office space Archive

What Will You Need to Cut in the Next Downturn?

In 2006, as the collapse of the housing market set in, real estate franchisor Realogy was carrying $2.7 billion in debt. The darkest days of the meltdown were still to come — and the company knew it. Painful cuts...
January 29, 2015

The Office of the Near Future

After years of major companies decamping from the cities and setting up in sprawling suburban locations, the tide has turned. Motorola, Hillshire Brands Co., and United Continental Holdings Inc., United Airlines’ parent company, are just a few of the...
January 21, 2015

That’s Not How Millennials Work

It seems like we’ve gotten Millennials all wrong. For one, they were expected to be a generation of entrepreneurs — but in this economic tumult, they’ve traded in “meaningful work” for a 9-to-5 desk job and a steady (or...

Today’s Commercial Market: Finding Opportunity in Crisis

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In spite of the well-known woes of the commercial real estate market today, the watchword among practitioners in this space seems to be “opportunity.” That word came up time and again in...
April 30, 2010

Living the ‘High Life’ in Dubai

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The torch has been passed: The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa (2,717 feet), opened yesterday in the city of Dubai, passing the Taipei 101 (1,670 feet) by a wide margin. (Note:...
January 6, 2010

Top 10 Real Estate Developments of the ’00s: #5

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Today, we start on the bottom-half of the top real estate developments of the decade with something that really came into play in the past year:...

2010: A Major Test for Commercial

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The next year or two may be a “test of survival” for anyone in the commercial real estate sector, but the upswing could be very lucrative for the ones who make it...

Are You a Broker-Owner Who’s Trimmed Office Space?

By Wendy Cole, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine Broker-Owners: Have you recently reduced your office space? For an upcoming article, REALTOR Magazine wants to speak to brokers who’ve cut back on excess work space to save money and improve efficiency....
May 29, 2009