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 | 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.
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.
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.