The Pros and Cons of Open-Plan Offices
March 28, 2023
Advantages of Open-Plan Offices: Communication and Collaboration Open-plan offices allow employees to communicate and work together seamlessly. Breaking down barriers between colleagues can improve communication, knowledge-sharing, and a better understanding of the company’s goals. Cost Savings These setups tend to maximize space, which means that organizations can save money on...
The Benefits of Natural Light in the Workplace
February 10, 2023
Increased Productivity Natural daylight is proven to increase productivity by boosting alertness and concentration levels, which helps people stay focused for longer periods of time. One study found that increasing natural light exposure can significantly reduce fatigue and sleepiness in the workplace. Furthermore, workers exposed to more natural light are...
How To Keep Your Office Festive Through The Holiday Season
December 21, 2022
Create A Festive Environment The first step in creating a festive environment is by setting the tone with decorations. Consider covering walls, desks, and other surfaces with cheerful and colorful garlands, paper snowflakes and ornaments. Be sure to keep safety in mind when decorating your workspace, too—avoid using real candles...
How Office Layouts Can Impact Productivity
November 23, 2022
Create Defined Spaces For Different Activities. Establishing designated workspace areas that allow your employees to move around can be highly beneficial and foster collaboration. Moreover, it will help prevent distractions by giving them a break from the monotony of their work desk. Make Sure There’s Plenty Of Natural Light And...
A Guide To Corporate Flex Space
September 20, 2022
What is a Flex Space? In corporate real estate, flex space integrates warehouse and retail space into one building, increasing employee productivity. There is a wide range of sizes, layouts, and configurations to suit your company’s needs. You can find them in industrial districts and urban and suburban areas. Who...
How To Pick The Perfect Pop-Up Shop Space
August 25, 2022
Choosing a Location Your brand’s personality determines finding the right space for your flash retail store. You could consider empty storefronts, shopping centers, gallery or event spaces, or pop-ins. Each location has its own benefits, but it is based on how you want your brand to be perceived to reach...
Tips For a Productive and Happy Office Environment
June 29, 2022
Have Designated Socialization Areas Having a designated space that’s just for socialization is critical. Having a place for employees to go to relax, chat, or simply read a book will help bring a sense of community and happiness to your office. Having an area like this in your workplace means...
Top Reasons To Lease a Warehouse for Your Business
May 26, 2022
Save Money It is a common belief that, in order to start your own business, you need to buy an office space. However, if you’re on a budget, leasing could be the best option for you. You will not have to worry about maintenance, upkeep, and repairs, which will save...
Tips For Choosing The Perfect Temporary Office Space
March 29, 2022
What Are Temporary Office Spaces? Temporary office spaces are rentals that offer short-period leases in order to provide flexible contracts for businesses of all sizes; this allows business owners to have the option to move if lease prices skyrocket. Additionally, this type of rental is also ideal for anyone looking...
The Industrial Real Estate Boom Explained
March 4, 2022
To learn more about how the shifts in shopping patterns have led businesses to transform the supply chain, pricing, and demand in commercial real estate and what is trending in the sector, watch the video below! Contact us today and learn more about the various rental options we offer. ...
Land Renting 101
February 28, 2022
Commercial Land Leases Commercial land leases allow tenants to use a piece of property in exchange for rent. Typically, landlords authorize tenants to construct temporary structures at their own cost. Some land leases have pre-built structures that can be used by the renter. From additional parking spaces in big cities...
The Benefits Of Leasing A Warehouse
December 27, 2021
1. Free Up Some Space One of the most beneficial aspects of leasing a warehouse is being able to clear up some space in your headquarters. Relocating to a public warehouse will allow you to expand your business without putting money into a new building. Additionally, it will save you...
Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Commercial Office Space
November 20, 2021
1. Professional Image While video conference calls from the couch can be fun and comfortable, they can also look unprofessional. Holding a meeting face to face with your clients will make you appear reliable and competent. 2. Increase Client Interaction Doing business face to face is usually more advantageous for...
What Should I Look For When Renting a Warehouse?
August 4, 2021
Square Footage When selecting a warehouse rental space, the biggest factor to consider is square footage and making sure it is big enough for operations. Think: how much room do you really need for your product, machines, employees, etc. As well, you’ll want to take into account potential growth. So,...
One Stop Spaces Acquires 37-30 Review Avenue from Railroad Realty Group
July 1, 2021
“We are proud to have acquired a home office space for a very reasonable price and agreement, as we know how to bring value to these types of under-utilized spaces in New York.” said Dern. Download the Press Release (PDF)....
Cold Storage Demand Booms due to surge in Frozen Food Sales
June 24, 2021
The demand for cold storage has never been higher. One of the main drivers behind the surge in demand has been the change in the way we eat and the way we buy what we eat. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, online grocery sales (or e-grocery) was already a growing segment....
How to stop profit leaking from your seasonal business
June 24, 2021
Managing seasonal inventory is complex. Suppliers face challenges including a rise and fall in revenues, successfully managing their cash flow, marketing budgets, and their supply chain. There are many opportunities for precious profit to leak through the gaps in the chain. Warehousing is another chainlink that can cause headaches for...
How Artificial Intelligence is Improving Warehouse Operations
May 1, 2021
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been one of the great buzzwords of the last decade, alongside Big Data, machine learning, and digital transformation. For those who do not work in tech, these are concepts difficult to envisage in the form of real-life applications. However, the last few years have seen concepts...
Why timely snow removal means fewer slip-ups for all.
