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CXP Puts Dry Powder to Work with +$1 Billion in Office Purchases

After a quiet first half of 2017, Columbia Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CXP) has fired off more than $1 billion in acquisitions since the July 4 holiday including a flurry of deals for buildings in .....»»

Category: realestateSource: costarOct 12th, 2017

CXP Puts Dry Powder to Work with More Than $1 Billion in Office Purchases

After a quiet first half of 2017, Columbia Property Trust, Inc. (NYSE: CXP) has fired off more than $1 billion in acquisitions since the July 4 holiday including a flurry of deals for buildings in .....»»

Category: realestateSource: costarOct 12th, 2017

Florida regulators, ratings agency begin tallying Irma’s toll

An early estimate puts insured losses from Hurricane Irma in Florida at nearly $2 billion. The estimate is based on claims data filed by insurers with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation as of 4 p.m. on Sept. 17. It’s likely to increase as mo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2017

Inspection puts construction of highest portion of Comcast tech tower on hold

Philadelphia's second Comcast Corp. skyscraper has hit an obstacle that put a pause on completing the highest floors of the $1.5 billion, 60-story Center City office tower. An inspection of a two-story high frame at the highest point of the Comcast Te.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 23rd, 2017

$1 billion startup Automattic is closing its San Francisco office and having everyone work from home

WordpressAutomattic, the company behind the popular WordPress blogging website, is making the unusual decision to get rid of its San Francisco office. Its empl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 12th, 2017

A look inside Facebook"s New York office, where employees of the $435 billion company enjoy virtual reality games and an in-house pastry chef (FB)

Sarah Jacobs Facebook is one of the world's most desirable places to work thanks to incredible perks, impressive salaries, and great corporate culture. The Menlo Park, Californ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 21st, 2017

SL Green puts stake in $2 billion Times Square tower up for sale

SL Green, one of the city's largest office landlords, is planning to recapitalize 1515 Broadway in a deal that could value the 54-story Times Square-tower at nearly $2 billion. SL Green has hired... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 30th, 2017

The Death Of An Icon: "Star Wars" Actress Carrie Fisher"s $4.68 Billion Box Office Legacy

Carrie Fisher has died. In addition to playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, she also leaves behind her a legacy of additional work and a catalog of iconic pop culture that will continue to influence generations for decades.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 27th, 2016

UK Office for Budget Responsibility puts cost of Brexit at 58 billion pounds

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Statement overnight I see Mike had a few headlines up I don t know if this was covered though and how accurate it is it seems a rather high cost 58 7 160 billion The independent Office for.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqNov 24th, 2016

A look inside Facebook"s New York office, where employees of the $280 billion company enjoy virtual reality games and an in-house pastry chef (FB)

Sarah Jacobs Known for its incredible perks, impressive salaries, and great corporate culture, Facebook is one of the world's most desirable places to work. The Menlo Park, California-based tech giant consistently earns top spots on rankings like Business.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 2016

Facebook Puts Deep Learning in the Palm of Your Hand

The system can convert a live video feed into a work of art. Facebook has built a simple-looking video tool to show off a sophisticated use of artificial intelligence on cell phones. During an event at its office fb .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 8th, 2016

Hats off to team work setting gold standard for new Midtown East

By REBNY President John Banks SL Green Realty Corp, the city’s largest commercial landlord, recently broke ground on One Vanderbilt, a $3 billion office tower poised to be the second tallest in New York City. Once completed, the 58-story, 1,401 ft. One .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyOct 26th, 2016

A look inside Uber"s Manhattan office, where employees of the $66 billion company have wine on tap and can bring their dogs to work

Hollis Johnson While a whopping eight million people have already taken a total of one billion Uber rides in 425 cities around the world since the company was founded in 2009, very few know what goes on behind the scenes at the $66 billion San Francisco-b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 26th, 2016

HP to Acquire Samsung Printer Business in $1 Billion Deal

HP will buy Samsung’s printer business for $1.05 billion, a deal aimed at helping the Silicon Valley company expand into high-volume devices that handle printing and copying for office work groups......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 12th, 2016

A look inside the New York office of Yelp, a $3 billion company that offers its 4,000 employees around the world some of the most incredible perks

Hollis JohnsonWhen you think of an office, foosball tables, karaoke machines, beer kegs, and free snacks probably don't come to mind ... that is, unless you work at Yelp. That's right — those are just a few of the enviable perks Yelp offers its 900 .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 10th, 2016

See What Your Next Office Looks Like, per Amazon, WeWork, and Meetup

Through WeWork's acquisition of Meetup, and by leveraging Amazon's Alexa for Business, you're in line for a whole new suite of perks at work......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 15th, 2017

See What Your Next Office Looks Like, Per Amazon, WeWork, and MeetUp

Through WeWork's acquisition of MeetUp, and leveraging Amazon's Alexa for Business, you're in line for a whole new suite of perks at work......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 15th, 2017

A Stanford Professor Says Working From Home Makes You Happier and More Efficient. There"s Just 1 Catch

Take 250 people, all doing the same job for the same company. Tell half to work from home and half to come into the office for nine months. Then compare everything. Here are the results......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 14th, 2017

Sexual harassment accusations changing office policies, increasing training at work

Companies are mandating training and even drinking limits at.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 13th, 2017

The 9 most ridiculous excuses people have used to call in sick in 2017

Within the last 12 months, 40% of employees surveyed by CareerBuilder said they lied to take a sick day from work, and 23% of them said that they just didn't feel like going into the office that da.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 12th, 2017

MiB: Ray Dalio of Bridgewater on Principles for Work & Life

This week I sat down with Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates. He is the founder, chairman, CIO and outgoing CEO of the firm, which manages $160 billion dollars. Dalio has been a global macro .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureDec 12th, 2017