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How Smart Building Technology Creates Connections at Work 

The truth is everywhere: our daily routines are better because we have access to technology.  The smart technologies in our lives are so seamless and efficient that we often don’t think about them at all. Smart technologies are not limited to things like artificial intelligence and machine learning. Overall, they help create more customized experiences, ease …

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The Modern Office: Social and Technological Demands | HqO

The Social and Technological Demands Changing the Office

A recent survey by Price Waterhouse Cooper found that 87% of employees think the modern office is important for collaborating with team members and building relationships.  However, there are still many questions involving the office’s role in the overall workplace experience. For example, what exactly do tenants require from the office to support their needs? …

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How a CRE Operating System Manages Building Complexity | HqO

One System for All: How an OS Manages Complexity for CRE

Ever since the onset of the digital revolution — which began with the invention of the Internet, various mobile devices, social networking, big data, and computing clouds — technology experts across the world have been working towards the next big digital breakthrough. We’ve seen this play out in a variety of industries; healthcare has been …

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The Importance of CRE Benchmarking | HqO

Getting “On the Grid”: The Importance of CRE Benchmarking

Benchmarking — or the process of comparing your business’ data and results with those of your industry peers to increase performance — is nothing new. We’ve seen this in a multitude of ways in the real world: sports teams and players are compared to determine top performers and predict seasonal outcomes; consumer marketing teams benchmark …

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5 Programming Ideas To Reactivate and Elevate Your Suburban Office Portfolio with HqO

5 Programming Ideas To Reactivate and Elevate Your Suburban Office Portfolio

We recently shared a few tenant experience program ideas that commercial real estate landlords and property teams could utilize to engage tenants remotely. In a similar vein, we’ve been taking a closer look at suburban commercial office properties, which have the opportunity to capture increased demand due to the current market’s unique set of circumstances. …

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Using HqO’s Capacity Management Technology to Facilitate the Return to Work

Amidst the COVID-19 global pandemic, commercial real estate owners are facing unprecedented and immediate challenges, and chief among these challenges is facilitating a safe “return to work.”  Tenant companies across the globe are reevaluating physical closeness in the workplace, and, after many firms made a surprisingly successful transition to remote work at the beginning of …

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HqOS Marketplace back to work

What is the HqO Marketplace, and How Does it Aid My Back to Work Planning?

Going back to work will be no easy feat due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only will businesses need to maintain a sense of connectivity and community with their tenants, but they will also need to apply newly-established virtual business models — born from the necessities of remote working and social distancing …

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