March 16, 2021
While snow is expected every year in New York and the Tri-state area, this winter’s string of snowstorms delivered more than twice the average annual snowfall in the area, putting commercial property owners and managers under more pressure than usual to meet snow removal time limits. Responsible removal of snow...
E-Commerce Growth Since the Start of COVID Shutdowns Powers Warehouse Industry
February 2, 2021
Warehouse industry growth continues. Looking back at this same period a year ago, we wrote about strong growth and even stronger prospects for 2020—and that was before COVID-19. The positive outlook we predicted has been turbo-charged by world events that show no sign of abating. While most sectors have slowed...
Why Choose One Stop Properties For Your Renting Needs
January 27, 2021
Over 30 Convenient Locations Did you know that we have over 30 sites located across the tri-state area? From warehouses to office spaces and other types of commercial properties (such as parking lots), we’re sure to have a space that will fit your needs. Additionally, unlike other commercial property companies...
Holiday Returns Challenge the Reverse Supply Chain
January 12, 2021
With record e-commerce online holiday shopping comes record holiday returns, challenging the reverse supply chain as never before. The reverse supply chain refers to the process that begins with a consumer sending back unwanted merchandise to a retailer, including bookkeeping issues like issuing refunds and charge-backs to manufacturers, through to...
Handling Holiday Demand—Key Warehouse and Distribution Innovations to Handle the Crunch
December 19, 2020
The warehouse and distribution industry has been challenged like never before this holiday shopping season. The trend towards online shopping is decades in the making, but COVID has driven ecommerce to unprecedented levels. The business is responding with rapid innovation. With growth in volume—The New York Times reported the warehouse/distribution...
How workplace automation is generating demand for warehouse space
November 3, 2020
Warehouse automation was a trend before COVID-19. Since the pandemic, the trend has accelerated. Increase Investing in Warehouse Automation Some 66% of companies in e-commerce and 59% in grocery report they are investing more in automation, according to the 2020 Honeywell Intelligrated Automation Investment Study. The study was conducted among...
Warehouse SpaceDemand Boom: Drivers of New Market Dynamics
November 3, 2020
The New York metro warehouse space demand boom continues—driven by several factors. The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated the US economy and hit real estate especially hard—but not in every sector. In fact, the market for warehouse space in the New York metropolitan area is growing. Ecommerce has seen already accelerated...
The Warehouse as a Service: New Business Model
October 22, 2020
The Warehouse as a Servicemodelis a relatively new, but fast-growing phenomenon. Partly driven by the scarcity of space for ecommerce fulfillment,and partly driven by skyrocketing customer demand, this new model isexpanding. What is Warehouse as a Service (WaaS)? Warehouse as a Service is amodelfor outsourcing some or all logistics functions,...
Accommodating COVID-19: How Warehouse Space is Uniquely Suited
October 4, 2020
We have written how COVID-19 online shopping has impacted the warehouse space market in the New York Metro area, but that is not the only impact of the pandemic on this market. The spaciousness and adaptability of warehouse real estate is highly valued now, as organization grapple with social distancing...
What is Flex Space? | One Stop Properties
February 28, 2020
Flex space is one of the fastest-growing types of industrial real estate. Entrepreneurial companies need to stay agile in their real estate commitments and landlords need a profitable response to the trend toward shorter leases. Enter the flex space movement. Small, fast growing businesses can share space or co-locate office...
How to Build an Office inside a Warehouse
February 28, 2020
Determining how to build an office inside a warehouse will help you wring maximum value from flex space. Flex space is a fast-growing segment of the warehouse real estate market. Leasing plain space that can function as your office, manufacturing, and warehouse simplifies your real estate and gives you flexibility...
Six Kinds of Warehouse and Industrial Office Spaces
February 28, 2020
Warehouse and industrial real estate is becoming more specialized. Here is a look at the evolving kinds of warehouse and industrial office spaces dominating the market today: 1. Manufacturing Facilities These spaces support production or assembly of products. Buildings devote relatively little square footage to offices. Configurations are built around...
WeWork Situation Creating Opportunity in Coworker Office Space
November 5, 2019
If you are in the market for office space, the implosion of WeWork should factor into your search. The growth of flexible workspace and the coworker office space trend has been driving up rent prices. WeWork Financial Woes Are Creating Opportunities WeWork leases 8.9 million square-feet for flexible workspace in...
Last Mile & Commercial Warehouses in New York: From Has-Been to Hot in Last Mile
May 31, 2019
Old commercial warehouses in the New York metro area, once considered obsolete, are now part of a hot leasing market as logistics companies fight to win the “last mile” race. Class-B, -C, and –D industrial space in and near the city is being snapped up by companies needing to pre-position...
Commercial Warehouse Lease Agreement Terms: What You Need to Know
May 9, 2019
Commercial Warehouse Lease Agreement Terms: What You Need to Know Commercial warehouse lease agreements are unlike other kinds of leases. These high-stakes contracts follow no standards. Each is unique. Because they are long term and involve lots of money, playing a central role in business operations and profitability, you need...
Four Trends that Drive the Commercial Warehouse Market in New York
April 2, 2019
The major trends that drive the commercial warehouse market in the United States are amplified in the New York region. The size of our market, its position as a global business center, and the population density of the New York Metro Area give such trends greater impact here. That affects...
Understanding Commercial Warehouse Pricing in New York
March 15, 2019
Understanding commercial warehouse pricing in New York requires that you go beyond simple supply and demand. Looking at how commercial warehouse space is used in the New York Metro area is the key to understanding the drivers of warehouse price and value. Commercial Use Price Drivers As a space for...