IBM to Reduce its Workforce by 299,000 in 7 Years? – Great News for On-Demand Office Providers

Personnel Today and Computer Weekly reported that Tim Ringo, head of IBM Human Capital Management, said that IBM could reduce its workforce by 299,000 down to 100,000 by 2017. IBM would then rehire the workers, on an as-needed basis, as contractors for specific projects and use “crowdsourcing” as a vehicle to decrease cost and increase [...]

2016-12-27T16:22:59+00:00 May 6th, 2010|Landlords, Press/Media|

Impact of Rent Tax On Commercial Real Estate Values

Local budget shortfalls are driving city governments to take desperate steps with significant implications on commercial real estate values. Despair can sometimes take unexpected forms. On one hand, conservative cities in Texas are raising taxes, while  San Francisco is rumored to be slashing its welfare budget. The end of the world as we know it? [...]

2018-02-15T14:01:59+00:00 May 3rd, 2010|Landlords|

Flexible Office Space Industry Leaders Strategize in New York City

New York, NY – Members of the ALLIANCE Business Centers NETWORK descended on the city of New York for its 17th Annual Strategic Summit October 21-23, 2009. This year’s conference was especially important, as the Serviced Office Space industry starts to see several signs of economic recovery and prepares itself for exponential growth in the [...]

2016-12-27T16:23:02+00:00 October 23rd, 2009|Landlords|

Landlords Beware: The Office of The Future will Shake your World!

Traditional Office Space is going the way of the Selectric. It is still there, but no one uses it. The office of the future is mobile, ubiquitous, and on-demand. Landlords, be warned. This will radically change the commercial real estate landscape. Few office space providers are prepared for this tsunami whose first ripples are already [...]

2016-12-27T16:25:05+00:00 July 23rd, 2009|Landlords, Telecommuting|