Development Magazine Winter 2013

Marketing - Leasing

Office Building

What Workers Want — and Why That Matters 

The fact that companies are taking employees into consideration when they select new office space is nothing new. What is new is the extent to which today’s employers are considering their workers’ wants and needs, as a way to keep them with the company and in its office space, perhaps as many as 24 hours a day.

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Measuring Quality of Life in Office Space 

For the corporate space user, lease transactions used to be all about the numbers, with a strong focus on the bottom line. Today, things are different, said Peter Holland, director of benchmarking services for CoreNet, who moderated a session at Development ‘13 titled “Let’s Measure the Quality of Life per Square Foot.”

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NAIOP's 2014 Buyers Guide 

From accountants to architects to developers, contractors, and financial sources. Whatever you need, you’re likely to find it and a lot more in our annual Buyers Guide.

From the Archives: Marketing / Leasing Articles from the Previous Issue

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A Moveable Fitness Program 

If you can’t devote a fixed space for a fitness center, you could opt to create moveable facilities. Carol Brooks, president and co-founder of Continental Real Estate Companies, started its “A Deeper Breath” fitness program several years ago, in what she called a natural extension of the wellness-oriented programs the firm already was providing for its clients. The idea emerged out of the recession, when many buildings had an abundance of vacant space.

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Industrial Tenant Hot Buttons 

At NAIOP’s recent I.con: The Industrial Conference in Los Angeles, a panel of brokers described the key features industrial tenants look for today in new space.