Co-working offices for small law firms feature modern, professional aesthetic, privacy

Jim Jordan | 01 Mar 2017

​There are more than 100,000 attorneys in the state of Illinois, and many may be setting up an office for the first time. Others may be downsizing from a larger firm. For them, a co-working space minimizes the risk of a costly office and staff, says Ron Bockstahler, CEO of Amata, which provides co-working offices and virtual offices for law offices and small businesses at six centrally-located and prestigious addresses in downtown Chicago.

Invest in building lobby to attract and retain tenants

Jim Jordan | 02 Oct 2015

You have only one chance to make a good first impression, which is why the design of a building’s main lobby is so important. The lobby, along with other common areas, plays an important role in attracting and retaining tenants.

The new shared offices at Amata: cool, contemporary and collaborative

Jim Jordan | 15 Sep 2015

JDJ's contemporary redesign of the Amata Office Center features flexible spaces for collaboration, meetings, and socializing. These creative spaces help Amata's tenants connect and share ideas and can adapt to suit changing needs.

JDJ Architects showcases a vibrant brand with a contemporary workspace for Ornua Foods North America Inc.

Jim Jordan | 06 Jul 2015

A fresh look to reflect the brand and a contemporary, multifunctional workspace for a young, energetic staff were key to the design of the Ornua Foods North America Inc. offices by Chicago-based JDJ Architects.

How to plan for productivity and growth by redesigning your workplace

Jim Jordan | 08 Jun 2015

Moving, relocating, downsizing or expanding your workplace can actually uplift your business. It can improve employee morale, boost productivity and even help to energize your operation.

Hanging out after work: The Cognac Room

Jim Jordan | 08 Jun 2015

The Cognac Room at Amata Office Centers has always been a signature space. Designed by JDJ Architects, it provides a classic, elegant and relaxing meeting space for shared-space tenants and their clients.