Entries by Beth Stewart

Finding an Office Space: How to Make the Most of It

As anyone going through the process of finding office space knows, there are tons of options out there and many different business models to choose from. Understanding the pluses and minuses to each can be difficult and tough to ascertain from the spaces themselves. We’ve put together a collection of articles that will help you start thinking about what is most important to you and your business and aid in making this decision less confusing.

February First Friday

After a somewhat quiet past month due to the holidays and cold, this month’s First Friday is great chance to get out of the house and see some great new exhibits! First Friday happens on the first Friday of each month and is a free self-guided tour of downtown’s cultural hotspots. Local art galleries, studios, and museums stay open late and restaurants and retailers often have specials that night.

3 Fun Things to do when the Weather Bites

January is often heralded as the most depressing month of the year – the holidays are over, the weather is bad, and there’s often little happening in the city. While this is true, there are a plethora of great cultural institutions and theatre companies and great new breweries around to entertain you through the remaining dreariness. Here are 3 suggestions of things to do with your time.

Porsche at the NC Museum of Art: the seduction of speed

For their first design exhibition, the NC Museum Art takes on the exhilarating task of the history and development of the Porsche from the 1930s to the present day. Open now until January, 20, 2014, the Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed exhibition features 22 automobiles, including ones owned by Ralph Lauren, Steve McQueen, and Janis Joplin. You should make a point to check it out in the next few weeks!

4 Reasons a Professional Office Space is better than Open-Plan Offices

There can be benefits to open-plan office layouts such as greater interaction among workers or increasing the flexibility of a space but for a lot of people there are reasons that a dedicated office space is preferred. These are four of the most oft-cited reasons that a professional office space is better than open-plan offices.