CBRE exec Kimberly Castle: How tech can help companies optimize office space in a hybrid world
As technology continues to redefine the workplace, part of the question has become how to maximize space in a time when hybrid schedules continue to dominate the workforce, said Kimberly Castle. “There’s a huge switch from being 100% in the office to this more hybrid mode,” said Castle, director of Workplace Technology Advisory Services at Dallas-based CBRE Group Inc. (NYSE: CBRE). “A lot of companies are implementing mandatory (days) in the office, so they’re really trying to understand…
The new facility will more than double its sales floor.
Five things: Hancock sign to reappear, luxury watch brands in Boston and an imminent deadline
Good morning, Boston. Here are the five things you need to know in Boston business news to start your workday. Meera Raman broke the news, through a public records request, that John Hancock is seeking to move the sign that lived in Fenway Park for 20 years to its U.S. headquarters at 200 Berkeley St. in Back Bay. Meera also reports that two of the five First Republic Bank branches in Massachusetts closed this month, and the employees at those branches have their job for six more months before…
8 things to know: Coppin State University sees surge in fall enrollment
Good morning Baltimore. This morning, I encourage you to take a few minutes with me to admire a small Vermont town that has decided to keep out rowdy tourists during fall foliage season. Pomfret, Vermont, is pulling out all the stops to prevent heavy tourist traffic: road closures, parking bans, barriers. A GoFundMe to support the town's efforts to isolate itself says tourists in the past have "trampled gardens, defecated on private property, parked in fields and driveways, and verbally assaulted…
In The Game arcade, restaurant opens at Liberty Center
In The Game, an arcade, restaurant and entertainment venue, opened its first Cincinnati-area location in a northern suburb.
CBF Morning Run: A hippie takeover at Mershon Auditorium
Happy Thursday morning, Columbus. I'm on the road today, heading to Wisconsin to visit my brother Steve, nibble some cheese curds and sip some fine local beer. Oh, but don't fret. You are in good hands – Doug Buchanan's at the helm of the good ship Morning Run while I'm gone. But before I hand the wheel to Doug, let's dive into today's business. Subscribe for FREE to our Morning Edition and Afternoon Edition newsletters for the business news you need to know and the CBF Morning Run every…
French chateau-inspired Northern Kentucky estate Chateau du Mon Reves hitting auction block
The mansion, featuring a theater, a two-level library and a casino-style lounge, will be sold to the highest bidder on Oct. 14.
KC's South Loop Link could provide big economic boost and catalyze development
An study found that the South Loop Link would yield immense local and state financial benefits, including from increasing property values and accelerating development of numerous sites near the 5.5-acre park.
Contractor accuses KC of improperly recording minority participation on airport project
Kansas City is facing increased scrutiny over how it handled disadvantaged business participation for the Kansas City International Airpot terminal modernization project after a local concrete company owner filed federal complaints.
Ohio Craft Brewer Freedom Act proposal raises questions about future of beer distribution in the Buckeye State
Ohio beer distributors call a proposed law change unreasonable, but market share data and other states’ experiences might suggest otherwise