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The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work-From-Home Opportunities The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work-From-Home Opportunities

The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work-From-Home Opportunities

This article was initially published in 2020 and updated in 2021. Working from home was once only a possibility for a select few jobs. But because modern technology has really... Read More

Neighborhood Highlights: Best Things to Do in Chelsea, NYC [2021 Edition] Neighborhood Highlights: Best Things to Do in Chelsea, NYC [2021 Edition]

Neighborhood Highlights: Best Things to Do in Chelsea, NYC [2021 Edition]

Contemplating leasing office space in Chelsea? Or maybe you already work in the area? We’ve rounded up some of the best things to do in Chelsea, NYC for local employees.... Read More

Case Study: Life As a Junior Broker at SquareFoot Case Study: Life As a Junior Broker at SquareFoot

Case Study: Life As a Junior Broker at SquareFoot

As a junior broker, Michael was intent on finding the right firm to help him grow in his career. He was coming from a diverse real estate background, with experience in both... Read More

The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work-From-Home Opportunities The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work-From-Home Opportunities

The Pros and Cons of Flexible Work-From-Home Opportunities

This article was initially published in 2020 and updated in 2021. Working from home was once only a possibility for a select few jobs. But because modern technology has really... Read More

Here’s what the smart office of the future will look like Here’s what the smart office of the future will look like

Here’s what the smart office of the future will look like

Have you ever wondered what the office of the future will look like? Hint-hint — smart offices will play a big role. But what exactly is a smart office? After... Read More

Flexible spaces are an integral part of the future of work Flexible spaces are an integral part of the future of work

Flexible spaces are an integral part of the future of work

At SquareFoot, we’ve believed that flexible spaces are an integral part of the future of work for several years, and have been leaning into it with our product offerings including... Read More

Office and Workspace Design

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How Much Office Space Per Employee Do You Need? How Much Office Space Per Employee Do You Need?

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

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 How to Find the Square Feet of Your Office Space

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

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How and Why to Sublease Your Office Space How and Why to Sublease Your Office Space

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 SquareFoot Dictionary

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

How to Find Commercial Real Estate in Los Angeles How to Find Commercial Real Estate in Los Angeles

How to Find Commercial Real Estate in Los Angeles

As the home to growing industries such as biopharmaceuticals, aerospace, entertainment, and technology, Los Angeles is one of the hottest real estate markets in the United States. But with nearly... Read More

9 Ways to Find Cheap Office Space for Lease in Houston, TX 9 Ways to Find Cheap Office Space for Lease in Houston, TX

9 Ways to Find Cheap Office Space for Lease in Houston, TX

As a new entrepreneur seeking office space for rent, cheap options can seem rare in a major city like Houston. You’ve probably heard countless stories about sky-high rates and run-down... Read More

Expert Tips On Finding Professional Office Space In Houston Expert Tips On Finding Professional Office Space In Houston

Expert Tips On Finding Professional Office Space In Houston

Thinking about setting up an office in Houston? The Texan metropolis offers a thriving, burgeoning landscape for businesses across a variety of industries, especially with the continuous growth of Houston’s... Read More

Ollie Case Study Ollie Case Study

Ollie Case Study

With the lease on their Chelsea office ending soon, Ollie had to find a new situation. They were seeking upgrades, such as more meeting space, and open to considering a... Read More

Data Center Case Study Data Center Case Study

Data Center Case Study

When a high-end gaming software company came to us with a somewhat unusual request, we were ready for the challenge. However, navigating their office space search during a global pandemic... Read More

Hills, Betts & Nash LLP Case Study Hills, Betts & Nash LLP Case Study

Hills, Betts & Nash LLP Case Study

Jeff worked with Hill, Betts & Nash, a full service law firm located in NYC, to find their office space at 14 Wall Street back in 2015. The company’s lease... Read More

Commercial Real Estate News

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SquareFoot is Southbound SquareFoot is Southbound

SquareFoot is Southbound

I’m thrilled to announce that Atlanta-based Transcend, led by Patrick Braswell, is now part of SquareFoot. Our southern expansion follows our launches earlier this year in Houston and Los Angeles,... Read More

Flexible spaces are an integral part of the future of work Flexible spaces are an integral part of the future of work

Flexible spaces are an integral part of the future of work

At SquareFoot, we’ve believed that flexible spaces are an integral part of the future of work for several years, and have been leaning into it with our product offerings including... Read More

K-Shape Recovery and its Effect on Office Demand in New York City K-Shape Recovery and its Effect on Office Demand in New York City

K-Shape Recovery and its Effect on Office Demand in New York City

What kind of recovery will there be post-COVID? Of course absent a crystal ball, it’s hard to predict. But we can gain some insight on the specific topic of office... Read More

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