Monthly Archives: November 2020

CRE Office Pulse 001: “Home from Work is Not Working from Home”

The COVID-19 pandemic caused a global recession and is affecting the office market landscape in fundamental ways. In this CRE Office Pulse, we explore the implications for Chicago’s landlords and tenants.

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Ten with Ben 006: “The Amenities Arms Race”

A brand-new Ten with Ben has arrived, and today we’re talking building amenities. Listen as Ben compares the latest and greatest benefits available to office tenants. Buildings are working harder than ever to give employees a balance that incorporates work, health, and wellness. The days of a coffee pot being your only work perk are over. Now, most Class A buildings have an onsite café or food service, but it doesn’t stop there.

Ben discusses the significance of fitness centers, bike rooms, conferencing facilities, outdoor space, private decks, and tenant lounges — but most importantly: how it all fits into tenant costs.