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Talking About a Devolution: The Privacy Crisis in America’s Offices

I have long maintained that office space design is like hemlines – always changing to the latest and greatest fashion thing. But the reality is we have seen it all before.

Of late, corporate America has proudly crammed its workers into a highly dense environment, claiming that, as a result, the employee will experience the […]

Get Up, Stand Up!

You exercise 5 days a week. The idea of staying active is like rainbows and puppy dogs – it’s a big no brainer and something you love to do. You hug yourself and smile into your Greek yogurt with the knowledge that you are on the move.

Then you go to the office and sit in […]

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

How’s the market?

As you might imagine I get asked that question with regularity  - whether at cocktail parties or coffee shops. Given that Q1 stats just came out, I thought I’d write a little “market piece.” At least in the near future, my favorite barista and cocktail party buddies can get some real facts […]

Welcome to the Fiberhood

This post discusses our digital thirst for more and more and bandwidth. How will we in CRE deal with this issue?

The upside of Atlanta’s downtown

Downtown Atlanta is indicative of many CBD’s. There is a resurgence of interest in dense urban areas including Atlanta’s previously down on it’s luck downtown.

Engineering Serendipity

Can great workplace culture and innovation happen at home? A discussion of the Atlanta Technology Village and it’s workplace incorporating the views of Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and ATV’s founder David Cumming.

Tim Cook’s #CRE Challenge

What if the CEO of the largest company in the universe called you and said he had a little project he'd like you to work on? He thinks you’re a pretty swell leader, and he wants you to shake up the office landlord business. What would you do to make Mr. Cook a happy man?

Cyber-Security and #CRE

Like you, I’ve seen a lot in the press recently about cyber-attacks and computer hacking. It all sounds like a 1980’s movie. I didn’t really think I had much to worry about in the world of commercial real estate. I don’t cover the blinking lights – that’s the CTO’s role along with his or her […]

Be A Real (Estate) Wise Guy

Why? What? How? – A 3-Part Series.

Part 1: Figure out Why You Need Real Estate in the First Place

Part 2: (Below): Address the What in the Real Estate Decisions

Part 3: (Upcoming): Discuss How you will execute

 

​“We just got the contract,” Keith said joyfully. He took a sharp breath in and lowered his voice. “We need, er, need […]

Lets Get Real (Estate)

My friend Justin Bedecarre of 42 Floors reached out to me recently with such a simple request. “Ashley, can you write a short little blog about how to lease office space?” his request read. Given that I’ve done this exercise a few times in my 18-year career, I thought it would be simple to write about how […]