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Yes, Top Executives Are Using Alternative Office Space

DENVER - Did you know that nearly two out of three large American companies now let employees telecommute from a virtual office at least part of the time? That’s about double the number from 2005, according to FlexJobs. What’s more, 33 percent of major employees now allow regular telecommuting from a ...

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Hatch Studios Brings Coworking Office Space to Industry Influencers

LOS ANGELES - If you’re looking for a new breed of coworking office space in Los Angeles, check out Hatch Studios. The alternative workspace opened its doors in April and has won the attention (and membership) of some of the most established, well-funded and successful start-ups in the country. Among the cutting-edge ...

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Premier Business Centers Bets Big on Las Vegas Executive Office Suites

LAS VEGAS - Premier Business Centers, the largest privately-owned executive office suites operator in the US, is betting big on Las Vegas. The business center company just acquired its first Las Vegas executive office suites. Premier acquired the WaterMark Executive Suites, which is located at 5940 South Rainbow Boulevard Las Vegas ...

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Regus Aims High With New Berkeley Heights Business Center, New Jersey

NEWARK, NJ - Regus just opened another New Jersey alternative workspace. The business center behemoth launched a executive office suites in Berkeley Heights. Located on the second floor of 100 Connell Drive, the Berkeley Heights business center provides flexible office space that promises all the support services businesses need to succeed. Companies ...

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Massive Coworking Lab Space Targets Life Science Firms

CAMBRIDGE, MA - Most coworking office space facilities are quaint. This one is mammoth. Leave it to Mass Innovation Labs to launch a 124,000-square-foot accelerated commercialization space (ACS) in the heart of Kendall Square. “We believe that we are at the forefront of an evolving research landscape, where innovators are seeking a ...

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Top 10 Virtual Office Jobs in Healthcare

BOULDER, CO - Medical and health is the leading career field for telecommuting jobs. That’s according to an analysis of over 30,000 companies and their 2014 job posting histories FlexJobs conducted. Earlier this year, FlexJobs released its 2015 top 100 companies likely to hire for remote jobs. At that time, the ...

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The Double-Edged Sword of Flexible Office Space

NEW YORK - The rise of flexible office space is nothing new, but it’s changing the dynamics of office management. According to a new Regus survey, the rise of flexible work means managers need special training. It’s undeniable that flexible work is gaining support among executives. Eighty percent of the 4,000 ...

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4 Ways to Turn Procrastination Into Productivity

CHICAGO - Are you a procrastinator? It’s been said the top reasons people procrastinate are they just don’t have enough hours in the day, it’s just not urgent to them, they simply don’t feel like doing it, or they aren’t sure what to do. But procrastination is a major productivity killer, ...

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Killing Productivity Killers in Your Office Space

CHICAGO - Distractions are everywhere - all the time - in every office space. It’s a wonder any work gets done at all at some companies. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, sometimes it doesn’t. Indeed, it makes no difference whether you work in a traditional office space, have a hot ...

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14 Bizarre Office Space Productivity Killers

CHICAGO - If you’ve noticed slackers hanging around your office space, you are not alone. A new CareerBuilder survey has uncovered the strangest productivity killers you may ever hear, like hiding in the bathroom and tapping into the powers of hypnosis. Indeed, the survey reveals that some employees will do just about ...

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The Real Reason People Thrive in Coworking Office Space

ATLANTA - Working at a home office can leave you feeling isolated. Working in an traditional office gives you a sense of community, but often there is so much office politics that workers get stressed out and ultimately burned out. Enter coworking. Coworking professionals thrive, in part, because they feel they ...

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How Coworking Office Space Helps You Thrive

MIAMI - Would you like to have more control over when and where you work? Coworking professionals have the ultimate in job control - and that’s one reason why many coworkers thrive. In this series, we’re explore some of the key points in new research from Gretchen Spreitzer, Peter Bacevice and ...

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Can Coworking Office Space Make Your Work More Meaningful?

NEW YORK - There are no lack of studies on coworking, the growth of the market, the occasional closings, and the reasons why entrepreneurs and small business owners thrive there. An article in the Harvard Business Review (HBR) recently took a look at why people thrive in coworking spaces. In this series, ...

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Bespoke Takes Coworking to New Heights

SAN FRANCISCO - Bespoke. That’s the name of a new concept that Westfield Corporation and Forest City Enterprises just launched. It’s the first coworking, event and tech demo space designed for the retail-tech community. The location is certainly strategic. Bespoke sits at the intersection of San Francisco’s tech and retail marketplaces. ...

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The Biggest Office Space Trend Today is Not What You Think

DETROIT - If you are looking to tap into the latest office space trends, look no further than amenities. Indeed, David Wiener, a commercial real estate veteran with Colliers International in West Michigan, says the latest trends in office spaces revolve around employee comfort, workplace culture and desirable amenities. “To put it ...

