COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

Dear valued partners and colleagues, 

At Continental Office, we are guided by our values, which we call What Matters to Us. These include our associates, clients, community and their health and well-being. With Governor DeWine calling upon businesses to get creative and support him in the effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19 via social distancing, we have decided to make some short-term changes to our associate’s work hours in the office. 

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Taking Pride In Your Work and Your Workplace

The way your office looks and feels sends a powerful message. It’s your billboard in Times Square. It’s your Super Bowl commercial, and it broadcasts your story to everyone who walks through your door, especially your employees.

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Old Building Meets New Business: Making Historic Spaces Functional

“Form (ever) follows function” – it’s the mantra that pioneered and championed much of 20th-century architecture and design language, and it means that the design of a building will be reflective of its purpose or function. Focus on the function of the building, and let the design be determined to fit.

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5 Tips to Make Your Floors Last Through the Winter

Warm weather is on the horizon, but winter’s not over just yet! With all the snow, ice, salt, and other mess that winter brings along, this season can be particularly damaging to your floors and dangerous to your space. Check out our 5 tips to make your floors last longer and keep your space safe!

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Is Office Noise Getting You Down?

"Keep it down over there!"

Does noise negatively impact your day in the office environment? While companies continue to build flexible and, often times, open work spaces, workers around the world have begun to worry more about workplace noise. Among their top concerns are things like increased stress over a lack of quiet spaces. Then there's the increasingly unpopular occurrence of being distracted by their coworkers conversations. All valid concerns that affect the ultimate employee experience. 

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Creating a Great Space for a Great Cause

Your space represents the world you live in, and we want to live in a world without cancer. So when Pelotonia realized they were outgrowing their old office, we knew we had to be a part of creating a great space where their team could continue to do great things.

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Concrete Floors: Edgy and Industrial

Edgy, industrial and on everyone's wish list—concrete interiors are a trend that’s here to stay. From perfectly polished concrete floors to coveted concrete kitchen countertops, this trend has silently taken over traditional floor coverings in both residential and commercial settings. It's no surprise just how quickly it has become a sought-after flooring technique by many designers for its wide range of aesthetics and its ease of maintenance.

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7 Things Healthcare Construction is Avoiding to be Cleaner and Leaner

Currently, the estimated cost of global healthcare construction is about $400 billion. In 2020, the industry is expected to grow more than 4%. This includes projects from cutting edge hospitals to groundbreaking research campuses and even small specialty clinics. Make no mistake, though - while the dollar figure is growing, these new facilities are building leaner and cleaner than ever before.

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Remodel the Right Way: How to Save Time & Money on Your Office Remodel

Whether it’s an aging space, change in company size, a desire for a fresh new look, or any of the many reasons you’d want to change up your space, you probably have a pretty clear idea about why you want to make updates to your office. However, some of the most impactful changes that can be made for your organization often come in some not-so-obvious ways – things that may not yet have even crossed your mind! Read on to check out our tips and tricks about updating your office, and see how we help our clients plan for the future to make their office updates timely, feasible, and tailor-made to create spaces that work and last.

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Overcoming Obstacles with Open Workspaces

There are varying opinions by today’s workers about the “open office” environment. Multiple recent surveys of people in open workspaces found noise, distractions, and lack of privacy and personal space consistently cited as the biggest complaints in this new norm.

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