While open concept offices, office benching, and office hoteling are up and coming office design choices for many companies, these types of layouts don’t work for all companies. If your employees are situated in cubicles and the arrangement works for you and your team, there is no need to bend to peer pressure! Cubicle office layouts have unique benefits that some other office layouts don’t – including a sense of privacy and having one’s own space, noise control, and the ability to be configured and reconfigured in various ways.
Facility managers who want their facilities to lead the pack in terms of innovation, sustainability, and a reduced environmental footprint are embracing LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) principles and best practices. More than just a catchy, fleeting acronym, the LEED initiative is the most popular green building certification in the world.
Everyone appreciates saving money. Saving your company money can impress your boss and lead to a raise or promotion down the road. Saving money is smart - except when it ends up costing you money. If you'll be overseeing an office move or relocation soon, you'll probably solicit bids from moving companies. You may be tempted to automatically accept the lowest bid. Before you decide, contemplate a company's answers to the following questions.