In its previous space, The Warranty Group – which is part of Assurant – faced growing pains. The client’s goals for the new space at 175 W. Jackson Blvd. in Chicago included adding office space for its growing Chicago presence, to complete an executive restroom near the boardroom, to maintain a separate space for a sub-tenant – and to achieve all of this within a tight 12-week construction schedule.
The shifting expectations of today’s workforce and of work itself are causing the world’s biggest brands to embrace change. One way they are adapting is by aligning human resources and real estate to create exceptional workplaces.
Though San Francisco and San Mateo counties boast an unemployment rate near 2.0%, the downside of that low number is that jobs of all types are becoming harder to fill. Further, how can companies retain the talented employees they already have?