Three Trends in Fitness Center Design

June 12, 2018 | Danielle Browne

Example of energizing paint colors and use of modular fitness equipment to create a welcoming environment in a small, windowless corporate fitness center.

Corporate fitness centers have come a long way. Gone are the days of dark, small spaces tucked away in a basement or parking garage. Most Class A commercial real estate floor plans give substantial space to high-end fitness centers filled with the latest in equipment and design finishes.

Using Customer Satisfaction Surveys to Create a Member-Focused Fitness Center

June 1, 2018 | Danielle Browne

Having an on-site corporate fitness center doesn’t necessarily mean you have a captive audience who will use the facility on a regular basis. What's your member retention strategy?

Much like a commercial facility, you need to nurture your members and provide them with a variety of reasons to regularly use the gym and participate in activities. But how do you know what they want? A customer satisfaction survey is a good place to start.

Staffed vs. Unstaffed Fitness Centers as a Tenant Amenity: Myth vs. Fact

April 3, 2018 | Danielle Browne

If you’re a property manager in a corporate or multi-family residential property and you have a fitness center, do you staff it? Here are the 6 quick myths versus facts.

Is Your Small Fitness Center ADA Accessible?

July 12, 2017 | Danielle Browne

Providing access to people of all abilities should be an important consideration when designing or refreshing your small fitness center. The Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA), passed in 1990, did not include fitness centers in its original scope. It’s since been updated to include fitness centers with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design.

How To Make Your Fitness Center a Valuable Tenant Amenity

June 21, 2017 | Danielle Browne


Construction cranes dot the downtown Seattle landscape as far as the eye can see. Condos, hotels, office and multi-use spaces are being built at a lightning pace. Competition’s tough in the commercial and corporate real estate market these days - what are you doing to keep up?

How to Optimize the Design of Your Small Fitness Center

September 22, 2016 | Danielle Browne


Your fitness center was built as an afterthought. It’s small, filled with random equipment and is not user friendly. You want to expand, but more space is not an option. What do you do?

Employee Fitness Without a Fitness Center

September 9, 2016 | Danielle Browne

You’re looking for ways to engage your employees or tenants around fitness and wellness but you don’t have a dedicated fitness center. No problem! You don’t need a large, fully staffed fitness facility to provide your people with a robust fitness experience. Offering a group fitness program can help achieve this. Here’s how:

Leverage Fitness Center Staff to Promote Employee Engagement Programs

August 3, 2016 | Danielle Browne

Friendly and knowledgeable fitness center staff can spread the word about your corporate wellness programs.

If you have a staffed, corporate fitness center from a reputable fitness management company, you’re in luck. You have at your disposal a team of skilled health and fitness specialists who are experts in communication, goal-setting and long-term behavior change - perfect for ensuring your employee engagement initiatives are reaching your employees.

Three Trends in Corporate and Tenant Fitness Centers

July 20, 2016 | Danielle Browne

These days, a corporate or tenant fitness center is more than an assortment of cardio equipment, machines and a mat or two. People are much savvier about fitness and have access to tools and information not available even five years ago.

Here are several things you can do to upgrade your space to keep in step with the latest fitness trends and keep your members engaged and coming back for more.

It's The Little Things When It Comes to Fitness Center Management

June 16, 2016 | Danielle Browne

So you’ve built a fitness center for your property. Tenants are happy. Employees think it’s a great perk. But a month or two in, attendance has dropped. Equipment is dirty or not working, people have started to complain and usage has dropped.

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