Last week I attended a CoreNet Global panel discussion at the RealShare conference in Irvine, California.
With a panel consisting of three Real Estate companies, two End Users and one Investment Asset Management company, ‘Flexibility’ was the common theme. However, I was most intrigued when the End User began to challenge the Landlord and Broker to “listen more intently to the tenant needs.” (hmmm…. maybe that’s why they titled this session: “Needs of the Modern End User”) READ MORE
You may ask yourself, “…well, how did I get here?” (Talking Heads reference)
And that is precisely what we should ask to solve for the future!
Many times when our clients’ facilities are bursting at the seams, they engage our skills as Facility Planners to determine how to gain more space. Just short of actual brain surgery, we pry into their psyche to understand their vision for their future and how they want to actually live in their space. We simultaneously slice and dice their headcount forecasts, apply fancy multipliers and add-on factors and assess their current space utilization and efficiency (or lack thereof). READ MORE