menu

Online Marketplace Connects Budding Startups With Office Spaces

Online Marketplace Connects Budding Startups With Office Spaces
Innovation

HiRise could cut out the costly and time-consuming middle man within the real estate industry.

Lara Piras
  • 8 april 2014

Based on a similar model to Airbnb, HiRise is an online service that helps prospective tenants rent office space online without hiring an expensive broker. Covered in our Future of Work report, coworking is continuing to be one of the top trends in the tech and commercial real estate industries, brought to the fore by the younger generation seeking not only new and fresh ways to work and collaborate, but creative environments that have fewer rules and regulations involved.

Powered by Jones Lang LaSalle, the
professional services and investment management company specializing in real estate, the project will launch in May for workers seeking small, short-term deals on potential office spaces in Washington, DC.

2.jpeg

Dubbed “a new transactional marketplace for space,” HiRise users will be able to search for potential spaces via an interactive map and useful filters like availability dates, rates, number of current employees and capacity. Once a potential spot is found, users can then lay out the space, using the site’s automated occupancy planner to add potential coworkers and figure out costs. The team can then download and fill in the lease, generate approvals and make the payments all online without getting brokers involved.

These types of quick and convenient agreements are beneficial for both parties. If the system, works correctly and efficiently, the landlord will see a steady flow of people coming into smaller spaces that typically aren’t filled. The tenants can also make speedy decisions without having the pressures and financial worries of signing
themselves into a lease for many years.

HiRise

[h/t] Biz Journals, Washington Post

 

Trending

Turn Food Scraps Into Fertilizer In 24 Hours

Food
Technology Today

Robots Could Be Joining Dubai’s Police Force In 2017

The real-life RoboCops can salute, shake hands and collect traffic fines

Travel Today

Parka Hides And Charges Portable Devices

Bolt is a jacket that lets people carry and charge their various electronics without the need for an outlet

Trending

Get PSFK's Related Report: Future of Automotive

See All
Food Today

Machine Printer Uses Coffee Drips To Create Intricate Portraits

The Coffee Drop Printer uses a large canvas to design these unique images

Related Expert

Hugh MacLeod

Marketing Pundit, Cartoonist

Travel Today

Yelp's New 'Yelfie' Feature Lets Diners Take Selfies

The update is designed to encourage people to attach a selfie when they share their experiences

Design & Architecture Today

Build Your Own Savory Cheese Advent Calendar

A British food blogger has created a guide to building a different kind of holiday surprise

Fitness & Sport Today

Floating Gym Concept In Paris Is Powered By Your Workout

The proposed design from Carlo Ratti Associati lets passengers ride a stationary bike as they travel through Paris along the Seine River

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Retail 2017
Transformation Strategies For Customer-First Business
NEW

PSFK Op-Ed november 22, 2016

Digital Strategist: Why “Big Sensing” Is Key To Retail’s Future

Bud Caddell, Founder of NOBL, shares why the most capable and useful asset in any retail environment is the workforce

PSFK Labs Yesterday

Retail Spotlight: Home Depot Reimagines How Employees Conduct Tasks

The home improvement retailer puts the customer first by initiating local fulfillment centers and simplifying freight-to-shelf inventory management

Syndicated Today

What Does The Future Of Android Look Like In A World With The Pixel?

Google’s decision to make its own phone might have looked like a blow to the likes of Samsung but the reality is much more interesting

Retail Today

Customer Service Expert: Why Offline Retail Has Better Data Than Online Retail

Healey Cypher, Founder and CEO of Oak Labs, shares why we should be thinking about the physical store as an e-commerce site

Fashion Today

Alexander McQueen Designs A 3D-Printed Umbrella

3D-printed fashion arrives in time for the winter season

Work Today

Why Training Associates To Be Advocates Is Key To Retail Success

In our Future of Retail 2017 report, PSFK Labs discusses strategies to prioritize customer service, which begins with associate advocates

Media & Publishing Today

Netflix Creates Binge Candle To Celebrate A New Season Of Gilmore Girls

The streaming service developed a special layered candle that creates candle with episode-specific smells

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders
NEW

Advertising Today

Interactive Film Tells A Story About Living With Cancer

A moving song written by a father of a cancer patient comes alive in a 3D environment

Automotive Today

Audi And LEGO Exhibit Autonomous Vehicle Installation

The installation at Design Miami explores the 25th hour, which represents bonus productive work or play time

No search results found.