Elise Shapiro Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web. In honor of next month’s Amenites theme we’re leading today’s round up with a story on a Metropolis Think Tank panel at SmithGroup’s Washington, D.C. office which explored the new amenities that property managers are deploying to retain tenants. Thrive Global says this is the thing that hinders your coworker’s productivity the most. In 1991, back when corporations were still building massive suburban office campuses, Dirk Lohan was retained to design one for Ameritech in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Nearly 30 years later, RE Journals shares how he is revisiting his creation as it transforms into the current ideal of suburban office. M-M Properties, the owner of a vintage 1980’s Galleria-area office building in Houston, recently announced plans to spend some $18 million to renovate the aging office tower – and with good reason, reports the Houston Chronicle. In exchange you’ll be the first to get the results!
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