6 Articles to Read this Weekend

by CoyDavidson on January 28, 2012

Office Landlords Poised to Regain Upper Hand 
2011 Sees Office Leasing, Sales and Pricing Improve Amid Growth In Office Jobs and Rising Tenant Demand. Outlook Has Landlords Preparing To Sing: “Our Day Will Come” … CoStar Group

Where Did All the Workers Go? 60 Years of Economic Change 
The decline of manufacturing over the last 60 years in the United States has been well documented. Where did all the making-stuff and growing-stuff jobs go? They went into services with Finance, Insurance and Real Estate being the big winner. Take a look at the graph and note the shift to office using employment … The Atlantic

What coworking can teach corporate offices
Is the future of the corporate office one that will adopt the coworking model? Where one space that was able to host 100 permanent workers can now hold 300 mobile workers working different hours, half the time from home, or the coffee shop … GIGAOM

7 Things Your CEO Should Know About the Cloud
IT is still struggling to communicate cloud realities to business leaders. Until the CIO and the CEO see eye to eye on the path to the private cloud, too many companies will fail to reach that goal … Data Center Knowledge

The rise of CEOs as urban planners?
As cities go through difficult economic times, they’re looking for mayors who act more like entrepreneurs. At the same time, we’re also seeing CEOs making huge investments in the downtown of struggling cities … smartplanet

Culture Eats Strategy For Lunch
Culture is a balanced blend of human psychology, attitudes, actions, and beliefs that combined create either pleasure or pain, serious momentum or miserable stagnation. A strong culture flourishes with a clear set of values and norms that actively guide the way a company operates … Fast Company

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