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Reimagining the Workplace After COVID-19

Even after people return to their workplaces, even after treatments and/or a vaccine for COVID-19 has been developed, the coronavirus pandemic will have made an indelible mark on every society... Read More

The Commuting Conundrum: Staying Safe From Covid-19 While Getting to Work

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. As a result, schools closed, concerts and sporting events were canceled, large gatherings of... Read More

Social Distancing in the Office

Almost one-third of Americans have experienced a job or income disruption, and 10% of Americans have been temporarily laid off, Zach Hyronwski writes for Gallup. Twenty percent of Americans were... Read More

Reimagining the Workplace After COVID-19

Even after people return to their workplaces, even after treatments and/or a vaccine for COVID-19 has been developed, the coronavirus pandemic will have made an indelible mark on every society... Read More

The Commuting Conundrum: Staying Safe From Covid-19 While Getting to Work

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic. As a result, schools closed, concerts and sporting events were canceled, large gatherings of... Read More

Social Distancing in the Office

Almost one-third of Americans have experienced a job or income disruption, and 10% of Americans have been temporarily laid off, Zach Hyronwski writes for Gallup. Twenty percent of Americans were... Read More

Office and Workspace Design

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How Much Office Space Per Employee Do You Need?

One of the lesser known challenges of running a business – one that often gets lost among the many other responsibilities related to delivering goods and services, dealing with financials,... Read More

Your Office Snack Pantry Is Killing Productivity. Here’s How to Fix It.

According to research conducted by the Center for Disease Control, the effects of obesity and poor health cost U.S. companies more than $225 billion per year in lost productivity. Many... Read More

How to Find the Square Feet of Your Office Space

From location to lease terms, there are many important considerations for you to make when deciding on your office space. One of the most practical and vital of these matters... Read More

Articles to Keep Handy

How and Why to Sublease Your Office Space

If you’re renting office space but not using all of it for your business, why let it go to waste? Much like apartment renters use Airbnb to rent out their... Read More

SquareFoot Dictionary

Office Space: Usable Square Feet: Measurement of the commercial space that a tenant has exclusive use of Carpetable square footage: Usable square footage minus any areas that are devoted to... Read More

What is a Good Guy Guarantee and is it Good or Bad for Tenants?

In New York commercial real estate, landlords commonly ask tenants to agree to a “Good Guy Guarantee” clause in the lease. What is it? Essentially, the good guy guarantee is... Read More

Can I Legally Shorten My Commercial Real Estate Lease?

The average commercial lease lasts between three and five years. What if the lease isn’t over yet, but you need to get out of it? The COVID-19 pandemic recently reached... Read More

Renegotiating a Commercial Lease

In the past few weeks, COVID-19 has spread rapidly throughout the United States, forcing businesses to close their doors, requiring many employees to work from home, and causing a record... Read More

Why consider a lease takeover NYC?

A commercial lease takeover is a means for a tenant who is unable to finish out their agreed lease term to pass that lease on to another entity that can.... Read More

Ollie’s new office space

How to find an office space with flexible lease terms The search for a new office space in New York can be a daunting task. Many of SquareFoot’s clients are... Read More

Client Spotlight: BuzziSpace

SF: What does BuzziSpace do? BS: BuzziSpace creates solutions for happy and healthy spaces around the world. With a mission to improve well-being through human-centric design, we provide original acoustic... Read More

Client Spotlight: CredSimple

As close as the CredSimple team is, their original working quarters slowly became a little too cozy for comfort. Their space in DUMBO was so tight that they had to... Read More

Commercial Real Estate News

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Exploring commercial real estate rent relief options

Unexpected natural disasters, system-wide technical and infrastructure failures, and terrorist attacks are a few of the tragedies that can affect entire communities (even entire countries)—not just emotionally, but economically. Some... Read More

Introducing Jonathan Tootell, Our New NYC Market Lead

I talk frequently about how awesome and humbling it is to be able to fill the SquareFoot office with the best and the brightest, constantly “raising the bar.” I’m proud... Read More

What is the difference between usable vs rentable square feet?

The world of commercial real estate has its own (often confusing) language, there are certain terms, like usable vs rentable square feet that you need to understand in order to... Read More

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