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September 3, 2020

Survey: Mask practices, trust in bosses and comfort level back in the office vary greatly by region

A new survey by award-winning answering service VoiceNation, shows that 86% of the 1,700 U.S. office workers surveyed nationwide say that their company has made masks […]
September 2, 2020

Construction starts lose ground in July

Total construction starts fell 7% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $631.6 billion. The decline was due to a significant pullback in the […]
September 2, 2020

Johnson Controls launches OpenBlue Healthy Buildings to ensure safer buildings as people return to work

In late August, Johnson Controls, (NYSE: JCI), announced it will launch a comprehensive suite of digital solutions, called OpenBlue Healthy Buildings, to make shared spaces safer as people […]
September 2, 2020

Office landlords granting more concessions to secure tenants during pandemic

Office building owners provided more free rent and larger tenant-improvement allowances in the second quarter to secure new office leases and renewals amid a general slowdown […]
September 2, 2020

Amazon leases in downtown Tempe for tech hub expansion

Amazon has leased approximately 95,000 square feet at Cousins Properties’ 100 Mill development project to accommodate its Phoenix Tech Hub expansion. 100 Mill is a 287,000-square-foot, […]
September 1, 2020

Theaters, hotels, convention centers, and other facilities nationwide earn GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, announced a new round of facilities that have achieved GBAC STAR facility accreditation. As the industry’s […]
September 1, 2020

Dodge Momentum Index increases in July

The Dodge Momentum Index moved 3.4% higher in July to 124.7 (2000=1000) from the revised June reading of 120.5. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & […]
August 29, 2020

KPMG CEO Outlook COVID-19 survey reveals agenda for the new reality

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many U.S. CEOs remain confident in the growth prospects of the domestic economy and their companies and are accelerating […]
August 27, 2020

Back-to-work: Resources to help workplace managers prevent COVID-19 outbreaks

As summer winds down some employers are calling a portion of their workforce back to the office for at least part of the work week. Proper […]