The Present and Future of the Touchless Office

October 6, 2021

While many offices have included touchless features for years, the focus on health may spur the adoption of more no-touch components in the workplace Much like the “paperless office,” the touchless office concept has been in the works for some time, as voice-activated devices like Siri and Alexa make the technology more accessible. The complete

Cold Storage Facilities Are Facing a Shortage as Demand for Fresh Food Strains Resources

September 22, 2021

Fresh, cold food is a hot commodity, increasing the need for cold storage facilities that make supply chains possible Dining out at restaurants took a significant hit during the pandemic. But while the industry isn’t out of the woods yet, restaurants have started to recover strongly. Meanwhile, “online grocery sales, subscription meal services, [and] consumer

What CRE Developments Could Mean for Miami’s Economically Underprivileged Neighborhoods

June 16, 2021

Some of Miami’s neighborhoods could see significant investment in the coming years as corporations buy up buildings further away from the financial district South Florida is experiencing strong commercial development, with major firms like Virtu Financial, Goldman Sachs Group, and Elliott Management setting up corporate offices. This trend might be turning the area into Wall

Can CRE Investors Easily Borrow Money in a Post-COVID Economy?

April 28, 2021

Although many banks and other lenders are cautious about lending money, there is still significant capital available for CRE investors. COVID-19 has influenced nearly all facets of life, and its impact on the economy has been massive yet highly variable. The demand in certain CRE sectors, like office, retail, and hospitality, has taken severe hits

Potential CRE Property Improvements To Adapt To COVID-19

August 5, 2020

Social Distancing in Modern Office With Glass Cubicle. How the pandemic is changing—and could transform—commercial real estate spaces In addition to everything else we can blame on COVID-19, the pandemic has altered what’s important in commercial real estate. Not long ago, landscaping, security, and lighting were among the key elements to increase property values, and

Miami International Airport Opens the MIA Mover

September 20, 2011

Have you been hearing updates ever so often regarding the MIA Mover since construction began in January of this year? Well the wait is finally over; the Miami International Airport (MIA) recently unveiled the finished Automated People Mover. As a part of the Miami Intermodal Center Project the elevated mover will transportB travelers and workers

Service Robots Gain Ground

March 15, 2011

After reporting that With Automate 2011 coming up March 21-24, the U.S. is competing in the international robotics market, more specifically for service robots, and America is definitely in the running. After IBMbs machine, Watson, competed on Jeopardy! last month---and definitively won---robots being common in the working world doesnbt seem like a concept thatbs too

Business Innovation Depends on Leadership

February 17, 2011

As a company that provides corporate real estate services, we like to keep up with the latest in workplace trends and business innovations. A recent Businessweek article naturally drew our attention, as it discusses the role of leadership in an organizationbs ability to innovate. Many managers now are focusing mostly on the difficulties of todaybs

Waving Goodbye to the Standard Office Cubicle

February 10, 2011

Evolving technology and a rough economy have contributed to new office landscapes, with a trend of most employees losing space, according to Many companies are axing the idea of a cubicle in favor of a more open plan, while others are condensing the cubicle footprint from 8-by-10 feet to about 5-by-5 feet. Sleeker and slimmer

Handling Business Innovations

February 1, 2011

As a company that provides corporate real estate services, we like to keep up with changes in todaybs workplace, which more and more are brought about by innovation---a follow-through of new ideas and, thus, a catalyst for change. Businesses that successfully integrate innovations into their organization usually respond to these changes with good management and

Robots Marketed for Businesses

January 18, 2011

As a corporate real estate company, webre always interested in workplace changes, trends and innovations. Needless to say, bThe Robot in the Next Cubicleb headline from Businessweek caught our eyes. Creating a new challenge for unemployed Americans, worker robots are hitting the business market as they can complete tasks like mail delivery and coffee runs