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  Today's Date: Wednesday October 22, 2014    Current MMQB Index: 5436.90 +0.00 (-0.00%) on a volume of 0 shares. Year to Date Change: + 2.93%
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Alternative Office News
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 3, 2014 
Though Menlo Innovations has been profiled in many of the top business publications in the world and won countless awards for its innovative workplace, it has no fancy furniture.

by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday February 17, 2014 
Blue35 makes it easy for a company to move into downtown Grand Rapids, providing a unique place where companies can grow and explore new ways to collaborate.

blue 35
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday January 20, 2014 
Haworth is getting into the alt-office arena with the upcoming launch of Blue35, a high-tech coworking and meeting center in downtown Grand Rapids.

Workplace Culture is a determining factor for Millennials
Monday January 6, 2014 
Millennials are the fastest growing group in the workplace. This demographic has a different set of expectations and work styles compared to prior generations.

Flexible Workplaces are Here to Stay
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday November 18, 2013 
Like the open office movement, workplace flexibility depends entirely on the organization to be successful.

Grand Circus Detroit
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday November 11, 2013 
Grand Circus Detroit opened officially in mid-September and already the technology training site/coworking/entrepreneur incubator is in lofty company.

Work Makes People Miserable
Monday July 15, 2013 
It comes as no surprise that new research based on surveys using a smartphone app found that workers were unhappy and stressed while on the job.

9 to 5 Seating Hawthorne Facility LEED Gold Certified
Monday June 24, 2013 
Among the sustainable technologies at work in the 9 to 5 Seating Hawthorne facility are rooftop-mounted photovoltaic cells.

Working in an Enhanced Workspace Destination
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday April 8, 2013 
Though I didn't work there long enough to get a real feel for what it would be like to work there longterm, I did get a taste of Workspring and I like what I discovered.

Room for Debate
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 25, 2013 
Should employees be allowed to work from home and if so, how does one measure productivity, teamwork and work-life balance?

Herman Miller Conference Call
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 25, 2013 
"Net sales and orders fell short of our expectations."

Is Teleworking Over?
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday March 11, 2013 
Yahoo's decision to shift its telecommuting rules have more to do with the importance of collaboration than the company's need to keep tabs on its workers.

Marissa Mayer of Yahoo has it right: Working from home is a charade!
Sunday March 10, 2013 
Telecommuters may be happier with their freedom, but in general, the old adage "out of sight, out of mind" applies.

BBF Dealers Prompting Telework Discussions for Clients
Monday March 4, 2013 
With a focus on National Telework Week (March 4-8, 2013) Atlanta dealer, Ivan Allen Workspace, has scheduled their complimentary event called "The Workplace has Changed" on March 18th from 3-6 PM at the Twelve Atlantic Station Hotel ballroom.

Allsteel Falls in Love With Payette's Invite Design
Monday March 4, 2013 
As reward for designing the winning entry, Payette will receive $15,000 in Allsteel product for use at their firm.

Telework Enhancement Act
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday August 13, 2012 
Overall, the use of telework is expanding and improving in the federal government, said OPM Director John Berry.

Looking Ahead: Orgatec
by ROB KIRKBRIDE  Monday July 2, 2012 
The focal point of this year's Orgatec show is an international dialog on the future of office work and practical examples from all over the world

Humanscale's Horizon Accepted into Moma, Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt
Monday July 2, 2012 
Humanscale's Horizon lamp has been accepted into the permanent collection of two of the world's most esteemed museums--The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum--making a total of five museums nationally which feature the task light in their collections.

Inscape System Awarded GREENGUARD and level Certifications
Tuesday November 8, 2011 
Inscape System has backward compatibility to the Platform system allows seamless integration for clients who have invested in Inscape products since the mid-1990s.

Registration Now Open for The Daltile Interior Design Scholarship
Monday August 8, 2011 
The scholarship features a design competition offering a total of $50,000 in scholarship awards.

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