Amenities

Resource pages for "Amenities"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Walker & Dunlop headquarters

Walker & Dunlop Moves Into New Amenity-Rich Headquarters

Commercial real estate lender Walker & Dunlop's new Bethesda, MD headquarters is an example of bringing employees back to the office the right way. 
outdoor space

As Offices Evolve, Owners Look Outward

Even in densely populated locations, there are opportunities to design outdoor spaces for employees and visitors.
5G

In-Building Wireless Systems And The Emergence Of 5G

Here are installation and OPEX considerations for facility management teams to examine for wireless infrastructure deployments.
holiday decorating

Decorating Your Facilities For The Holidays

When decorating during the holidays, there are a few things property managers should keep in mind to ensure the season is both festive and safe.
workplace design

Investment Firm Invests In Sustainable Workplace Design

Fir Tree Partners hired Kostow Greenwood Architects for its most recent (sustainable) office upgrade in New York City.
senior living facilities

Senior Living Facilities: Most Desired Features?

A recent survey provides insight into how seniors and their adult children may weigh the merits of senior living facilities.

Question Of The Week: What Workplace Design Features Work?

A second annual Capital One Workplace Environment Survey finds flexibility remains high on the list of priorities for employees.

Ideas For Lobby Renovations

Lobby design in many buildings has evolved from pass-through spaces to areas where occupants sit and stay a while.
breakroom

Revived Breakroom Makes A Splash With Employees

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Sarasota, FL is the most recent winner of the Staples Ultimate Breakroom Makeover contest.
public art

Public Art In Motion At Houston’s Pennzoil Place

Over the next several weeks, the two-artist team DeeJon will captivate building occupants as they create 3-D art in the lobby of this Class A building.
landscape

Five Commercial Landscape Trends For 2018

The National Association of Landscape Professionals shares its forecast of landscape trends expected to impact planning, design, and maintenance.
Austin

In Austin, TX, SpareFoot Finds The Right Fit

The world’s largest marketplace for storage is marking its 10th year in business with a move that brings employees together in one space, with features that fit the company culture.

Furniture Power Products From Legrand

New and expanded options address the growing need for dependable and attractive power and charging stations in facilities.
spec suites

Five Ways To Spruce Up Spec Suites

Leasing ready-to-vacate office space in your building can be made easier by adhering to these tips from a senior architect at Dyer Brown Architects.
workplace design

Performance Review: Three Design Leaders Size Up The Workplace

The way we work is changing. Can office design keep pace? Three design leaders from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) share their insights.
senior living

What Do Seniors Want In A Retirement Community?

The continuing care retirement model is still the most popular senior living model in the U.S., but Baby Boomers have different ideas about where and how they want to age.
office design

Beyond The Red Dots: Creating Space That Works

In analyzing workplace performance data, facility executives may not want to focus primarily on how many seats are occupied — but rather on why some are not.
outdoor space

Leveraging Outdoor Space To Support Organizational Goals

Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.
employee health

Survey On Workplace Wellness Points To Productivity

Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.
mobile broadband

Wireless Infrastructure 101 For Buildings

Cellular and Wi-Fi work together to provide robust in-building mobile broadband.

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