Philip DeSimone – Executive Vice President September 2020 The COVID-19 health crisis has sent a shock wave throughout the U.S. economy. In the second quarter, U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) declined from the first quarter by 32.9% when measured on an annualized measure. In Massachusetts, the economy shrank at an even more staggering pace, plummeting [...]
Guest Blogger: Alexis Sheehan - Sheehans Office Interiors May 2020 As we work with our clients and their partners to help navigate a safe return to the office, we wanted to share a range of product solutions that can transform your existing focused workspaces with more appropriate physical distance. WORKSTATION PANELS: Panels offer fundamental [...]
Guest Blogger: Alexis Sheehan - Sheehans Office Interiors April 2020 Help Your Employees Get Back to Work Safely After a major disruption that affects work and life, getting back to the office requires an intentional strategy to assure employees feel they are safe and can remain healthy in their environment. Successful transitions take a [...]
Guest Blogger: Alexis Sheehan - Sheehans Office Interiors April 2020 The way we work has been transformed overnight. This new “remote reality” can be overwhelming, disorienting and uncomfortable. As we all try maintain business continuity, while keeping our employees and partners safe and healthy in the face of a global pandemic, we wanted to [...]
Guest Blogger: Alexis Sheehan - Sheehans Office Interiors March 2020 Across industries and space planning approaches, shared spaces are increasingly integral to every workplace. Well planned shared spaces not only give employees a choice in where and how they work, but they also connect people to their space and each other. Shared spaces may [...]
Guest Blogger: Alexis Sheehan - Sheehans Office Interiors March 2020 Ergonomics is a term that is frequently used, but has many meanings. We know it plays a fundamental role in the health and performance of people and is closely tied to an individual’s wellness. But in today’s competitive market for talent, a company’s commitment [...]
Guest Blogger: Alexis Sheehan - Sheehans Office Interiors January 2020 NeoCon 2019 brought into sharper focus many of the themes we first saw emerge in 2018. Almost all manufacturers highlighted a variety of settings across focus and collaboration, the blurred line between work and play and the importance of hospitality, wellbeing, flexibility, and access [...]
The fundamentals look very strong. Low unemployment, rising wages and an abundance of capital available create favorable market conditions. With a strong consumer foundation, willing investors, and projections for increased business spending, the signs have been pointing toward continued growth in 2020.