Consider Above the Ceiling Factors in an Office Build-Out

There’s a saying, “out of sight, out of mind” that can be applied to many different scenarios. However, when it comes to renovating an office space, let’s just say there’s much more than meets the eye. What’s above an office’s ceiling grid is often overlooked if not completely disregarded. But modifications made below the ceiling […]

Redesigning Your Office Space to Enhance Appearance & Productivity

When it comes to an office, every company has its own unique set of wants and needs. In this blog post, H.W. Holmes Inc. – Ventura area office tenant improvement contractors – look at a few design elements and philosophies some of the trendiest office spaces are adopting.

Designated Team Meeting Rooms

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Are Millennials Taking Up Less Space in Modern Offices?

Most Ventura office tenant improvements today are in response to the shrinking desk spaces of the millennial office…

It’s called the millennial office and it’s driving not just Ventura office tenant improvements, but office build-outs and retrofits throughout the country. Today’s ideal office is a wide-open communal workspace that looks more like a coffee shop than […]

Los Angeles Office Design Trends So Far in 2018

Not too long ago, office buildings were designed for big offices with rows and rows of cubicles and fluorescent tube lighting. A standard office space might host a reception area, a conference room or two, and some private offices. Workers were separated, not just by position within the company, but workspace as well. Thankfully, offices […]

Why the See-Through Workplace is all the Rage in Office Remodels

Many Los Angeles area office remodels are now featuring glass office walls and doors as part of their tenant improvement construction. But why is interior glass now the hottest material in office renovations and construction? What are the selling points and the negatives to the see-through office? We break it all down in this blog […]

2017 Trends in Tenant Improvement Construction in CA

As we near the end of another year, we thought it would be interesting to talk about some trends we’ve seen as California tenant improvement contractors in 2017. Lucky for us, it’s been a great year for commercial renovations, which happen to be our specialty. But what kind of trends are we seeing overall in […]

Be Cautious with a Phased Tenant Expansion Project

Nobody thinks of business growth as problematic. But more business generally means you’ll need to hire more people. Soon enough, you just may find yourself outgrowing your current office space. Ideally, you’d probably like to pack some boxes and move you and your team into a brand new space with more square footage. However, that’s […]

Millennials Flocking to Los Angeles Co-Working Spaces

JLL Research recently confirmed that Los Angeles ranks third in the United States for commercial real estate occupied by co-working spaces. Not surprisingly, it’s the markets commanding the highest rents where LA co-working companies are setting up shop. For instance, the Westside sub markets, home to the technology sector and venture capital firms, are ripe […]

5 Tips to a Successful Office Remodeling Project

Office remodeling is a necessary expense for commercial landlords looking to attract or retain tenants. However, far too often, these renovations aren’t handled correctly. Costly missteps are made with many office remodels that are completely avoidable with proper strategy and planning. Here are five tips to successful office remodeling in Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa […]

YouTube Video: 5 Office Tenant Improvements Your Clients Will Love

The Southern California region is filled with a lot of companies – each doing whatever they can to stand out and separate themselves from the pack. When it comes to making a great first impression on a prospective client or customer, many companies rely on their staff to turn on the charm. While you definitely […]

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