Many New Yorkers are finding that they miss the comfort of a distraction-free professional space to work as their offices remain closed. Some have been carefully balancing their personal and professional space for 10 months and, with no end in sight, are beginning to explore alternate ways to work outside their home. While NYC certainly has its share of co-working locations, cafes where laptops are welcome, and even hotels offering day-passes, finding a professional space that provides privacy, safety, and reliability without committing to a long-term contract is next to impossible. At ElevatedNY we’re starting the year off by inviting… Read More
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EXPLORE YOUR NEW OFFICE
Business owners interested in finding an office for rent in Midtown Manhattan where they can be sure there is room for social distancing can now tour ElevatedNY’s offerings virtually. Get a feel for your first impression of our Class A office building, the historic Hippodrome, by visiting our Street View. Take a look at the exterior main entrance to 1120 Avenue of the Americas. Virtual visitors will find ElevatedNY is just steps away from 17 subway lines, endless restaurants with delivery and outdoor dining options, onsite parking through Edison ParkFast all adjacent to the majestic beauty of Bryant Park. Experience arrival and check-in by stepping inside the building using the Lobby Tour…. Read More
Virtual Offices: The New Co-Working?
While social distancing is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, it is a great time to consider a Virtual Office. Virtual Offices can help bridge the gap between working from home and working from an office location. Virtual Offices are a great option for businesses of all sizes to keep growing without committing to a traditional office space. Many people are familiar with a co-working or shared office membership but fewer people are aware of Virtual Offices. At many other premium office space providers in New York City there is often a membership fee that allows members to show… Read More
Getting Back to Work
As a shared, flexible term, private office rental space operating in Midtown Manhattan for 30 years, we know a thing-or-two about how offices run and what businesses need. We checked-in with our General Manager, Georgia Gournas, to share what she’s seeing and hearing as NYC businesses think about re-opening and what that means for their office space needs. What are the main concerns you’re hearing from business owners searching for office space right now? Everyone is really focused on having their own private space. Larger teams are worried about having enough private space for them to work comfortably and safely… Read More
Ready. Set! Renovated.
The final weeks of the year bring that familiar combination of holiday festivities and workplace hustle. We are excited to add to your reasons to celebrate by announcing the first phase of the ReadySet! Offices 4th floor renovation is nearly complete. From a design standpoint, think executive style with a boutique twist: sleek, Zen-like gray and silver hues with pops of fresh color. Bright yet soft lighting and modern artwork along the walls. Marble and limestone touches that align with our grand lobby inside the historic, Class A Hippodrome building. Spearheaded by award-winning architectural firm L.B. Architects, who marry form… Read More
It’s Time to Hire!
Attracting the best employees to your small business should be approached like selling a product. You need to have an effective marketing strategy and plan in place to ensure you get the results you desire. Before you go out and try and attract someone amazing, figure out what you have going on for you that other companies might not be able to compete with. Check out our article below to Boost your Brand and Sales: Dedicate Time to Recruiting … before you need to recruit Instead of waiting until your business is ready to expand or an employee in an… Read More
Providing Effective Feedback in the Workplace
Providing effective employee and client relations feedback can be a daunting task. How do you tell the truth about areas in your client-business relationship that need improvement without the other party getting hurt or defensive? What is the appropriate way to inform an employee that they are under-preforming and need to take their work more seriously? Review the chart below comparing effective and ineffective feedback strategies and apply the effective strategies to your small business relationships. Effective Feedback Ineffective Feedback Describes objectively the behavior which led to the feedback: “You are interrupting me.” Uses evaluative, judgmental or generalized statements:… Read More
Boost Sales: Creating a Unique Business Identity Brand
One of the most important components for small business growth is brand building. Yes, you should have a branding strategy just like you have a marketing plan and a budget. Having a strong and recognizable brand makes your business the most talked about and best go-to option in your field. There isn’t an exact science to building, or designing a good brand. Defining what makes a ‘good’ brand is a subjective process. Ask these questions to help define your branding strategy. Who Is My Business For? Knowing your demographic is the key to your branding. People are all human, but… Read More
Social Media Mayhem: How to Dominate Your Industry Using Digital Branding
Social media is free to use. Today every business owner has access to an unprecedented amount of free digital marketing tools. Other than the fact that social media management and branding can be time consuming, there are very few reasons why not to have a business presence on every social media outlet. Take advantage of social media to build your company brand, community, advertise special offers, connect with potential business partners and create sales leads. Not to mention social media platforms are unreal for researching your competition and keeping up to date on industry trends, news, and technology advancements. Creating… Read More
Reignite Your Entrepreneurial Spirit!
If you are a small business owner, or an entrepreneur ready to take on a new challenge consider these tips to get inspired (or re-inspired) to take action to get your business moving forward again. America’s small business owners are trailblazers and leaders – there is no doubt about it. They come up with innovative products and services; they persist even during tough economic times and they employ local communities. Do not forget why you started your business; continue to take a step back and refuel your entrepreneurial spirit. Start networking. Identify and join social networks and local trade and business… Read More