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Jumping without a parachute into your office space

This morning while reading the news at my office space Toronto, I learned that a British stuntman became the world’s first skydiver to land without a parachute on Wednesday, falling 731 metres (2,400 feet) to drop safely onto a crash-pad of cardboard boxes. Wearing a specially-made “wing suit,” Gary Connery leapt from a helicopter over Henley-on-Thames in southern England, aiming — with his life hanging in the balance — at a “runway” of 18,000 cardboard boxes. It is often said that many entrepreneurs and small businesses often get started without the aid of a parachute. Unlike the stuntman who chose to jump without a parachute, most entrepreneurs do not have a choice but to try to make a go of their business without one, because they cannot afford one. When they sign an office space for le...

Google Maps To Visit Your Toronto Office Space

A few years ago Google Maps started offering Google Street View, to provide panoramic views at the street level. Now Google is seeking to give Internet users a look inside of businesses. Employing the same Street View technology used in streets around the world, street view can now be used for your business. You can create a high-quality, interactive, 360-degree experience for potential customers. Imagine being able to find a business on Google Maps and not only be able to go down and see the street view of what the outside of the business looks like, but also be able to see what it looks like on the inside. Some U.S. office space companies started appearing on Google Maps in this way back in January along with a number of retail stores and restaurants. Google currently has photographers i...

Office Space Trends And Why This Blog Was Created

Office space trends are always changing and sometimes the people who could most benefit from them are not the ones to find out about them. Since launching this blog in November of 2008, it has been our mission to not only inform followers of office space trends or the things going on at  Telsec office space Toronto, but to share other business news in regards to small business. Part of this involved watching and investigating office space trends in Toronto and other small business trends from around the world. We have talked about the virtues of having a Toronto virtual office for Toronto businesses and for businesses outside Toronto or even Canada that want a Toronto business presence. We have also done blogs on ways for small businesses to save money and be more productive. In one of our...

France Risks Exodus of Wealthy Small Business Owners To Toronto Office Space

France may be the world’s fifth-richest country and home to some of the globe’s wealthiest people, but some argue that France does no celebrate its affluent citizens. Many are saying that France under President-elect Francois Hollande may see an exodus of many wealthy small business owners to Toronto office space. This is mainly due to the fact that Hollande, a Socialist that has publicly stated that he does not like the rich, plans to put a 75 percent tax on income of more than 1 million euros ($1.29 million). His stance has successful entrepreneurs in France contemplating a move, and European rivals are welcoming them. Real estate agents in Brussels have claimed they have taken several calls from French citizens seeking to lease office space in the Belgian capital after Franc...

More Office Space Coming to Toronto

A few years ago, I read that Toronto’s office space market was in a stable, tenant-favouring situation (according to one office realtor’s GTA office-space report). They claimed that the average vacancy rate had continued to hover at approximately 6.5 per cent while average asking net rent was declining. They even went on to say that the Toronto office space market absorbs the new supply of office towers, and with no major new supply anticipated in the near future, the company forecasted a reverse trend towards a landlords’ market by 2011 or 2012. It was interesting that they did not mention anything about office business centres in Toronto; they only talked about office space for lease in Toronto. With the last downturn in the economy, it seems that smaller businesses were starting up and ...

Having An Office Space near Toronto’s Port Lands is becoming popular

While Toronto’s Harbourfront has been developing for many years, it has only been in the past few years that developers have started looking at the Eastern Port Lands. It began when Toronto Port Lands Company (TPLC) decided to develop the first building directly on Toronto’s waterfront to achieve LEED certification. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification consists of a suite of rating systems for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings, homes and neighborhoods. The new building was to house the radio and television studios and office space Toronto for primary tenant Corus Entertainment. Right next to Corus building, TPLC is constructing a new campus for George Brown College. Another Port Lands office space development is set to ...

Calling My Friend Rocco at His Toronto Office Space

I got an email yesterday from a friend who moved to Michigan last year. His email asked about some website programming work we had been talking about. In his signature I noticed that he had a 416 area code phone number where he could be reached (416 is a Toronto area code). To me, this meant that his office space was in Toronto. So instead of emailing him back, I decided to phone him at his Toronto office space and meet up for lunch. When I called the number on his email, I was standing at the elevators of my office space Toronto about to go out for lunch. The call was answered by a familiar voice and I also thought I heard that same voice answering the call not far from where I was standing… But I did not think about it. As I was telling Rocco about the project I needed his help on,...

Maybe It is Time For the Royal Family to Have a Toronto Office Space

For the fourth time in four years, Canada will be hosting royalty. I heard someone say with the news that this spring Prince Charles and Camilla will be visiting Toronto, that maybe it is time for the Royal Family to open an office space Toronto to co-ordinate all these frequent visits. Some even say they should have their own merchandising department in Toronto to approve and collect royalties on the various trinkets, bobbles and replica Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medals that many enterprising Canadians will be selling during the Royal Visit. When Prince Charles and Camilla arrive in Toronto, they will be greeted by emergency response workers before viewing a Victoria Day weekend fireworks display over Lake Ontario. If they had a Toronto office space at Telsec, they could comfortably w...

The Grass is Always Greener When…

The grass is always greener when someone looks at your job and wants it. When you tell people that you are successful and make a decent living at a job you love, everyone wants it. They love that you have your own Toronto office space and you set your own hours. They become more excited to do what you do. The excitement ends when you tell them you are an entrepreneur working for yourself without a safety net. You do not have job security or a cushy pension. You are building your future on your own. When I am asked “How do you do it?”, I often tell people that having my own business is very rewarding in many ways, but having an office space Toronto in a location that works for my clients is what keeps me busy and gainfully employed. When I was running my business out of my home, customers d...

It Was a Rainy Day in Toronto, when I had to go into my Toronto office Space

I woke up this morning to wet and dreary weather. My plan had been to take the day off and to take some photos down along the beach, but the weather was not cooperating. I considered instead that I would go into my downtown Toronto office space and get some work done that I had intended to finish on Tuesday. Then I realized that I did not need to go into the office and could probably get more work done from home working remotely on my office computer via the Internet. A few hours into working on the redesign of a brochure for the bicycle show, I wanted to go for a bike ride (I felt like Pavlov’s dog). The rain had slowed down almost to a stop, but the roads were still wet. I got on my rain gear and decided to brave the colder weather and go for a ride anyway. My only problem was that I cou...