An interesting memo to law firms – get back to the office!

Our eagle-eyed readers may have taken note of recent press reports of the memo issued by Eric Grossman, chief legal officer of Morgan Stanley directing that its outside law firms representing the company return to the office to improve client service. According to dispatches, the memo suggested that firms continuing to work […]

An interesting memo to law firms – get back to the office!2021-10-07T08:41:49-04:00

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 headquarters2019-05-23T16:48:49-04:00

The Rising Cost of Office Fit Outs

The cost of office fit outs has been on a tear in recent years, outpacing tenant improvement allowances, according to a recent report by JLL. It reports that the average cost of an office fit out increased by 12% last year, fueled by a combination of strong demand for new space and increased prices for […]

The Rising Cost of Office Fit Outs2019-05-03T19:26:32-04:00

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

Nearly a Dozen Real Estate Honchos Charged in College Cheating Scheme

Nearly a dozen real estate CEOs were among the nearly 50 people charged in a nationwide scheme to cheat on college entrance exams to get children into elite colleges, federal prosecutors said.

The mostly California-based suspects, which include a former Cushman & Wakefield broker and the former CEO of investment management firm Pimco, allegedly bribed coaches and school administrators […]

Nearly a Dozen Real Estate Honchos Charged in College Cheating Scheme2019-03-17T08:10:47-04:00

After 16 Years of Construction, American Dream Mall Will Finally Open. Will it Work?

The American Dream Mall—once given a deadline to open in 2014 when the Super Bowl was played in New Jersey—has become the butt of many Northern New Jersey residents’ jokes. It’s been empty for years, little more than a garish, multi-colored eyesore to the drivers on the New Jersey Turnpike.

But finally, after 16 […]

After 16 Years of Construction, American Dream Mall Will Finally Open. Will it Work?2019-02-14T13:27:19-05:00

Discovering a Retail Testbed in the City That Never Sleeps

Levi’s, CoverGirl Experiment With New Store Concepts in Times Square

New York’s Times Square might be one of the most recognizable shopping intersections on the planet. So it’s little wonder why retailers often use the iconic locale to debut their latest shopping innovations.

“Times Square is a testbed globally for new products and new technologies and […]

Discovering a Retail Testbed in the City That Never Sleeps2019-01-22T14:02:40-05:00

Allow yourself to embrace ‘Jomo’ — the joy of missing out

Miranda Green JANUARY 6, 2019

Clearly none of us is getting any younger. But it still seemed remarkable that colleagues in the FT office on New Year’s Day were competing not about how late they stayed out the night before, nor about the wildness of the parties, but about who managed to get to bed before […]

Allow yourself to embrace ‘Jomo’ — the joy of missing out2019-01-08T06:37:38-05:00

What Does a 21st Century Law Firm Look Like?

Given the economic pressures facing the legal industry, many law firms are either downsizing, folding outright or moving to new—more efficient—office spaces.

Accordingly, there is a lot of activity in the law firm office space sector.

Along with the above commercial forces at work, law firm layouts are changing. There […]

What Does a 21st Century Law Firm Look Like?2017-07-24T10:32:40-04:00
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