The South Florida commercial real estate showed strong signs of growth this last year. B There as an overall high amount of property sales, rising home values, lower foreclosure rates, and lower mortgage rates as well. This trend is expected to continue into 2014. Scientists from the Florida Association of Realtors predict a 10 increase in residential sales alone.
The report also stated that the housing inventory is decreasing, which is contributing to the rising home prices.B B Some economists estimate that home prices will rise by 5 percent in 2014.
And while interest are not at their records lows, they are still under 5% which is historically still very low.B Foreclosures rates dropped by 39 percent in 2013,B bringing the lowest level of foreclosures on the real estate market since the second quarter of 2006.
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On a micro level, retail is all about using every available bit of space to merchandise the products for sale. While this task is incredibly important, the creation of an overall design to market the business as a whole is equally relevant. Here are a few tings to consider:
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When you think of a corporate atmosphere, the thought of an open office would seem to encourage communication and foster productivity, right? In many cases, open office floor plans are actually counterproductive. Surprisingly, it makes a lot of sense. Here are a few reasons that cubicles in the office may not be so bad after all.
Lack of Privacy
Privacy is a big motivating factor for productive thought and creative vision. Open offices are a detriment to those beneficial necessities.
Wide, open spaces can also be big pools for sickness. Itb s easier to catch a cold when there are no physical boundaries between work stations.
When the option to walk into a room and shut the door doesnb t exist, workers are forced to deal with one anotherb s disruptions. That limits the ability to concentrate, which has a direct impact on getting work done.
Younger workers may tolerate open offices more than older workers, but the aforementioned reasons tend to catch up with everyone, eventually.
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A place of business can often feel stagnant to employees, even if they have enough work to keep them busy for a 12-hour day. However, as an employer, there are things you can do to boost the movement of employees and promote health in the workplace. This movement can also help boost productivity and give you happier employees, which benefits everybody. Use these tips to get your employees moving:.
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2013 was a year of slow but steady growth, particularly in the commercial real estate sector. Activity remained centered around the Beaches and Southside, but there were also some projects in Downtown Jacksonville as well, creating a promising start to the new year.
Some highlights of the year in commercial real estate include:
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The old culture of many corporate and large workplaces was simple b limit social interaction and do things to help employees get down to business. In many cases, that meant dreary offices and cubicles to help boost b focus.b However, the corporate culture has changed, and if your business is falling behind, it might be time to alter yours. Use these tips from Morris Southeast to change your company culture in 2014.
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