In today's work environment, we are faced with the multiple demands of work load and responsibilities. On top of that, we also need to ensure we work well with our colleagues. In construction, this can sometimes prove to be a challenging task being involved with many groups and especially [...]
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Applying the same business strategies and practices that we have been historically taught to do will simply not work for the future. Not ever again. Change is happening, and it goes beyond the four walls of our offices extending way out into our global community. AI, robotics technology and [...]
Good news! We are going to see a lot of positive changes in the workplace for the employee. As our work force continues to dig in to get the job done (even if it means working 18 hours straight) and check out when it’s time to call it quits, [...]
With office space and commercial property costs on the rise, companies who are in growth mode are looking for creative ways to expand square footage in their current location and save money. Is this possible? It is! The natural tendency for most companies is to start looking for a new [...]
There is no magical formula that will truly determine how much office space you require these days. You can find a plethora of on-line info that will tell you costs, how much space each person requires and ideal square footage. Let’s not forget these are just guidelines. The reality [...]
It’s official - the Pantone Colour Institute has announced Ultra Violet as colour of the year. Be prepared to see violet everywhere! In the malls, clothing, shoes and advertisements. Violet brings a dramatic, bold and regal yet mysterious quality when used in a space. I have to agree with [...]
Well another year has gone by! What can we expect to see more of in 2018 and beyond with respect to office design? Quite honestly, a lot of what we’ve already seen! Over the last few years, we’ve worked out some of the kinks with some of the design elements [...]
So your project is now complete and the customer is happy. Fantastic news! But wait, you return to the office, review your financials again and the numbers don’t seem to add up?! How can you be at a profit loss? Where did you go wrong? Losing money on a job [...]
People are working differently. As our physical work space is shrinking and becomes more centralized, we are adapting to a different business model. We are creating the convenience of servicing our clients quicker, faster and better. Thanks to our busy lives, we live in an instant gratification society. Immediate communication [...]
The principles behind the design/build have stood the tests of time but more recently it has started an industry movement that is growing in popularity as a new alternative for the general contracting and overall construction market. Generally, we are used to seeing more design/bid/build projects which in most [...]