Category Archives: Our Industry

Keep the new ideas rolling in

Keep the new ideas rolling in Every year, since I was 12, my family has taken a beach vacation. Most of those years, we have gone to the same place – Bethany Beach, Delaware. It’s familiar, easy for us to get to from Pittsburgh, Washington DC and Allentown, and we know we can find homes…
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4 Critical Ideas For Your Growing Company Part 1

4 Critical Ideas For Your Growing Company (Part I) Imagine with me for a moment… You’ve just started your own company. You have dreams of making the bigtime – hundreds of employees, unique office space, cool kids breaking down your door to work for you. Then reality hits you smack dab in the face. You’re…
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Timing of the Cracker Plant and its role in commercial real estate

Timing of the Cracker Plant and its role in commercial real estate Royal Dutch Shell is in the process of constructing a $6 billion petrochemical plant in Beaver county on the banks of the Ohio River. The facility, also known as a “cracker plant”, will take in oil and gas and break it into smaller…
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How To Save Money On Office Space

How To Save Money On Office Space   As the New Year begins, now is a great time to reduce your second highest operating expense. The following three questions should help you assess your current situation: Is your space the right size? Review your current lease and divide the number of employees you currently have at…
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Three Resolutions for the Business Owner

Three Resolutions for the Business Owner January is often the time of year when you look back on your successes and failures and look forward to growth and improvement in the coming months. When we do this in our personal life, we say that we’re making New Year’s Resolutions. More often than not, however, we…
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Change

Change Where have you been? What are your plans for 2017? For many of us, the holidays are a time of celebration and the new year is a time of reflection – I’m no different. Thanksgiving was a fun-filled time of laughter and antics. The month of December promises to bring more of the same.…
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All Aboard!

All Aboard! New employees…they bring energy, new ideas and complications. How will they assimilate? How will they add to the bottom line? How quickly will they add value to your organization? How soon will you know what they’ve bought in to your organization’s vision, culture and values? Will they get along with other employees? Will…
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