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The Ultimate Guide to Commercial Office Design for Gen Z

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jul 24, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Where does the time go? Though many of us already in professional environments may be loathe to consider it, huge numbers of young people within Generation Z are poised to enter the workforce. Indeed, the oldest members of Gen Z are about to graduate from college, and as such, business owners need to adapt and adjust to this new breed of employee. With that in mind, today we’re going to focus on how companies can make their office spaces more inviting to young people. Consider this your ultimate guide to commercial office design for Gen Z:

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Topics: Office Design, office design practices

Food Industry Office Design: 3 Tips to Create the Ideal Workspace

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jul 20, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The food industry is massive and nuanced. In fact, the sheer amount of businesses involved in the growing, processing, and distribution of food makes it difficult to account for just how much the industry contributes to the national or global economy. (Regardless, it’s still the biggest industry on earth.) With that in mind, it’s not surprising that many food-based companies perform multiple functions within the industry itself, such as processing, researching, marketing, and developing food products. Others, meanwhile, focus on one particular aspect of food-based commerce. Regardless, the fact remains that thousands of businesses populate the food industry –– and each has its own unique challenges to overcome. Office design shouldn’t be one of them. Here then are three food industry office design tips for professionals looking to boost employee productivity and revamp their workspace.

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Topics: office design practices, office redesign

3 Car Dealership Renovation Best Practices

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jul 9, 2018 10:30:00 AM

It’s natural to assume that given the rise of digital media over the past twenty years people would value online interactions more than face-to-face meetings. However, that assumption is incorrect. Rather, most customers prefer interacting with a human being –– especially when making a big decision. This is one reason why car dealerships continue to thrive, despite the abundance of online intel relating to cars and car ownership. Deep down, people want to “talk it out” in person. As such, the physical layout of your dealership is an important aspect of your business’s performance. After all, if your dealership design is letting you down, you could be losing out on any number of sales as a result. To that end, here are three car dealership renovation best practices –– to help you court more customers and focus on closing more deals than ever before! 

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Topics: Renovation Timeline, Office Design, office design practices, car dealership design

How Building Information Modeling Can Transform a Design Project

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jun 18, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Many times in business and in life, the process is just as important as the end result: the destination as vital as the journey; the effort as integral as the outcome. If you’re a believer in doing things the right way, then know that office design projects are no exception to that rule. And with Building Information Modeling (BIM), businesses of all sizes can now renovate and redesign their offices with greater confidence, time-efficiency, and cost-savings opportunities than ever before. Don’t know how building information modeling works? Then don’t worry –– we’ll explain everything you need to know here:

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Topics: office design practices

Commercial Office Design for Millennials: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jun 13, 2018 10:30:00 AM

The times, they are indeed changing. According to a study from the Pew Research Center, Millennials are already the largest generation in the American workforce. And that number is going to rise in the near future. As such, businesses across all industries need to adapt in a number of ways to accommodate this new wave of professionals. In particular, companies should reconsider their office design in relation to Millennial workers. Reconfiguring your commercial office design for Millennials might sound like a drastic step, but in reality it isn’t; it’s merely a natural progression. Still, in order to help your business make this transition as smoothly as possible, here are three things to look out for when renovating your office for the next generation:

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Topics: office design practices

5 Break Room Renovations that Will Wow Your Employees

Posted by Dan Johnstone on Jun 8, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Who says work can’t be fun? Progressive businesses have realized over the past few years that the way their employees think about their workspaces –– and their jobs –– varies greatly from professionals in the past. As such, a modern office needs to provide more than just functional solutions; indeed, the best companies to work for tend to offer their employees a workspace where they can explore their creative impulses, collaborate with others, and –– of course –– unwind. The break room is no longer a luxury for companies that want to attract, and hold onto, top talent in their field. With that in mind, today we’re going to examine five innovative (and cost-effective!) break room renovations that your employees will love:

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Topics: office design practices

4 Tips for Creating a Modern Chiropractic Office Design

Posted by Tom Johnstone on Jun 5, 2018 10:30:00 AM

Professionals in the medical field often face an uphill battle when designing their workspace. That’s because unlike other businesses that can focus solely on creating offices that maximize productivity, medical facilities need to take more factors into account. For one, medical offices need to accommodate any number of patients, as well as other visitors to the facility. Additionally, medical facilities have to provide an intuitive layout and boast certain creature comforts that have become the norm in our modern society. And of course, good medical office design should boost employee engagement and productivity levels. In short, it takes a lot of planning, foresight, and experience to strike the right balance in a medical workspace renovation. Today then, we’re going to take a look at a specific facet of the medical field, and focus on chiropractic office design. Here are four tips to help any chiropractor (or any medical pro) get started on their office redesign:

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Topics: office design practices

4 of the Best Office Design Practices for Small Office Spaces

Posted by Jerry Johnstone on Jan 11, 2018 10:30:00 AM

We can’t all be blessed with the type of wide open spaces or eye-catching views we’d like at work. Nor can every business afford a costly expansion and renovation to suit their needs. However, there are measures you can take to maximize a small office space. Indeed, with a little creativity and a little elbow grease, you can transform a cramped workspace into a thriving mecca for your team members. So, here are four of the best office design practices for small office spaces:

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Topics: small office spaces, office design practices