Flexibility. Look around. Imagine everything that could fit out the door was taken away – the furniture, wall décor, plants, files, window dressings… If you can imagine a completely different atmosphere and culture by replacing these items, the space is flexible. If not, you may need to repaint the space a bright, universal color. Demolish some walls. Refinish the floor. Tenants love a blank slate; they need the ability to bring their culture, their life, to the space.
Open Space. No matter how small the square footage, there should be an open, uncluttered area. Companies require versatility now more than ever, and tenants want to be able to create collaborative areas, add moveable workstations, and achieve any configuration desired.
Sunlight. This seems like an obvious, but in densely populated cities like New York it isn’t always. Employers look for bright, airy spaces where staff will feel (and be) motivated, valued and productive.