AT&T Is Downsizing And Charles Schwab Is Relocating

21st February, 2014 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

AT&T will be downsizing 900,000 square feet at their San Ramon facility, which using a 200 sf per employee model, represents 4,500 jobs moving to Texas. Charles Schwab just announced it will be moving 1,000 jobs from San Francisco to Texas. I guess that is better than sending all those jobs to India or the […] Read More

I have been commenting for many years that one of the obstacles to reducing government expenses is their lack of flexibility versus …

6th January, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

the private sector.  One case in point is the millions and millions of jobs that corporate America has shipped to India, Philippines and elsewhere at a fraction of the cost if they had to keep these functions here.  I don’t know how many government components can be sent overseas with all the regulations, union restrictions, and […] Read More

U.S. Corporations have sent millions and millions of office jobs that were formerly based in American office buildings over to India …

12th December, 2011 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

substantial cost savings, more flexibility (i.e. have you read the recent employer rules on what is required when you terminate an employee, and compare this with changing outsource offshore providers?) …  and for those of you who  are hopeful that maybe the overseas labor pool will get fully utilized at some point and become more […] Read More

GSA might be shedding office space in 2012 …

1st December, 2011 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

last year President Obama sent out a memo to agencies directing them to save $3 billion through fiscal 2012 by disposing of excess property and consolidating leased space.  New construction funding in fiscal 2011 dropped 91 percent.  Renovation funding was cut 32 percent, with the 2012 outlook even bleaker … in addition, the subcommittee in […] Read More

Recently met with a consultant involved in the relocation of hundreds of thousands of corporate America office jobs and the future prognosis is, more of the same …

5th November, 2010 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

as long as India and other countries can provide a quality workforce for the job at hand, and at a substantially lower cost with more flexibility in being able to terminate the project versus having to offer generous termination and early retirement packages this trend will continue and there are over a billion people in […] Read More

Offshoring used to be the domain of the large corporations who sent their back-office jobs to India, the Philippines and elsewhere …

24th August, 2010 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

now even small companies are taking advantage of both full-time as well as part-time employees being hired offshore.  Thanks to technological advances in the speed of the Internet and tools that are available no matter how large or small your company may be, whatever job function can be done effectively, securely and cost-efficiently at substantial […] Read More

Parking expense worldwide …

3rd August, 2010 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

London is the most expensive, at $933 per monthly parking space, followed by Hong Kong at $745 per month … the cheapest place to park according to this study which you can see at Colliers 2010 Global Parking Rate Survey was Chennai, India at $0.96 for the day … Tweet This Post Read More