Development Magazine Spring 2014

Marketing - Leasing

2014 Guide to Economic Development Authorities

The economic development authorities throughout the U.S. and Canada listed here can help you attract businesses to your area and to your developments.

This annual guide includes sources, key people to contact and Web site addresses. It also outlines many of the myriad incentives available, ranging from energy saving rebates, state and local enerprise zones, bond financing, public/private initiatives and training assistance. Plus, site selection and financing help and assistance in navigating approvals.

From the Archives: Marketing / Leasing Articles from the Previous Issue

Office Building

What Workers Want — and Why That Matters 

The fact that companies are taking employees into consideration when they select new office space is nothing new. What is new is the extent to which today’s employers are considering their workers’ wants and needs, as a way to keep them with the company and in its office space, perhaps as many as 24 hours a day.

interior office space

Measuring Quality of Life in Office Space 

For the corporate space user, lease transactions used to be all about the numbers, with a strong focus on the bottom line. Today, things are different, said Peter Holland, director of benchmarking services for CoreNet, who moderated a session at Development ‘13 titled “Let’s Measure the Quality of Life per Square Foot.”