Earlier this week, Amazon announced that it plans to return to an “office-centric culture” as its baseline. Its rationale was that being in an office allows the company to better “invent, collaborate, and learn together.” All of this was laid out in an announcement that… Read More
I was speaking with a writer from the Globe & Mail today about the future of office. We were half talking about a new AAA strata office building — called Capital Point — that we (Slate) are in the midst of launching in the Metrotown… Read More
CBRE recently published this report looking at the impact of the “high-tech software/services industry” on the North American office market. Here are a few highlights: – Since 2010, tech has created ~1.1 million jobs in the US at an annual growth rate that is 3x the… Read More
I am a big fan of the company Squarespace. They have a great and beautiful product. I use them for globizen.com. Recently they moved into a new office in Lower Manhattan (98,000 sf), which was a consolidation of 4 distributed offices. The interiors were designed… Read More
Last month it was announced that Amazon will be taking 127,000 square feet across 5 floors in a new office tower in Toronto’s emerging South Core neighborhood. The space will be used for about 800 employees and they’re expected to take occupancy this fall. At… Read More
Yesterday I came across a post called, The Workplace of the Future, by venture capitalist Tomasz Tunguz. In it, he references a book called, Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace, and talks about the changing nature of how and where we work. What’s immediately… Read More
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