Recent Posts by Ira Sharfin

Ira Sharfin is the CEO of Continental Office. Prior to joining the team in 2005, he spent 16 years as a consulting partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers and IBM.

From Office Supplies to Great Spaces: 80 Years of Continental Office

From the birth of Batman to the first television, there’s no doubt the workplace has changed since the beginning of Continental Office in 1939. In Columbus, we were cheering for The Columbus Bullies, our pro-football team, as the last interurban trains were pulling out of the city. Since our humble beginnings 80 years ago, we’ve grown significantly, while expanding our business to Pittsburgh and Toledo.

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The 4 Pillars of Continental Office

We have four pillars here at Continental Office that symbolize what we stand for as a company. They are associate experience, client experience, one team, and community and environment. These four pillars together tell our story. Allow me to explain.

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Oh, the Workplaces You’ll See in 2017

It’s so much more than just a space. You probably hear us say this a lot and it’s true! As a business, you need to consider more than just your furniture, floors, or branding to remain competitive and attractive to associates and clients alike. It’s 2017 and the workplace is no longer someplace you go to do strictly work; it’s a place you go to have an experience.

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Columbus CEO Q&A with Ira Sharfin

Continental Office's CEO, Ira Sharfin, recently sat down for an interview with Columbus CEO Magzine.

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