Headquarters Optimized

A blog from the team at HqO with resources designed to help landlords optimize their property and create a workspace that tenants will love.

Chase Garbarino

Chase Garbarino is the CEO and co-founder of HqO.

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HqO Launches at Jamestown’s Innovation & Design Building [Video & Takeaways]

on Apr 30, 2018 10:21:27 AM By | Chase Garbarino | 0 Comments |
On the heels of launching our Seaport neighborhood guide, we’re excited to announce the launch of our tenant experience platform at Jamestown's historic Innovation and Design building in Boston. The IDB launch was a huge week for our team as the building clocks in at 1.4m sq ft, and fast forward five days of on-site amenities, in-app announcements, trivia and more, and over 1,000 tenants are now actively part of the HqO@IDB community.
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PropTake: Beware CRE Middlemen and Women Everywhere

on Apr 20, 2018 3:49:30 PM By | Chase Garbarino | 0 Comments |
Middle-men and women everywhere, beware. As has been the case in many other industries, the real estate stack is being cut down by disruptive companies who see the margins of antiquated middlemen as their areas of opportunity ( Bezos's favorite saying).
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Is the Coworking Market Over Capitalized?

on Apr 13, 2018 2:52:32 PM By | Chase Garbarino | 0 Comments |
It's seems like the perfect time for Pitbull to do a coworking remix of his famous 2009   Hotel Room Service  lyrics "we at the hotel, motel, Holiday Inn," as Knotel, the flexible office space startup, just raised $70M in financing lead by Newmark Knight Frank. This follows up Industrious's $80M financing in February of this year, and the well covered $4.4B funding WeWork took from Softbank in August of 2017.
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What Data Reveals About the Disconnect Between Office Tenants and Commercial Landlords

on Mar 28, 2018 8:02:00 AM By | Chase Garbarino | 0 Comments |
Proptech is having a moment. If you are like our team at HqO, you started to feel it coming on at the end of 2017. From the many conversations we have with both tenants and landlords, the overall sentiment around real estate has seemed drastically different than years past. How companies think about and interact with their space has changed as employees have adapted to the internet's impact on work. Smart landlords are ramping up their knowledge and implementation of technology much more quickly than they may have anticipated just two to three years ago.   But why? And why now? 
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Why Every Commercial Landlord Needs a Software Interface for Their Property

on Mar 6, 2018 12:15:48 PM By | Chase Garbarino | 0 Comments |
This article originally appeared on Propmodo.
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Goodbye VentureApp, Hello HqO: The Software Interface for Commercial Landlords to Maximize Amenities and Build Community

on Jan 16, 2018 9:05:00 AM By | Chase Garbarino | 0 Comments |
This morning, our team officially announced what we’ve been working on for several months: we are now officially HqO, a tenant engagement platform designed to help commercial landlords optimize their property and create a workspace that tenants will love.
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