Our weekly round up of workplace news from around the web.
- HR Dive reports that as trendy, upscale co-working spaces spread to cities across the U.S., traditional companies are looking to mirror their hospitable vibe.
- Both Amazon and Apple announced plans to grow their U.S. footprints, says The Street, but how they went about it reveals quite a bit about how the companies do business.
- Until recently, many companies viewed their workplaces as independent of their core corporate responsibilities and sources of profit. But now, reports the Colorado Real Estate Journal, there are clear metrics that support designing for human health to provide financial returns.
- Forbes interviews Alan Philips, the former SVP of Brand Experience of WeWork who shares his life lessons on turning spaces into experiences, and ideas into brands.