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Why Designing Workspaces Should Be a Walk in the Park

By Karla Pope
Blog

Bringing the outside in, today’s workspaces are increasingly mirroring the lush green landscapes of the great outdoors.

From cascading fountains to botanical-rich workspaces, companies big and small are creating natural, park-like environments. More than aesthetically pleasing, greened indoor workspaces are good for people and for business.

These calming spaces are designed to reduce stress, enhance overall wellness and boost productivity and efficiency. Plus, they offer financial benefits for property owners and developers.

CBRE Workplace360: Phoenix

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Watch as our Phoenix office embraces a new way of working through Workplace360, CBRE’s global workplace initiative designed to promote flexibility, mobility and productivity through tech-enabled, 100-percent free-address and paperless offices. Spread across three floors of Building IV at The Esplanade in Phoenix, the new 75,000-square-foot space is leading the way in terms of workplace strategies that impact employee performance, productivity and talent recruitment.

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CBRE Workplace360: Miami

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CBRE recently opened its new Workplace360 office in Miami. This video showcases how the innovative workplace promotes flexibility, mobility and productivity for our employees.

VIDEO: Introducing Our New Suburban Chicago Headquarters

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CBRE recently opened its new Workplace360 office in Oak Brook. This video, a first in a three-part series, highlights the journey of how we consolidated multiple offices into a more efficient and cutting-edge space.

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Three Quality of Lifehacks to Spruce up Your Workspace

By: Quality of Lifehacks
Blog

This past Monday was National Clean Off Your Desk Day. Although this “holiday” might feel a little made-up, it’s still a good excuse to begin the New Year with a clean and organized workspace. Whether or not you buy into this observance, research shows that your workspace impacts your job satisfaction as well as your quality of life.

With this in mind, here are three Quality of Lifehacks to spruce up your workspace.

Humanizing the Workplace: Using Design Principles to Inspire Workplace Thinking

By: Melinda Gorgenyi
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This is the sixth in a continuing blog series based on insights and findings from the Sodexo 2016 Workplace Trends Report. The Reportexamines nine key trends affecting business outcomes and the quality of life of employees and consumers.

The 'End of Sitting' as We Know It?

by Daniel Rosen
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Attendees at the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial may have come across a concept for an office space that, upon first glance, appears better suited for an avant-garde theater than an everyday workplace. 

“The End of Sitting” is an experimental office space that uses its unique design to encourage workers to stand, lean or lie against its many three-dimensional shapes.

Happiness by Design: Office Designs that Increase Employee Happiness

By: Mark Bickford
Blog

The marketplace is flooded with articles, books and even phone apps trying to solve the question of what makes people happy. While happiness may seem like an esoteric concept, its origins are now being broken down to a science. Similarly, when it comes to employee engagement, figuring out what it takes to create a work place where employees are happy (and therefore more productive) has become a scientific pursuit of trying to find the right solutions.

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