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“The internet of everything is redefining how we work, live, play & learn and it’s happening at Cisco Canada’s new headquarters in downtown Toronto.” I’m not sure everyone will agree that a “blending of work life & social life” is what we’re striving for, but I think you will agree that an employer who cares so much about your “comfort” is pretty awesome!
Although there’s a lot new here, I have seen some of these before right here in Saint John in the Salesforce office space in Brunswick Square. That being said, there are some innovative ideas… the smart touch screens by the elevators, the customizable intelligent workstations & the proactive climate controls are pretty cool!
VACANT BUILDING PROGRAM
Through this Program, the City of Saint John hopes to reinvest in its historic building stock, the stabilization of residential neighbourhoods and the vibrancy of the Uptown area. Vacant Building grants include: (more…)
86 Prince William Street, Saint John, New Brunswick The Creative Soup Building
INTERVIEW WITH DEREK RIEDLE ABOUT THE BUILDING NAME & SIGN
Q. Is there a back story behind the name/design?
A. This building has been a labour of love since from the beginning. We wanted to create an identity for it. For a while it was called “Revolution House” but that didn’t really stick. We wanted something catchy. The list of tenants that call this property home is a very creative mix. We had been bouncing potential names around… I shouted out to Greg Hemmings “creative soup” and we both knew instantly…that was it!” Tenants in the building include: Revolution Strategy, Talons of Venice, Riedle Urban Spaces, Liquid Gold, Java Moose, Hemmings House Pictures, Kim Jakobsen Design, ArtsLink NB
Q.Did you have to get approval from heritage and was that difficult to obtain? (more…)