Entries by Ben Armstrong

How to Make Workplace Change Easier

Resistance to change is an innate part of being human. When it comes to changing a workplace, this human element must be considered. Understanding what drives and motivates people is an essential part of a successful move. Leadership should take an intentional approach when dealing with each of the following factors that employees are driven […]

7 Factors of Great Office Design

Does your workspace reflect your business’s core values? Whether you value transparency, quiet, interaction, focus or collaboration, your workspace has the power to be one of your strongest business tools. Take a look at HLW International’s 7 Attributes of Workspaces continuum to find the best balance between workspace attributes for your team. By asking the right […]

Sit/Stand Desks: The Answer to “Sitting Disease”?

As an increasing number of Americans spend their days sitting at a work computer, the threat of “sitting disease” rises. Companies are looking for solutions to keep their employees healthy and happy – and sit/stand desks just might be the solution. The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) explores this issue and when sit/stand desks are the […]

BGL Merges with Cresa Denver

BGL is excited to announce that we have merged with real estate firm Cresa Global Inc. after working in a shared office space with their Denver operations since 2014. The Boston-based commercial real estate firm represents tenants only and shares our commitment to acting in the best interest of our clients. This merger will allow us collectively to […]

Designing Spaces for Creative Collaboration

Have you thought much how your workspace can help or hinder creativity?  What about examining if creating a space for active posture can help collaboration among employees? Check out this podcast and transcript of an interview with Scott Doorley and Scott Witthoft, co-directors of the Environments Collaborative at the Stanford University d.school and authors of Make Space: How to Set […]