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Through this partnership, Atlantic Terminal and neighboring Atlantic Center will eliminate more than 7,600 tons of carbon emissions, equivalent to planting a new Central Park every year for the next 10 years.


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Through this partnership, Atlantic Terminal and neighboring Atlantic Center will eliminate more than 7,600 tons of carbon emissions, equivalent to planting a new Central Park every year for the next 10 years.

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Latest: [VIDEO] Madison International Realty Partners with Carbon Lighthouse - Through this partnership, Atlantic Terminal and neighboring Atlantic Center will eliminate more than 7,600 tons of carbon emissions, equivalent to planting a new Central Park every year for the next 10 years.

[VIDEO] Madison International Realty Partners with Carbon Lighthouse

Through this partnership, Atlantic Terminal and neighboring Atlantic Center will eliminate more than 7,600 tons of carbon emissions, equivalent to planting a new Central Park every year for the next 10 years.

USGBC Launches Global Economic Recovery Strategy

USGBC has outlined a path for how healthy places and LEED will support recovery efforts as businesses, governments, and communities prepare for a post-pandemic world.

Workplace Reimagined: COVID-19 Reshapes Modern Office Experience

Facility professionals are evaluating long-term impacts from the pandemic shutdown. Some are exploring concepts and designs for the post-recovery office.

Facility, Real Estate Industry Giants Team Up In Response To COVID-19

Well Living Lab, Delos, Cushman & Wakefield, Hines are working together to advance return-to-work guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The New Office Space: 4 Ways Coronavirus Will Change The Workplace

As the COVID-19 crisis subsides, we can expect a different workplace than the one we left behind. Here are four ways the coronavirus is changing the office space and the way we work.

How Behavioral Health Facilities Are Blurring The Lines With Nature And The Community

Architecture that blurs the lines between the building and nature while welcoming members of the community is shifting the paradigm for today’s behavioral health facilities.

IFMA Conducting Global Work-From-Home Survey

The Work-from-Home Experience Survey will help identify the global impact of COVID-19 on how and where people are working.

Friday Funny: Are We Ready To Work From Home?

Many employees are suddenly working from home to try to curb the COVID-19 outbreak. The Internet is ready with the memes.

COVID-19 Pandemic: 5 Tips To Help Employees Work From Home

Does your organization urgently need employees to work from home due to COVID-19? Try these five helpful tips.

Employees Face Safety, Security Issues In Coworking Spaces

Coworking spaces have challenges many traditional offices don't, such as lack of privacy, limited space, distractions, and security issues.

Art, Light, And Nature Inspire New Home For Yale Child Study Center

The biophilic approach at YCSC, shown in studies to produce positive behavioral changes, is designed to instill a sense of calm and comfort.

Purpose-Based Design For The Workplace

Successful workplaces are not designed by looks alone. Purpose-based design is about finding the right balance between looks and functionality.

Reimagining Commercial Ceilings For Open Spaces

Whether an open plenum or disruptive structural components, if a ceiling area cannot be covered completely, then it can be adorned strategically.

Can Clean Restrooms Boost Your Business?

A new national survey reveals that 62% of consumers say clean restrooms increase their spending.

Grant Will Help Find Best Classroom Environment For Learning

The NSF-funded project will help researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute study how factors such as classroom temperature, ventilation, and lighting impact students.

Facility Management Prioritizes Employee Health And Wellness

New Facility Management Trends & Insights survey from CORT reveals that employee health and wellness is top-of-mind as facilities continue to explore flexible workspace.

ASHRAE Breaks Ground On Global HQ Renovation Project

The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.

MetLife First Life Insurance Company To Earn Fitwel Building Certifications

Fitwel measures the health impact of a building based on how it promotes occupant safety, how it increases physical activity, and how it affects the health of the surrounding community.

Why Flexible, Open Office Furniture Is Vital For Quickly Growing Companies

When done right, an open office can help the financial health of a business, and also enhance productivity and engagement for its hardworking employees.

How Biophilic Design Impacts Wellness

Healthcare facilities that use biophilic design principles like installing a circadian lighting system can improve patient outcomes and reduce staff stress.

Most U.S. Knowledge Workers Would Quit To Work From Home

Nearly two-thirds of American knowledge workers believe traditional offices will be obsolete by 2030, according to Zapier report.

Real Estate Execs Continue To See Value In Coworking

Many commercial real estate (CRE) executives expect to double commitment to coworking in next five years, according to survey by Cushman & Wakefield and CoreNet Global.

Open Square Leverages Connectrac for Collaborative Space

When Archbright consolidated its three offices into one 22,000-square-foot Seattle location to help build a unified culture, their tenant improvements for the new building included furniture and workplace technology from OpenSquare and Connectrac.

Friday Funny: Welcome To The Dollhouse

Should your office be a home away from home? A new collection of office furniture inspired by the board game Monopoly takes the goal of a comfy, fun workplace to a new level.

Fixing The Fish Bowl

In keeping with the architecture and engineering firm’s practice of using the latest products, CSHQA solved a small meeting room’s acoustic and lighting issues with Focal Point’s Seem 1 Acoustic system.

Three Ways Facility Managers Can Retain Their Best Tenants

To tighten bonds and boost retention rates with commercial tenants, facility managers should leverage these three evolving trends.

The Top 6 Benefits Of An Office Relocation

Although office relocation can be an unwelcome distraction for some employees, moving your office can result in a more comfortable, productive, and appealing space for all.

Standing Desks For Business | Hawke Media & VARIDESK®

Hawke Media is one of the fastest growing marketing firms in Southern California. To accommodate their hyper-growth, they created a new headquarters by renovating an old industrial warehouse and giving it an open, flexible design. Hawke trusted VARIDESK® to take them from space plan to fully installed in just 3 days.

Hot Rooms, Hot Buyers

Can the temperature of a room affect a buyer’s eagerness to buy an item—or haggle for a good deal?

Insurance Company Earns Sustainability At Work Gold Certification

In recognition of its commitment to sustainable practices—including recycling, landscaping and transportation efforts—Standard Insurance Company received Portland's Sustainability at Work gold workplace certification.

Pennsylvania Grocery Chain In Safe Floors Spotlight

In honor of National Safety Month, New Pig has launched a program to recognize the country’s safest floors and workspaces.

Physical Activity, Sustainable Materials Create Healthy Residence Halls

Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.

Unilever North America HQ Earns LEED Platinum Certification

The sustainably-built, energy-efficient Unilever headquarters was also named Commercial LEED Project of the Year by the New Jersey chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.

Co-workers Are Biggest Distraction In Open Offices

A new survey finds Gen Z employees are most productive when working around noise, while Baby Boomers need quiet to get work done.

Duro-Last Recognized By OSHA For Iowa Plant Safety

This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.

Employees Would Choose Job Happiness Over A Bigger Paycheck

Most employees in France, Germany, and the U.K. work in open office layouts; the U.S. is slightly behind with 30% working in private offices and 25% in open floor plans.

Live Moss Wellness Walls From Verdure

Using biomimicry, the Moss Walls system uses flowing water, misters, fans, and specialized lighting to create an idyllic environment for live moss... and a healthy workplace.

7th Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge Winners Named

The national competition engages college students in the design of on-campus green infrastructure solutions to address stormwater pollution.

World Autism Awareness Day: Challenging Companies To Rethink Work Environments     

Office design plays an essential role in reducing stress for adults with autism, who may have sensitivities to noise, bright lights, and social interactions common at work

Innovative Workspaces: Seven Office Trends For 2019

Keeping up to date on office trends is smart business as companies work to attract talent and increase employee satisfaction.

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