If you walk into a tech company headquartered in San Francisco or Seattle, there is a good chance you will see a puppy or two running around the office. But East Coast cities have been slow to embrace dog-friendliness in the workplace, something brokers and landlords say is beginning to change.
One of the top brokers representing tech companies in DC, JLL senior vice president Andy O'Brien, said he has recently started to notice his clients wanting offices that allow them to bring dogs to work.
“More and more tenants want dogs," O'Brien said. “It keeps coming up. The newer, more progressive-type companies think dogs are extremely important for morale within the space.”
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