What a Mayor Eric Adams Means for New York City’s Businesses

The all but assured next Mayor of New York City, Eric Adams, has pledged to oversee a pro-business city government that fosters job growth, prioritizes traditionally marginalized communities, and focuses on making all neighborhoods safer. But what exactly does an Eric Adams’ New York City look like for small, medium, and large businesses? Moreover, how will an Adams administration impact New York City’s reeling commercial real estate industry? 

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5 Office Design Tips For Better Mental Health

As people are heading back to the office, they are being met with changes in their workplaces. One necessary change that excites medical professionals, activists, and most employees that has been overlooked for way too long is a heightened focus on each employee’s physical and mental health.

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The Ever Changing New York City: From 9/11 to COVID-19

It’s hard not to see the similarities between September 11th and COVID-19’s impact on New York City. They both shut down the city and caused loss of life, though for different lengths of time and at differing magnitudes; the two will forever be linked as unforeseen challenges we faced and overcame.

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Things to do this summer in New York City 2021

We often take living and working in New York City for granted, but one silver lining of the past year is we are all ready to experience all that New York has to offer. We thought we’d shake it up a bit and share some of our favorite NYC summer activities with you; we hope you’ll join us in celebrating the best city in the world.

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Welcome to Hot Sublease Summer

You’ve heard of ‘hot boy’ and ‘hot girl summer’; you may have heard of ‘hot NYC summer,’ but have you heard of hot sublease summer? Well, the New York City commercial real estate market is hot for sublease.

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6 Office Space Trends for 2022 (and Beyond)

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is: what does the future of office space look like in our post-COVID-19 world? As we’ve said in the past, COVID-19 hasn’t changed the future of how we work or where we work.

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5 Ways COVID-19 Changed Our Office Space For (the) Good.

Like all disasters, natural or humanmade, our world always (eventually) is left healthier. The reason is we do learn from our mistakes, even if it seems we keep taking steps backward. We, humans, are exceptional innovators, and we adapt because of our behavior changes. So, yes, COVID-19 has and will continue to make our office spaces better, safer, and more productive.

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What We Learned in 2020 and Our Promise for 2021

We learned in 2020 that New York City is not perfect, but it’s gritty and resilient and full of people who come together for each other. And like any great city (although there is only one), New York City is only as great as the people who live here.

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Blend and Extend

So you’re locked into a lease and find yourself paying above market. What can you do? We recommend signing what we call a blend and extend lease, which true to its name involves extending your lease at a rate that blends your current rate with the market value. Here’s how it works:

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Best Ways For NYC Non-Profits To Navigate COVID-19 Recovery

NYC Non-Profits are faced with new challenges during COIVD-19 and many are forced to lower operating costs and keep cash. We are here to help Non-Profits strategize space needs for all stakeholders, consider their mission when finding a Landlord match, and ensure the economic terms allow them to spend less money on operating costs and more money on their mission.

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8 Ways to Help Protect Your Office Space From Coronavirus

Offices need to prepare themselves beyond Coronavirus. We must think about how to retrofit our current and future office space better to protect employees from current and future pathogens. This way, the next time a pathogen like SARS or Coronavirus spreads we can be better prepared. Here are 8 ways we can start.

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