A planned two-building office headquarters in Broad Ripple for staffing company Eight Eleven Group is another step closer to approval.
The poll, conducted for Cisco Systems by Dimensional Research, concluded that working from home is the “new normal.”
As much as people have reveled in their at-home informality, they also speak of a desire for normalcy, a condition marked by a return to the office – with all its bells and whistles. They want to wear the clothes that have gathered dust in their closet. They want to wear all those clothes that still have price tags on them because the restaurants closed, the theaters went dark and the parties were all canceled before they could be debuted. They want leggings, but a dressier version.
Online, sales of desks and accessories, such as desk chairs and lamps, were up 283% in August from the year before, according to Rakuten Intelligence, which tracks shopper behavior.
Tools like Zoom, WebEx and Google Drive have enabled businesses to stay afloat during the pandemic, but for many, remote work really isn’t sustainable. Unproductive virtual meetings, the desire for interaction and the immense benefits of a traditional office are steadfast.
Around the United States, office workers sent home when the pandemic took hold in March are returning to the world of adjustments, but offices in many cities still remain mostly vacant.
The innovation hub, expected to open early next year, is part of a $500 million, 50-acre campus along Indiana Avenue. The hub’s new name is a nod to the site’s history as the former Citizens Water headquarters.
The owner of the 213,600-square-foot office building had hoped to sign a single user for the high-profile property, but its strategy has become more flexible in the year and a half it has remained empty.
IBJ reporters Samm Quinn and Anthony Schoettle spent a week talking with the leaders of downtown companies and learned that many are delaying plans to bring workers back to the office.
High Alpha began moving out of its Circle Tower headquarters, 55 Monument Circle, last week after more than five years in the historic downtown building.
Office tenants are considering renting less space as more employees work from home, and the trend toward online shopping is accelerating, which could cut already weak demand for retail space in downtown areas and malls.
The $20 million project a block west of the Monon Trail would include an interior parking garage and a 2,600-square-foot rooftop deck.
Many employees have traded in-person meetings and conversations for emails and videoconferencing—something many experts say likely will continue long after social distancing requirements are relaxed.
The four-story building with nearly 140,000 square feet of Class A office space was originally built in 1999 to house John Wiley & Sons Associates, the publisher of the “For Dummies” series of guidebooks.
Through a series of developer partnerships that included $53 million in private funding, more than $90 million worth of new buildings and infrastructure improvements have been added along or near North Green Street.
The academy plans to spend $5 million to move its headquarters from Fishers to Indianapolis, officials for the 5-year-old coding school announced Tuesday.
The owners of the 18-acre former Angie’s List campus just east of downtown are relying on a promise of lower rent, connectivity with downtown, and the potential for future nearby development to draw tenants.
Allen Commercial Group is offering for sale the first of 30 condos in its flagship nine-story Allen Plaza building along Pennsylvania
Street downtown. And the firm is working on a phasing plan for its much-larger Penn Centre proposal.
The Nature Conservancy’s new $10-million headquarters has enough environmentally friendly features to qualify for the highest
level of LEED certification.