In reality, tenants often hit resistance when trying to negotiate efficiency
Back in January, we posted an article on the record high pollution levels in China. Over the past 6 months, China has taken big strides in fighting pollution and climate change. With several of the world’s fastest growing cities and largest economic engines, China is taking a multifaceted approach to pollution control including ground up
According to CNN, the tally stands at 1,127 deaths and 2,438 live rescues. Experts cite extremely poor quality materials and violations of regulation as the cause of the building collapse. Poor working conditions, unsafe construction and unenforced building codes are all too common, and preventable, factors in these deadly events. So how has one of
Have you ever wondered what it is exactly that puts a company ahead of the market? In the Commercial RE world, each client relationship and every single transaction can be directly influenced by technology and depending on the platform you use, it can ultimately increase or decrease the efficiency of the factors of your production.
Even as recent as five or ten years ago, it was still reasonable for commercial real estate companies to have only a US footprint. Increasing pressure is coming from clients for an integrated approach to real estate. The take away message is that US coverage is no longer enough. Clients want more and, frankly, they
Over the past 12 months, there have been increasing signs of life in Industrial CRE; however the stats aren’t following the same trends as Office or Retail. According to the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), following a solid 100 million sq. ft. of absorption in 2012, the US will experience approximately 425
From time to time, it’s smart to step back and reflect on the challenges and opportunities you encountered in recent months and carve out goals for what you want to accomplish in the months ahead. Brainstorming new opportunities and possibilities can be energizing. Of course, it doesn’t come without challenges. Given our already packed-full
Having the right people in place without the proper tools will stop everyone short of their full potential. We get it. Thats why we’ve put together a suite of enterprise technology designed to keep you connected, informed, organized and on top of all of your business activities. Our open platform allows for quick and effective