How to Protect Your Facilities Against ADA Lawsuits

Last week at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s class titled ADA and Facility Access Compliance: An Advanced Interpretation and Application Workshop on Federal Accessibility Requirements, Irene Bowen shared some pretty alarming statistics and noteworthy news, including that Title III ADA lawsuits are up 63% this year over last year. 1. The number of ADA lawsuits filed in the … READ MORE

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Retail Trends: Standing Out Above the Crowd

In today’s highly competitive retail industry, every store must stand out from the crowd. From omnichannel marketing, to social media selling, and smartphone applications, retail trends are  reflecting a more connected and educated consumer base. However, in all of these platforms, perhaps the most compelling element that speaks both to Baby Boomers and Millennials is customer experience. The layout of … READ MORE

The Top 5 ADA Compliance Myths You Should Know

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design generally is not considered a “sexy” topic, but it is an important one. While many property owners have experienced first-hand how an ADA lawsuit can have a detrimental impact on a company’s finances and reputation, others still are unclear on what exactly the ADA Standards are and why they must … READ MORE