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  • Harvard Business Review logo
    April 20, 2020

    How to Talk to Your Team When the Future Is Uncertain

    Eugenie Fanning, VP of People at SquareFoot, the New York-based commercial real estate startup, says that during these difficult times, she is trying “to be as honest and transparent” as she can be with her team. But at the same time, she admits that she doesn’t know what the future holds.

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  • Wall Street Journal logo
    April 07, 2020

    Nope, Your Parents’ Home Isn’t the Best Place to Work While Socially Isolated

    They say you can’t go home again, but that’s exactly what many 20-something New Yorkers did when it started to look like their adopted city would become a coronavirus hot spot. Haley Walker, 24, a senior product analyst at SquareFoot, decamped for her parents’ house in rural Vermont only to be met with a chore when she arrived: set up her mom’s new remote workspace.

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  • The New York Times logo
    April 03, 2020

    Working From Your Childhood Bedroom

    Across the United States, millennials and Gen-Z professionals are escaping dense cities by moving back into their parents’ homes. Jonathan Wasserstrum, 37, the chief executive and a co-founder of SquareFoot, which helps companies find office space, is currently living at his father-in-law’s house in Mamaroneck. With his pregnant wife due in two months, they felt it would be better to be settled somewhere with more space and with extra sets of hands.

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  • Associated Press logo
    March 13, 2020

    Employers navigate virus pandemic without firm guidelines

    The scene at New York real estate firm SquareFoot is playing repeatedly across the U.S. as workplaces make a mass shift toward allowing employees who can to work remotely in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

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  • The Atlantic magazine logo
    March 10, 2020

    When Keeping Your Distance Is the Best Way to Show You Care

    Throughout most of his career in commercial real estate, SquareFoot's NYC Market Lead, Jonathan Tootell, has been in the habit of greeting his clients and colleagues with a handshake. He spoke with the Atlantic about how the coronavirus pandemic has inverted these norms of politeness and affection.

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