Dec 13 2018 • Client Irvine Company Office Properties announced seven new leases totaling 217,844 square feet at 71 South Wacker (former Hyatt space) the 48-story modern workplace community in downtown Chicago.
Apr 23 2018 • Work and the Loneliness Epidemic. Reducing isolation at work is good for business. The world is suffering from an epidemic of loneliness. If we cannot rebuild strong, authentic social connections, we will continue to splinter apart — in the workplace and in society.
Mar 09 2018 • Less than a month after announcing a $15 million Series A funding round and resolution of a legal fight with its hometown Santa Monica, shared electric scooter startup Bird raised a further $100 million to take its low-cost “last-mile” service nationwide.
Feb 08 2018 • SANTA CLARA, CA—Analog Devices Inc. has signed a lease to occupy 445,000 square feet at Santa Clara Square. The deal brings the 1.7-million-square-foot Santa Clara Square–which opened its 1.1 million square-foot second phase in September–to 91% leased, and comes two weeks after Hitachi Vantara announced a 222,500-square-foot lease.
Nov 22 2017 • Shoppers are expected to spend more money online over Thanksgiving weekend compared to last year, a new report predicts. However, some big name retailers are opting out of the shopping frenzy, trying to put their focus back on the spirit of Thanksgiving – spending time with family.
Oct 05 2017 • Going after Millennials is one of the most important tasks of today’s real estate agent. Millennials will be powering home sales for the next few decades. But real estate agents also have a problem; Millennials are far different from Baby Boomers.
May 01 2017 • The Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) is taking place in Chicago this year from June 6th-9th at McCormick Place West, Chicago. This conference will be full of industry experts, an exhibit hall filled with industry leading solution providers, and many opportunities for networking with thousands of innovative industry peers.
Mar 27 2017 • Google has listed HTTPS as a ranking factor for SEO as part of their efforts to prioritize internet security. What does this mean for your website? It could affect your SEO, if it hasn’t already. But that’s not the only reason to consider...
Feb 14 2017 • The numbers are in for 4th quarter 2016 online sales and it shows that shoppers spent a total of 109.3 billion online shopping on desktop and mobile devices. This is up 18.2% from the same time in 2015. More and more consumers are opting out of shopping in stores and instead are changing their shopping habits to online shopping. Traditional retailers are struggling to keep up as new online only businesses and retailers are capitalizing on this trend in consumer behavior.
Jan 20 2017 • Here are a few highlights of the big tech announcements from the 2017 National Retail Federation Big Show addressing the biggest trend affecting retail today: online shopping. Some are in fear of the changes that ecommerce will bring, while others are embracing it to get ahead of the curve. See these innovative ways retail brands are adapting to the changes that ecommerce is bringing to the industry.