OFFICE SPACE BUILDING SAFETY: WHAT’S NEW AT THE HIPPODROME

Professionals returning to office spaces across Manhattan have several considerations to weigh. Many have changed the way they commute, and others have modified their schedules to reduce their office occupancy. Top of mind for everyone is office building safety. Tenants at ElevatedNY can rest assured that our owner-operated building, the historic Hippodrome, has made changes since this spring to ensure our space is as safe as possible.   Starting at the entrance, the building’s door handles have been coated in NanoSeptic self-cleaning material that helps to kill viruses on contact. Select doors are also propped open at high-traffic times, allowing… Read More

MEETING ROOM RENTALS IN NYC: GETTING THE TEAM BACK TOGETHER AGAIN

September marks the six-month anniversary for many New Yorkers working remotely. While safety is still at the forefront of people’s minds, businesses are facing mounting hurdles when it comes to collaboration. Flexible offices around the city are fielding more requests for safe conference and meeting room rental spaces in New York City. And, ElevatedNY is perfectly equipped to meet the unique needs of every type of team. ElevatedNY’s premium office space, conveniently found near Times Square and Bryant Park, has a variety of offerings and amenities that make collaborating safe and easy. The conference room rentals in Manhattan, NYC at ElevatedNY — all… 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 getting back to work after COVID. 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… 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

Seating Etiquette 101: Meeting Efficiency

Every business has unique needs and expectations to consider when planning a meeting. Researching and being specific about what you need and expect for every meeting will minimize stress for everyone involved. Remember that the meetings you organize will reflect and build your business brand, leaving a lasting impression.  Sitting side by side is great positioning for collaborating and brain storming between two people. Most people gravitate to this position naturally when they are working on the same project. Depending on your level of comfort prior to the meeting there might be a feeling of discomfort or invasion of personal… Read More

Midtown Manhattan Office Space that is as Impressive as You

Shouldn’t your workspace be as impressive as you? Then, it’s time to decide on a workspace that can support the way you do business and sharpen up that professional image. ReadySet! Offices can help you find office space for rent in Midtown Manhattan. ReadySet! Offices in Midtown Manhattan offers completely furnished offices, shared use of beautifully appointed common areas, professional and friendly reception, phone answering, experienced integrated business services, conference and meeting facilities on-site, mail and package receipt, complimentary coffee every day, complimentary bagels on Fridays, utilities included, janitorial services included, 24-hour secure access, parking on-site and free Wi-Fi. Located in the… Read More

Get ready for your next meeting in Midtown Manhattan. ReadySet! Offices can help.

As a professional in providing a variety of different types of meeting space in Midtown Manhattan, I have seen a lot of presentations, from intimate groups to larger training sessions. Due to my constant interaction with meeting attendees, I can offer advice about planning a presentation. The first thing I tell my meeting clients over and over -BE PREPARED! PREPARATION IS THE KEY The purpose of a presentation is to inform, persuade and build good will. But, at the same time, you have to keep things interesting and organized.  A presentation must be crafted for listeners. Figure out your content… Read More

Location, Location, Location…& Amenities: What’s it like having an Executive Office at the Hippodrome building in Midtown Manhattan?

When starting or building your business, it all comes down to location.  The office space amenities are important too. Executive office space in the Hippodrome building in Midtown Manhattan offers the whole package. What’s it like having an Executive Office at ReadySet! Offices? The surrounding neighborhood, building amenities, furnished offices and meeting space combine to make ReadySet! Offices at the Hippodrome building the ideal location to start or build your business. At ReadySet! Offices, all of the common areas and exterior executive office space and suites have plenty of natural light to brighten your time in the office. The 24/… Read More

Putting Together the Dream Team for Your New Business

“Teamwork” is one of those words that are thrown around constantly in the business world, along with all the other sports metaphors, like “keeping your eye on the ball,” “going for the win” and “knocking it out of the park.” But the fact is, unless you’re a business of one, whom you choose as your partners, colleagues and employees – i.e. your team – may be the single most important factor in whether you can… well… knock it out of the park. After all, you may have the most ingenious, marketable product, and you may be working out of the… Read More

How to Run a Successful Business Meeting

Meetings are the linchpin of any successful business. They give you and your colleagues an opportunity to plan, strategize, set priorities, solve problems and brainstorm. But a poorly run meeting can be a major time-waster, and it can even create new problems and challenges, instead of solving old ones. So if you’re the one running the meeting, you’re going to want to plan accordingly. Any meeting you conduct is a direct reflection of you. Ask yourself: What kind of image am I projecting: Calm, efficient and professional? Or scattered, unproductive and ineffective? Here are some tips to give your office… Read More