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7 Top Leadership Books for Entrepreneurs at Growing Companies

The best leaders at a business are always on the look-out for ways to increase productivity and employee motivation. Here at SquareFoot, we know that work goals are always at... Read More

4 Office Perks to Steal From Google

This is a guest post from productivity writer Kayla Matthews. Google is one of the most influential companies in the world, and doesn’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon.... Read More

How Many Tours Does It Take to Find the Right Office?

The breadth of office options in New York City is staggering, with 525 million square feet of space in Manhattan alone. With the seemingly endless possibilities, you may be asking... Read More

7 Top Leadership Books for Entrepreneurs at Growing Companies

The best leaders at a business are always on the look-out for ways to increase productivity and employee motivation. Here at SquareFoot, we know that work goals are always at... Read More

4 Office Perks to Steal From Google

This is a guest post from productivity writer Kayla Matthews. Google is one of the most influential companies in the world, and doesn’t show signs of slowing down anytime soon.... Read More

Five Smart Ways to Boost Employee Morale

Smart business executives spend a lot of time worrying about employee morale. They know it has huge ramifications for their company’s growth. Organizations with the highest number of engaged employees... Read More

Office and Workspace Design

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Illuminating Ideas for Office Lighting Upgrades

Our office recently upgrade all of the harsh cool fluorescent lightbulbs to softer, warmer ones, and everyone was amazed by the immediate effect brought about by the change in lighting.... Read More

Inside Vans Global HQ

Office Spotlight: 1588 South Coast Drive. In 2017, Rapt Studio completed the design for Vans Global HQ in Costa Mesa.

Inside the Dollar Shave Club

Office Spotlight: 13335 Maxella Ave We were very impressed with Rapt Studio‘s office design for the Dollar Shave Club in Marina Del Rey. We spoke with Rapt Studio to learn more.... Read More

Articles to Keep Handy

How to Sublease Your Office: Pros, Cons, and Hidden Costs

If you’re renting office space but not using all the space, why let it go to waste? Much like apartment renters use Airbnb to rent out their extra rooms, businesses... 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

How Many Tours Does It Take to Find the Right Office?

The breadth of office options in New York City is staggering, with 525 million square feet of space in Manhattan alone. With the seemingly endless possibilities, you may be asking... Read More

Relocating and the Art of the Office Cleanup

When moving offices, many companies are so focused on packing up boxes and picking new furniture that they miss out on a fantastic opportunity: a massive, all-hands-on-deck office cleanup. First,... Read More

Why You Need A Tenant Broker In Your Office Search

Even the most confident or experienced among us find commercial real estate to be a tricky world to navigate. That’s the bad news. The good news: You don’t have to... Read More

Client Spotlight: Willem

Co-working was stifling creativity Casual menswear brand Willem were working in a co-working space, but found the location was stifling employee creativity. The company bridges the gap between the high... Read More

Client Spotlight: GirlBand

GirlBand was looking for a permanent home for their team. SquareFoot broker Emily Strachan worked to find a space that was special and creative to enhance the culture of their already... 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

Commercial Real Estate News

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SquareFoot Deals

July 2019 Cooking Vinyl, 7/11/2019 Cooking Vinyl has moved to 19 W. 21st Street. The record label chose a 1500 sq. ft., move-in-ready office to house its 8 employees. They... Read More

Why we launched FLEX by SquareFoot

Earlier today, we officially announced the rollout of FLEX by SquareFoot — a new option for growing companies seeking their next office space in New York City, with lease terms... Read More

Houston’s Bright Future in Coworking

This guest post is by Jonathan Bachrach, co-founder and COO of Turnkey Office Space. With the global need for concerted environmentalism in the face of accelerating climate change, many wonder... Read More

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