Jim Jordan | 02 Oct 2018
CANstruction 2018 for the benefit of the Greater Chicago Food Depository is now a wonderful memory for The Salt of the Earth team. But no event of this magnitude takes place without the contributions of many and we’d like to pause and give thanks.
Jim Jordan | 26 Jul 2018
A well-designed and maintained building lobby is critical to retaining and acquiring tenants. However, renovating a dark and austere lobby with budget and space constraints takes planning and design savvy.
Jim Jordan | 08 Jun 2018
Co-working spaces are evolving. Far from the narrow hallways, uninspiring colors and austere offices of the past, today’s spaces are vibrant, exciting and encourage collaboration with co-workers, colleagues, and clients.
Jim Jordan | 12 Mar 2018
Activate your lobby. An office building lobby can be more than just a simple pass-through: it can become a functional space that enriches the tenant experience.
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.
Jim Jordan | 30 Mar 2016
For building owners and managers, the appearance and upkeep of common areas is key to attracting and keeping tenants. Elevator lobbies, hallways, doorways, restrooms and other common areas impact the building’s image and the wellbeing of tenants.