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As US office space shrinks, so does workers' privacy

With rents surging as the office market rebounds, many companies are looking to cut costs.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 05:50
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Some property brokers make the pitch that firms can avoid a rent hike by moving to new quarters that are 20 or 25% smaller than what they had.

New York

DAFNA Sarnoff worked her way up to vice-president at American Express and what she remembers as "a desirable office". Later she was hired by a financial services company - bigger salary, bigger office. Then, in 2012, she was recruited by Yodle, a smaller, newer company that sells