February 2, 2017
More suburban offices are adding amenities that seem very… urban. The features range from food trucks and bike-share programs to retail space for restaurants, cafes and, in at least one case, a supermarket with specialty services.
“It’s all about landlords trying to attract tenants, and tenants trying to attract millennial recruitment,” said Daniel Loughlin, broker lead of real-estate services firm JLL’s New Jersey office in an interview with the Wall Street Journal.
Suburban office parks have fallen behind urban office buildings in the recovery. However, most jobs are still based in the suburbs, experts say. To attract employees to those jobs, employers are building urban style amenities into their suburban office parks.
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