Courtney Hakanson's job has had her on the road for years. As a hospitality consultant, she has become accustomed to working remotely, plugging in her laptop wherever she could find an outlet. But that all changed Monday when a new company opened in Boston. "I can't even believe that it took as long as it did to get a space that looks like this, feels like this," said Hakanson, sitting at a table decorated with pastels and vibrant prints. The 34-year-old is one of the newest members of The Wing, a coworking space for women in Boston's Back Bay. First started in New York in 2016, the company has grown quickly with offices all around the country, and with one now slated for London. "Boston was one of the most requested cities," said events curator Audrey Hsia. A new law signed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday ends religious exemptions for vaccinations for school children. The move comes as New York battles its worst measles outbreak in decades. (Published Friday, June 14, … [Read more...] about ‘I Love it Here’: Shared Workspace for Women Opens in Boston
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Gary Hershorn/Getty This story was originally published by CityLab and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. New York City passed the most aggressive climate bill in the nation in April, and the city got it done in a truly New York way. The Climate Mobilization Act is the city’s effort to abide by the Paris climate-change agreement even after the Trump administration withdrew the US from the global accords. Before its abrupt about-face, America’s plan had been to cut carbon emissions by 80 percent by the year 2050. New York is taking up that pledge by introducing new regulations to address the energy performance of buildings. Buildings contribute a huge share of New York’s carbon emissions—nearly 70 percent, thanks to normal everyday use, but exacerbated by inefficient heating and cooling systems—so they’re an obvious target for regulation. But it’s less obvious how the building … [Read more...] about Can New York Make Buildings Super-Efficient Really Quickly?
The latest, greatest news about new hotels! Chris McGinnis Published 1:25 pm PDT, Thursday, March 28, 2019 InterContinental's new Houston hotel is next to the Texas Medical Center. InterContinental's new Houston hotel is next to the Texas Medical Center. Photo: InterContinental Hotels Group Photo: InterContinental Hotels Group Image 1 of / 29 Caption Close Image 1 of 29 InterContinental's new Houston hotel is next to the Texas Medical Center. InterContinental's new Houston hotel is next to the Texas Medical Center. Photo: InterContinental Hotels Group New hotels: Houston-IHG, Chicago-Hilton, New York-Ace, Nashville-Marriott + more 1 / 29 Back to Gallery TravelSkills on SFGate is … [Read more...] about New hotels: Houston-IHG, Chicago-Hilton, New York-Ace, Nashville-Marriott + more
New Intelligent Acoustic Heat Mapping and Sounds of Nature Allow Companies to Manage Noise and Distraction in Open Office Layouts SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plantronics (NYSE: PLT), an audio pioneer and communications technology leader, today announced that Dimension Data is among a growing number of companies that are relying on Plantronics Habitat Soundscaping solutions to transform their open offices into productive environments where employees can focus, collaborate and thrive. /EIN News/ -- Habitat Soundscaping is an acoustic management solution that uses nature-inspired audio and visuals, coupled with intelligent software to help convert distracting open office spaces into places where people can more easily concentrate and collaborate. Its new capabilities, including cloud-based acoustic heat mapping and new nature sounds enhance how workplace strategists manage noise in the office. Dimension Data is installing Habitat Soundscaping solutions in … [Read more...] about Plantronics Habitat Soundscaping Solution to Transform the New York City Dimension Data Office into a Productivity Center
/EIN News/ -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioLabs, a national network of coworking facilities designed to help science-based startups go further faster on limited capital investment, has appointed Adam Milne to the new role of vice president of operations for BioLabs, effective immediately. With this new role, Adam will oversee network standards and processes so that BioLabs can evolve its value proposition systematically for residents, sponsors, and partners as it continues to pursue rapid growth. Mr. Milne will also serve as the managing director for BioLabs’ sites at Tufts LaunchPad BioLabs and Ipsen Innovation Center BioLabs. “Adam is joining BioLabs during an exciting time,” continued Fruehauf. “He brings a wealth of relevant operational experience, but it is his energy, vision, and focus on team and relationship-building that makes Adam a great fit for the BioLabs leadership team. We could not be more delighted to have him join … [Read more...] about BioLabs Brings on Veteran Pharma Executive Adam Milne to Lead Operations for its Rapidly Expanding Network of Shared Laboratory Workspaces Designed for Science-Based Startups