How to Right-Size Your Office Space and Save Costs

In the UK, it is reported that 822,000 workers suffer work-related stress, anxiety or depression due to unsafe work environments. As office trends come and go, you can not underestimate how impactful the office environment is to tackling this statistic and improving employee well-being and health. A right-sized office space should be flexible to accommodate […]

Occupancy Sensors vs Motion Sensors

Research shows that on average, more than 25% of corporate assets are invested in real estate and that the total occupancy cost of corporate real estate is between 40% to 50% of net income. When you’re spending so much money on office space, you want to be sure that you’re getting your money’s worth and that […]

4 Types of Smart Building Solutions

Smart Building Solutions

As awareness of the Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, so too does the prevalence of smart buildings. Many building owners, operators or managers are turning to smart building solutions to make their commercial spaces more comfortable, profitable and efficient, leveraging the powerful data insights afforded by smart building solutions. Whether it’s to respond […]

What is ESG and why is it important?

What is ESG?

ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) is an umbrella term for investment strategies that seek positive returns and long-term impact on society through responsible investing. Companies focus on three main areas: environmental issues, social impact, and corporate governance. In this article, we explore ESG and its importance in real estate investing.   Types of Environmental, Social, […]

A Complete Guide to Building Automation Systems (BAS)

Building Automation Systems

Technology has opened the doors for unique innovations in every sector, from big businesses to your personal life. One area where innovation is making a big impact is building automation systems, especially for commercial buildings.   Even if you’ve heard of building automation before, you might not know precisely what it is. And to be […]

What is a Smart Building?

Did you know that there are an estimated 175 million smart homes in the world? People across the globe are looking for more ways to stay connected, cut costs, and be more efficient. But this isn’t just true for homes, many businesses are making their buildings and offices smarter, too.   Smart buildings enable people to […]

It’s All A Bit Difficult For Landlords At The Moment

In our last article we talked about how managing the office just got a whole lot more difficult. This week we’ve been looking through the landlord’s telescope. That just got more difficult too. We see reports of having to offer 2.5 years rent free periods, the lowest take up for a generation and declining demand […]

Is The Future of The Office Dead or Will it be Resurgent?

Nothing is certain but it looks like it the office is changing in a major way.   There are lots of different opinions on the future of the office and Work from Home (WFH). Opinions range from things going back to the old normal to predictions of the death of the office with everyone working […]

Pandemic Culture Shock Means We Need AAA Grade Offices

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”   ― Albert Einstein   I was struck while reading the fabulous article by Morgan Lovell on the evolution of the office that the changes we have seen in office design and getting things […]

Employee Spotlight: Paul Byrne

    Returning home to Scotland and creating a cutting edge international real estate and technology business is incredibly rewarding, it allows me to work with amazing clients, partners and a team all focused on propelling the real estate industry towards a better future.   – Paul Byrne       From early in their […]