This Week’s Recommended Reading

by CoyDavidson on June 28, 2013

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Six Articles to Read this Weekend

Rebalancing the Workplace—A Preview of the 2013 U.S. Workplace Survey
Gensler, the leading global design and architecture firm, has released its 2013 U.S. Workplace Survey. The 2013 findings reveal that only one in four U.S. workers are in optimal workplace environments. The rest are struggling to work effectively, resulting in lost productivity, innovation and worker engagement … Gensler

BOMA Survey: Office Tenants Optimistic About Future Staffing, Space Needs
Despite the recession and changing workplace trends, the walls aren’t closing in on office space requirements just yet, according to the first survey of tenant sentiments and needs by the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International since 1999 … CoStar Group

What if Apple didn’t build its new ‘spaceship’ campus?
You can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs, and it turns out you can’t build a new 3.4 million sq. ft. corporate campus in the city of Cupertino without breaking a few California environmental quality laws … CNNMoney

The evolving face of Commercial Real Estate Technology
‘Commercial Real Estate Technology’ is an impossibly broad term that touches really every facet of a complex industry. Occupier services. Search. Data Exchange. Analytics– and more. Last week’s CRE Tech Intersect conference pulled these diverse items together in a setting that provided attendees with some great cutting-edge information, but still reminded everyone that personal interaction was still our industry’s most important tool … Opinion of Value

What It’s Like Walking Around Amazon’s Massive Offices In Seattle
Amazon has what is probably the biggest urban office space in the world. Amazon’s buildings blend right in with their urban environment. Walking past Amazon’s buildings, you wouldn’t even realize you were in the middle of its corporate headquarters unless someone told you … Business Insider

The Best Productivity Advice You’ll Ever Get
Our culture is obsessed with personal productivity and self-improvement–how to be better, more efficient, more effective. Our quest for continuous self-improvement knows no bounds … Inc

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