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Replacing office furniture, flooring after Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian is expected to be one of the costliest, if not the costliest, natural disasters in U.S. history. In addition to lives lost and livelihoods changed, it’s estimated that insured losses could reach $75 billion. Our community is resilient, though. Immediately after the storm made landfall, Floridians emerged to begin a cleanup, recovery and …

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OFDC’s Joseph Hobson named 40 Under 40 honoree

OFDC’s Joseph Hobson named 40 Under 40 honoree

Joseph Hobson, director of flooring operations at OFDC Commercial Interiors, has been named a 40 Under 40 honoree by Business Observer.  Each year, the publication selects 40 individuals under 40 years old who represent the next generation of business leaders along Florida’s gulf coast. Honorees represent numerous industries in Fort Myers, Sarasota, Naples, Tampa and …

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Silicon Valley approach to office design helps businesses recruit, retain talent

Tech companies in Silicon Valley created an interior office design trend in the late 1990s and early 2000s that focused on employee comfort. Businesses added lounges, casual workspaces, arcades, fitness rooms, on-site medical offices and restaurant-like cafes. Google even installed a rock-climbing wall. The reason? Human resources. When competing for talent, businesses must offer competitive …

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OFDC Commercial Interiors named ‘Dealer of the Year’ by Connexions

Connexions has named OFDC Commercial Interiors as its 2021 Dealer of the Year, an award acknowledging the Southwest Florida company’s success selling and installing office furniture. Connexions is a dealer advocacy and solutions provider focused on dealer profitability by way of curated product selection, sales programs and advanced digital marketing solutions. OFDC provides office solutions …

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Trends in office furniture, design for 2022 

Each winter, OFDC Commercial Interiors makes predictions about trends in office furniture and design for the coming year.  In 2021, OFDC’s annual forecast covered five trending topics: mobile floorplans, employee clusters, video studios, outside gathering spots and home offices.  LOOK BACK: Five trends in office design, office furniture for 2021  Much like last year, 2022 …

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OFDC Commercial Interiors’ Juan Diego Vasquez named ‘Next Gen’ honoree by Young Leaders Alliance

(left) Brittany Lamont, President and CEO of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance; (right) Juan Diego Vasquez, account executive with OFDC Commercial Interiors Juan Diego Vasquez, an account executive with OFDC Commercial Interiors, has been named a Next Gen honoree by the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance’s Young Leaders Alliance. The Next Gen recognition program highlights bright, …

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3 tips to create a successful, functional hybrid office

The hybrid office environment has emerged as a viable work option during the pandemic. What is a hybrid office? It’s a flexible work setting that blends in-person and remote workers. Through 2020 and 2021, businesses gradually brought employees back to the office. However, many companies recognized during the pandemic’s outset that professionals don’t have to …

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