The build it and they will come era of office building design is long gone. As the developer, Gerald Hines, first demonstrated in the 1970’s – good design sells. In today’s market a successful project must have curb appeal, upscale common areas and finishes, convenient parking, relevant amenities, low operating costs, and a competitive load factor. Additionally, today’s generation of tenants value and demand work-life harmony.
Long hours and brutal commutes come with of trade-off: a more stimulating and flexible work environment, amenities for healthy living, and commitment to social responsibility.