Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. will be moving its corporate headquarters from University Towne Center to Scripps Ranch, after recently signing a lease for more than 26,000 square feet at the Scripps Plaza office property. According to brokerage firm Kidder Mathews, which represented the security technology and services firm, Kratos will be relocating after signing a 10-year, $9.3 million lease for the space at 10680 Treena St.
“The five metro areas with the highest startup activity in the 2017 Startup Activity Index were, in this order, the metropolitan areas centered on the cities of Miami, Austin, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Las Vegas.” – 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity
About the Index: The Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurship is a series of annual reports that measures U.S. entrepreneurship across national, state, and metro levels. Rather than focusing on inputs, the Kauffman Index focuses primarily on entrepreneurial outputs—the actual results of entrepreneurial activity—such as new companies, business density, and growth rates. The Kauffman Index series consists of three in-depth studies: Startup Activity, Main Street Entrepreneurship, and Growth Entrepreneurship.
So does this mean maybe retail is not “dead” or is Amazon going to redefine brick-and-mortar? via After Chewing Up Retail, Amazon Spits Out Its Own Plans for Brick-and-Mortar – Commercial Observer
ICYMI – its a few days old, but a great article about being ready to exit your business, highlighting key aspects to the process. As a seller it pays to have a plan, and an understanding of how to execute it. via 7 Tips For A Successful Business Exit
What do yo do with only 900 square feet? via Brick and Mortar Ventures Offices – San Francisco – Office Snapshots
Has the pendulum swung to far? Or maybe the open office environment is not suited for every industry. While we continue to see demand for the creative type space to spur collaboration, quiet areas are still be planned to accommodate “quiet time”. The comments at the end of the article are interesting. via CEOs Want Their Offices Back – WSJ