Phase 2 of the Office Revolution is Here; What Tenants Need to Know

Since the onset of the pandemic, there has been a revolution in office work as technology allowed people to work from home. As I have discussed at length in many commentaries there are pluses and minuses to this approach.

However, one thing is certain. Any predictions that employees would be returning to the office in droves […]

Phase 2 of the Office Revolution is Here; What Tenants Need to Know2024-05-23T10:51:54-04:00

The National Guard in NYC Subways – A Good Idea That Needs Tweaking

Everybody wants to be safe. Apparently, the word is out that it may not be safe on the New York City subways, so Governor Kathy Hochul has stepped into the breach and is providing 1000 New York national guardsmen and state police to check bags at the entrance to major subway stations like Grand Central […]

The National Guard in NYC Subways – A Good Idea That Needs Tweaking2024-04-30T11:37:22-04:00

The Growing Commercial Real Estate Threat Facing Our Economy / My Forbes.com Column

I recently attended a fascinating real estate investors’ conference for hedge funds, lenders and owners held by the Real Estate Limited Partner Institute. The talk of the conference was the almost complete inability of landlords (other than owners of tier 1 properties) to get any financing at all, except at exorbitant rates around 15% which […]

The Growing Commercial Real Estate Threat Facing Our Economy / My Forbes.com Column2023-11-14T14:36:08-05:00

Manhattan Flex Office Space Growth Explodes, 15 Million Square Feet Added in Last 5 Years

Flex Office Space Footprint in Manhattan Has Grown 300 Percent Since 2015

According to a new report from CBRE, the flexible office space footprint in Manhattan has tripled to 15 million square feet over the last five years as providers’ offerings have evolved, new players entered the market and new flexible space models have arisen.

Manhattan is […]

Manhattan Flex Office Space Growth Explodes, 15 Million Square Feet Added in Last 5 Years2019-09-17T13:03:36-04:00

WeWork adds another 50,000 s/f Financial District headquarters

WeWork has secured a new location for its headquarters by WeWork at 30 Wall Street in the Financial District.

The co-working giant will be taking approximately 50,000 s/f across the second, third, fourth, sixth and 11th floors of the building with average floor plates of 11,500 square feet.

The company expects to open this location to members […]

WeWork adds another 50,000 s/f Financial District headquarters2021-12-14T10:11:54-05:00

New York Law Firms Seek New Offices to Lure Attorneys in Jobs Known for Long Hours

New York City law firms are accelerating their race for modern office space to recruit newly minted Manhattan attorneys who typically spend huge amounts of their waking hours at work.

In Manhattan, where law firm relocations are on the rise, Linklaters has signed for roughly 81,000 square feet for three floors of space at 

New York Law Firms Seek New Offices to Lure Attorneys in Jobs Known for Long Hours2019-03-20T08:24:09-04:00

Working remotely has made me a monster

I’m now in my third week of reporting, on the road, from the autumn/winter 2019 shows. And I do
mean the road. I’m walking around sending emails, I’m looking at PDFs in the car, I’m editing and
signing off page layouts while waiting for fashion shows to begin while sat on a bench that has only
allocated a […]

Working remotely has made me a monster2021-12-14T10:11:59-05:00

How do I change my habits?

This week’s problem

Every now and then I feel the need to become more productive and collected at work, and decide to change my sleeping habits, start exercising, write a morning journal or something similar. Each time it lasts for a few weeks before I fall back to my old habits. How do I maintain new […]

How do I change my habits?2019-01-14T09:41:11-05:00
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