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Even in Bad Weather, Most Bosses Expect You in Your Office Space

BOSTON - You won’t believe this: 55 percent of workers in a Staples survey said the boss expects them to show up to work despite severe weather conditions. And about half of survey respondents said they felt unsafe meeting that expectation. But wait, the story gets worse. Although many workers had to ...

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One Way Office Space Design Can Drive Productivity

NEW YORK - In today’s rapidly changing marketplace, corporations need to rethink how they are physically  structured in order to create environments that support and enable employees, while improving office space utilization and efficiency. That’s according to a new Ethisphere-JLL survey on the Influence of Workplace Design & Practices on the ...

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Why Managers Should Work in Open Office Space

NEW YORK - It makes sense. Including management in an open workplace environment improves corporate culture. So says a new Ethisphere-JLL survey on the Influence of Workplace Design & Practices on the Ethical Environment of over 200 survey participants. The report data yields five noteworthy observations: open workspace environments are gaining favor among ...

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Premier Opens Alternative Workspace in Iconic Miami Office Tower

MIAMI - Premier Business Centers is opening executive office suites in Miami. This new Miami business center marks the largest privately owned executive office suites operator’s second South Florida office space.   Located in the iconic class A Miami Tower, the new 11,406-square-foot serviced office space is located at 100 SE 2nd ...

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Are You Annoying Everyone in Your Coworking Office Space?

MIAMI - There are no lack of opinions on the coworking world. Some are convinced it’s the best thing since sliced bread. Others are trying to cut off the annoying crust. I came across an article on The Atlantic City Lab from Jessica Leigh Hester that offered some great advice for ...

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3 Really Annoying Office Worker Habits That Drive People Crazy

NEW YORK - Serviced office brand Orega just came out with a list of annoying office habits that workers can’t stand. If you are doing any of these things in your executive office suites, please stop immediately! “Chatty co-workers driving you mad? Or is it the food that stinks out the ...

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You Won’t Believe These 11 Coworking Office Space Statistics

ATLANTA - Wix and Officevibe have put together a list of statistics that could make you want to leave your cubicle. In fact, the infographic is called “11 Incredible Coworking Statistics That Will Make You Leave Your Cubicle.” Could it be true? Could these 11 statistics change your way of work? Let’s ...

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Can Virtual Office Space Help You Win the Battle of the Bulge?

CHICAGO - It’s no secret that the workplace contributes to America’s growing mid-section and expanding waistlines. A new CareerBuilder survey reveals work-related stress is a likely contributor. Fifty-seven percent of U.S. workers feel they are overweight. That’s up from 55 percent in 2014. What’s more, 42 percent of workers say they’ve ...

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Servcorp Posts Massive Executive Office Suites Turnaround

NEW YORK - The Sydney Morning Herald is billing Servcorp as one of the most impressive turnarounds in Australia’s corporate history. Servcorp is an executive office suites provider that calls the Down Under home sweet home, but has come through the fire to expand its serviced office space concept internationally. “The company has ...

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This Office Space Could Make You a Genius

MILWAUKEE - You may not feel like a genius at work but First Hospitality Group (FHG) wants to help you get there. The company recently opened a new shared, membership-based office space with a conference room attached to the Hilton Garden Inn Milwaukee Downtown Hotel. Dubbed Genius@Work, the office space model promises ...

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Office Space Design Makes Massive Impact on Job Satisfaction

NEW YORK - Eighty one percent of office workers in New Zealand believe the physical environment at their workplace has an impact on their happiness and job satisfaction. If that’s not telling enough, consider this stat: 90 percent of workers agree that if they are happy at work, they are more ...

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Key Factors That Drive Office Space Productivity

NEW YORK - How do you really drive office space productivity? According to a Spaceworks Design Group survey, 94 percent of respondents point to a good company culture. Another 89 percent cite personal desk space and 90 percent want a good, even air temperature. Of course, those aren’t the only factors contributing ...

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Is eMail Killing Your Office Space Productivity?

NEW YORK - Did you know managers in corporate environments spend nearly two days a week handling unnecessary day-to-day tasks that are not core to their jobs? So says a ServiceNow study of nearly 1,000 managers in the United States and United Kingdom. The findings unleash the possibility for exponential impact ...

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4 Ways Executive Office Suites Users Can Recycle

MIAMI - Executive office suites operators - and tenants - don’t have to put forth much effort to make a big impact on the environment. In fact, it can be as simple as giving workers a desk-side recycling bin and a smaller trash bin attached to it. Keep America Beautiful calls ...

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Overcoming Productivity Drains in the Office

NEW YORK - Would you believe that most managers blame other departments for their own lack of productivity? Of nearly 1,000 managers in the United States and United Kingdom polled in a recent survey, 90 percent said the inefficiency of other departments directly impacts their individual and team productivity. If you ...

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