This Week’s Recommended Reading

by CoyDavidson on April 20, 2012

Five Articles to Read This Weekend

Warming Up to the Officeless Office
Unassigned workspaces, sometimes called “free address” or “nonterritorial offices,” have long been a fact of life for consultants or employees who do their jobs mostly on the road or from home. But a growing number of workers, including some who spend more time at the office, have had their cubicles replaced by communal tables or unassigned desks they share with a sometimes shifting cast of colleagues …

Better Teamwork Through Better Workplace Design
Collaboration is the way we work now. Unfortunately our legacy work environments — dominated by offices or cubes — rarely match this new reality. Harvard Business Review discusses how organizations can address this problem by redesigning their workspaces… HBR Blog Network

10 Tips for Making Employees Love Their Office
Forget the ping-pong table. Inc. Magazine offers ten tips that make workers productive – and happy – in their office space…

April 2012 Commercial Repeat Sales Analysis
CoStar Group released the latest findings of the CoStar Commercial Repeat-Sale Indices (CCRSI) last week, providing the market’s first look at commercial real estate pricing trends based on property sales that closed through February 2012, and offering the broadest measure of commercial real estate repeat sales activity… CoStar Group

Four on Friday
The first installment of my two-part interview on law firm Hartman Simons commercial real estate blog. I discuss the CRE industry’s reluctance to embrace social media and the benefits the various mediums offer the industry…  Hartman Simons Commercial Real Estate Blog

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