LaMean is a Vice President in Cresa’s Washington DC office, working with a variety of clients on real estate strategy and transaction execution, and has been with the company since 2015.
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Creating a Culture of Approachability for an Engaged Workforce with Stephanie Richmond, SVP of HR for Papa Murphy's
Stephanie Richmond, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Papa Murphy's International, sits down with Cresa's Blake St. Onge for episode 5 of season 2. Stephanie discusses her career journey and how Papa Murphy's has implemented employee communication programs for a more engaged workforce.
The rise of industrial real estate over the last twenty months has been well documented. Across all markets, significant tenant demand, coupled with scarcity of available product and poorly-performing office assets, has allowed rental rates to appreciate, sale processes to become highly competitive and transaction prices to reach new watermarks.
COVID-19 has prompted the most notable workplace transformation of our time. As companies rethink how and where they work, HR departments are at the center of this evolution, crafting policies and developing guidance to keep their workforce healthy, productive and supported.
On this episode Blake welcomes Greg Schiffman, Chief Financial Officer for Absci, the drug and target discovery company harnessing deep learning AI and synthetic biology to expand the therapeutic potential of proteins. Greg discusses his career journey, the exciting growth from startup to IPO, and how SW Washington and Portland are positioned well to become a biotech hub.
There is a significant lack of new warehouse availability, and because of the high demand, it is possible that we’ll see a 10 to 20 percent surge on rents in the next 6 to 18 months.
The new oﬃce will also support Cresa's clients in Buﬀalo, Binghamton, Syracuse and Utica as the ﬁrm continues to grow its portfolio.
A drop in sublease rental rates illustrates occupants incentivizing sublease offerings to maximize recoveries, optimize space use, and improve internal workplace operations. Companies are reacting to the necessity to make decisions, many of which impact the expense of their office space.