Office Space

With major new developments underway, corporate cutbacks and 'hot-desking' are driving Sydney's commercial landlords to convert surplus office space to residential apartments. Carolyn Cummins and Stephen Nicholls consider the long term implications.
Aug 27, 2013   Sydney Morning Herald
It's unlikely to surprise anyone to learn that Times Square is an invaluable asset to New York City's economy, but as Patrick McGeehan points out, it has as much to do with offices as with hotels and entertainment.
Mar 23, 2012   New York Times - City Room Blog
More and more businesses in suburban Detroit are packing up an moving into the center of the city.
Sep 2, 2011   The Detroit News
Through a rule that allows landlords to financially benefit from allowing charities and non-profits to use their spaces, empty office buildings in the UK are being utilized by groups for a variety of projects, including an art exhibition.
Mar 24, 2011   This Big City
A new poll of real estate experts reveals that businesses seeking office space are increasingly seeking buildings built with sustainability in mind.
Feb 7, 2011   The Guardian U.K.
With many scratching to make a living in a badly damaged economy, coworking is springing up to meet the needs of independent workers.
Jan 24, 2011   New Urban Network
Motivated by factors such as municipal incentive packages and the changing preferences of younger workers, many companies are relocating to central business districts, reversing a post-war trend that based the American workplace in the suburbs.
Dec 14, 2010   The Wall Street Journal
A tour examining 'the future of work' looks at several 'coworking communities' around Manhattan, where freelancers and small businesses have pooled resources into one location.
Jun 3, 2009   Urban Omnibus
In a policy shift, the Vancouver City Council voted to limit the number of new condos being built downtown in order to preserve room for office space.
May 7, 2009   CBC News
Once the economy bounces back, new office space development will allow for time-sharing and flexibility, said experts at a recent forum hosted by ULI.
May 7, 2009   ULI's The Ground Floor
The 2008 Summer Olympics brought a boom of construction to host city Beijing. But now, six months later, much of the office space built in the lead up to the games sits empty -- and likely will for years.
Feb 24, 2009   Los Angeles Times