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

BYOD, Workshifting, and Workspace

Bring Your Own Device—or BYOD for short—is one of the top corporate trends of 2012. It means using your own smartphone, tablet, laptop, or other personal device in the workplace for business (accessing email, uploading files, etc). And as the ownership and usage of personal devices continues to steadily rise, it’s inevitable that the use of personal devices in the workplace is a growing phenomenon. The pros and cons of BYOD policies are varied, but mainly center around employee flexibility and network and information security issues—with the biggest debate being over who fronts most of the costs involved. The BYOD… Read More