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Flexible Workplaces are Driving the Return to Office | HqO

Flexible Workplaces are Driving the Return to Office

The results are in: workplaces that can’t embrace a flexible work environment are witnessing declines in important experiences that promote a healthy work-life balance and employee satisfaction. According to a recent Insight Publishing article, Future Forum has released new insights and findings that are impacting the workplace experience (wx) for many employers and employees: “More …

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Happy Office: Bridging the Executive-Employee Disconnect | HqO

Bringing Them Back: Bridging the ‘Executive-Employee’ Disconnect

In its 2021 Future Forum Pulse Report, workplace messaging platform Slack revealed that 44% of executives surveyed “want to work from the office every day, compared to 17% of employees, [with] 75% of executives saying they want to work from the office three to five days a week, versus only 34% of employees.” This discrepancy …

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Strengthening the Workforce with Unique Workplace Services | HqO

Strengthening Workplace Connections with Wellness and Beauty Services

LISA App — one of HqO’s best-in-class Marketplace partners — is a leading beauty and wellness provider that is making waves in the world of workplace experience. The company partners with employers (as well as office and residential property managers) to bring self-care directly to where people work and live. Their goal is to help …

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Optimizing Engagement with Workplace Experiences | HqO

Optimizing Engagement in the Workplace

Experiences have taken the commercial real estate (CRE) industry by storm. So much so, that a strong focus on personalized workplace experiences is the key behind modern property teams’ ability to attract and retain tenants, increase NOI, and differentiate their properties. With tenant demands and hybrid work constantly evolving, providing unique experiences in the workplace …

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Why Experiences Matter More than Building Amenities 

Traditionally, building amenities have been a way for commercial real estate (CRE) companies to enhance their properties, retain and attract office tenants, and even charge higher rent. The difference between an ‘okay’ and an ‘amazing’ office amenity often meant that landlords and property managers could differentiate their property and lease spaces more readily.  Today, building …

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Food Services and the Modern Office: Marketplace Minute | HqO

Marketplace Minute: Food Services and the Modern Office

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, workplace food trends were shifting. Not only were food services becoming more healthy and sustainable, but they were also becoming more contactless and convenient. We’ve now reached a point where the longer the pandemic continues to shake up the food industry, the more restaurants and retailers are realizing that they …

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Conversations: Tenant Engagement Manager at Lincoln Property | HqO

Conversations with Alesia Sanganoo of 25 Mass Ave (Washington, D.C.)

Alesia Sanganoo Tenant Engagement Manager As a Tenant Engagement Manager for Lincoln Property Company, Alesia supports the leasing team; cultivates and sustains positive relationships with tenants; and develops and executes innovative data-driven initiatives at 25 Massachusetts Avenue located in Washington, D.C. The property, which is owned by global investment firm Nuveen Real Estate, boasts of …

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Working Smarter With A Tenant Communication App

Working Smarter With a Tenant Communication App

Today’s office tenants have spoken.  According to a recent CBRE study, 62% of tenants seek connected technologies and building apps in their workplaces. As the commercial real estate (CRE) landscape changes greatly, the need for a mobile app that makes landlord-tenant communication possible grows.  Historically, landlords and property teams have used antiquated methods to reach …

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The New Tenant Journey in Commercial Real Estate | HqO

The New Tenant Journey

The dynamics of the employer-employee relationship have profoundly changed in what we all hope are the waning days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Until March 2020, employers commonly set the work rules that determine the parameters of when employees worked, how they worked, and where they worked. While employers will continue to define how to best …

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Conversations: Assistant Property Manager at Cushman & Wakefield | HqO

Conversations with Cortney Haney of the Lincoln Centre (Dallas, TX)

Cortney Haney Assistant Property Manager (Community Manager) As an Assistant Property Manager for Cushman & Wakefield, Cortney manages all of the event planning and tenant relations at the Lincoln Centre located in Dallas, Texas. The property, which is owned by global investment firm Nuveen Real Estate, boasts of a lively building community, sustainable office practices, …

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Tenant Experience Software: Getting Creative Around the World | HqO

Tenant Experience Software: How CRE Teams Are Getting Creative Around the World

When it comes to tenant experience software, we’ve seen it all.  This past year, digital transformation and tenant experience became higher priorities among commercial real estate (CRE) teams. This is a pattern we’ve witnessed first-hand from our own growing customer base. In fact, our partnerships in 8 countries have taught us quite a bit about …

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