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Targeted Repositioning of Outdated Office Buildings

03 24 2023 — by Arium

As owners consider repositioning their older office buildings, researchers warn not to make improvements without aligning with the property’s location and infrastructure. The Cushman & Wakefield Report recommends that owners consider enhancements like adding amenity space, modernizing common areas, and upgrading elevators. However, any upgrades must consider what sets a building apart from its competition. Continue Reading

Commercial Design Trends for 2023

02 14 2023 — by Arium

Like all disciplines of design, the commercial sector is constantly evolving. We know that what is popular today can be dated in a month. A good design captures the latest trends and incorporates them into a timeless and classic design. As we embark on 2023, Arium AE’s Senior Interior Designer, Samantha Butcher, provides some of the top design trends you should watch.  Continue Reading

New Zoning Amendment in Arlington, VA – If You Build It…

02 02 2023 — by Arium

Arium AE is ready to help local businesses take advantage of a new zoning amendment designed to help increase occupancy and bring people back to city centers.

With the increase of hybrid and remote work, many downtown districts throughout the region are facing lower occupancy than in previous years. Continue Reading

Arium AE is Now Hiring: Seeking an Experienced Architect

12 08 2022 — by Arium

Arium AE, an energetic architecture and engineering design firm, is seeking an experienced Architect to join our growing mid-sized team. We are a friendly, well-established design practice with commercial, industrial, institutional, and government projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Our integrated studio provides a full range of services from schematic design to construction administration on a wide range of project types of new construction and interior renovations. Continue Reading

BOMA Measurements Help Landlords Reposition Properties

07 25 2022 — by Arium

As landlords reposition their vacant office buildings, the addition of new amenity-rich spaces, such as video conference rooms, lounges, gyms, shower rooms, and expansive breakrooms, has created a push for space recalculation. Arium AE’s design professionals are experts in BOMA area measurement calculation methods. Continue Reading