15 episodes

People are inherently connected to the built environment. The restaurants we dine in, the places we work, and the venues we frequent for entertainment all elicit a unique sentiment. This season on Connected by Design, architectural expert Jeff Gears interviews influential thought leaders from the commercial real estate industry to explore how and why physical spaces impact human emotions and behaviors, and how good design fosters that connection.

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People are inherently connected to the built environment. The restaurants we dine in, the places we work, and the venues we frequent for entertainment all elicit a unique sentiment. This season on Connected by Design, architectural expert Jeff Gears interviews influential thought leaders from the commercial real estate industry to explore how and why physical spaces impact human emotions and behaviors, and how good design fosters that connection.

    Season 2 - Episode 5: The Shift in the Multi-housing Market

    Season 2 - Episode 5: The Shift in the Multi-housing Market

    On this episode of Connected by Design, we dive into multi-housing development with Brent Rogers, owner of Saturday Properties. Tune in to hear Brent's professional take on how perceptions of renting have evolved, reasons behind the shift to suburban markets, and the importance of fostering a sense of community in apartment buildings.

    • 22 min
    Season 2 - Episode 4: The Evolution of Patient Expectations and the Delivery of Care

    Season 2 - Episode 4: The Evolution of Patient Expectations and the Delivery of Care

    On this episode of Connected by Design, architectural expert Jeff Gears is joined by Abigail Heimel Peterson, Healthcare Team Lead at Gardner Builders. Tune in to hear Abigail's expert insight into how COVID-19 has redefined healthcare. From patient expectations to the delivery of care, the healthcare experience will never be the same again.

    • 26 min
    Season 2 - Episode 3: The Future of Downtown Office Space

    Season 2 - Episode 3: The Future of Downtown Office Space

    Tune into episode three to hear commercial real estate broker and office expert Jim Damiani discuss Newmark’s 5-star ranking system for evaluating the user experience, his predictions for the future of downtown office space, and the importance of flexible work environments and lease deals. 

    • 19 min
    Season 2 - Episode 2: The Secondary Effects of COVID-19

    Season 2 - Episode 2: The Secondary Effects of COVID-19

    Architectural expert Jeff Gears talks to Branton Smith, Director of Preconstruction at Bauer Design Build, about how material shortages and price volatility are impacting the construction industry. Take a listen to hear about the creative measures designers and contractors are taking to keep projects moving forward.

    • 19 min
    Season 2 - Episode 1: The Remote Work Revolution

    Season 2 - Episode 1: The Remote Work Revolution

    Last season on Connected By Design, we had authentic conversations about how the COVID-19 pandemic brought the inherent connection to the built environment to light. Now, as we kick off season two, COVID-19 is loosening its grip and we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Many organizations are transitioning back to their offices, but employee expectations for remote work have inflated. Join architectural expert Jeff Gears as he interviews BDH design experts Joyce Stupnik and Emily Marden to explore how the experiences of working and living have transformed as a result of the evolving remote work expectations.

    • 20 min
    Season 1 - Episode 10: Lisa

    Season 1 - Episode 10: Lisa

    In the final episode of the first season of Connected by Design, architectural expert Jeff Gears talks to Lisa Christianson, President and Owner of Christianson & Company Commercial Real Estate Services. Jeff and Lisa have an in-depth conversation about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted various sectors of real estate, caused a reset in office design, building management and lease negotiations, and their predictions for the future.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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4 Ratings

Jim Huffington ,

Great editing

This is so well edited and produced! Great conversations too.

Always pLeasing ,

Interesting stuff!

Thanks Jeff and Greg for your insight!

Rkruzeski ,

Great Series

Thanks for doing these podcasts and I have enjoyed the variety of guests you have had.