20 October 14
CBRE Releases 8th Annual Nonprofit Benchmarking Survey
Nonprofits are adopting new approaches toward more efficient operations, including tightened square-footage-per-person metrics and wider conversations around workplace solutions, according to the eighth annual Nonprofit Real Estate Benchmarking Survey released by the CBRE Nonprofit Practice Group. The survey included responses from organizations spanning 26 states plus the District of Columbia. Washington, DC joined New York City and Chicago for the highest numbers of responses, which reveal insight into how nonprofits utilize and manage real estate, evaluate occupancy issues, and plan for the future.
02 October 14
CBRE Unveils New, Leading-Edge Workplace in Baltimore
CBRE unveiled today its newest “Workplace360” office in Baltimore. Part of the company’s high-profile, global workplace strategy initiative, the new office is 100% free address with no assigned desks and a mobile environment nearly 100% paperless. The office features a balance of private and collaborative workspaces designed to support the way employees work today and will work in the future through enhanced flexibility, mobility, technology and productivity. It is one of almost two dozen CBRE offices globally that have transitioned to this new way of working.
07 October 14
06 October 14
CBRE Represents Edge Funds and Brookfield in lease Renewal of Global Law Firm
Global law firm O’Melveny & Myers, LLP has signed a lease renewal for 101,032 square feet at 1625 Eye Street, NW in Washington, D.C that enabled the firm to secure contiguous space on the top of floors of the trophy building through 2028. Scott Frankel along with Joe Coleman, Mark Klug and DJ Callahan of CBRE negotiated the renewal on behalf of the owners, Edge Funds and Brookfield.
06 October 14
CBRE's Meredith LaPier Honored Among "Women Who Mean Business 2014"
Veteran CBRE real estate professional Meredith LaPier was named one of Washington Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business 2014.” A dominant force in commercial real estate in the DC region for more than two decades, LaPier was honored for her track record in shaping aggressive and complex transactions for major corporate clients such as Gannett, Time Warner Cable, and Bechtel, as well as her philanthropic work to strengthen leading nonprofits working on cancer research and improving the lives of children and families. LaPier will join 24 other women who will be recognized at a special reception on November 13, 2014.