NBS Blog: Blog

March 13, 2024

NBS Ownership Transition Based on Continuity, Not Change

NBS completed the final phase of our succession plan that began back in 2017, transitioning the business from Rich Schwabauer to our four other shareholders.

February 21, 2024

A Year of Spreading Positivity, High Fives and Good Vibes

As we look ahead to the exciting changes that we anticipate this year, now is the perfect time to focus a little extra on spreading positivity, both in and outside the office.

NBS Refresh Your Space in 2024

January 22, 2024

Top 4 Ways to Refresh Your Space in 2024

What better way to enhance your work experience in the new year than with a refreshed work environment? Even if you’re not ready for a complete renovation, there are several ways to revamp your workplace without breaking the bank.

NBS Rudolph to the Rescue 2023

December 20, 2023

‘Tis the Season of Giving: NBS Rudolph to the Rescue 2023

One of our favorite holiday traditions at NBS is Rudolph to the Rescue, a time where our team comes together to provide financial assistance to families and organizations in the communities where we work, serve and live. Here’s how each of our teams gave back this year!

NBS Renson Pergolas Outdoor Wrokspaces

December 11, 2023

The Benefits of Extending Your Office to the Outdoors

To attract people back to the office, organizations should consider doing more than just offering flexible hybrid work schedules and team happy hours. Organizations need to rethink the physical workplace and create a unique experience that makes the commute worthwhile.

September 12, 2023

NBS Recognized as a Steelcase Premier Partner for the 11th Year

We are thrilled to announce that we have achieved Steelcase Premier Partner status for 2022. NBS is one of only four Steelcase dealers in North America to earn this esteemed recognition for 11 consecutive years, so we are feeling especially proud of our team and our accomplishments.

NBS PreConstruction

August 24, 2023

NBS Pre-Construction Services: Achieve Your Desired Space on Time and on Budget

When considering an upgrade or entire renovation of your space, meticulous planning and preparation are key to the project’s success. This is where our Construction Solutions team shines, offering pre-construction services that allow for an efficient and seamless project process and execution.

NBS Microsoft Teams Front Row Video Sharing

July 5, 2023

Meet Eye-To-Eye with Microsoft Teams Front Row

Do you ever wish your remote team meeting was just as engaging as it is when you are all in the room together? The latest videoconferencing experience from Microsoft can do just that. As more companies adopt a hybrid work model, it’s important to redesign the workplace with collaboration and connection in mind.

NBS Neocon 2023 Featured Products

June 22, 2023

NeoCon Trends 2023: Color, Comfort and Collaboration

NeoCon is the most popular event of the year for the commercial interior design industry, showcasing the latest and greatest from hundreds of leading furniture, textile and floorcovering manufacturers. This event never fails to “wow” us by exposing us to the most inspiring and innovative workplace solutions and trends.

5 Ways to Draw People to the Workplace

April 18, 2023

Top 5 Ways to Draw People to the Workplace

Organizations today are focusing on how to attract and retain top talent, keep their people happy, and inspire them to work from the office instead of at home. One way to achieve this is by creating an engaging, comfortable and modern workplace that gets people excited about coming to their work environment.

NBS Experience 2023 Theme

February 20, 2023

A Year of Sharing Our Talents & Celebrating Our Culture

While each NBS team member works from the same organization and may have similar roles, our range of personal experiences, journeys, skills and personalities help shape who we are as individuals and what we bring to the company. Our one-of-a-kind company culture is a direct result of our amazing people.

NBS T1V Interior Integrator

January 16, 2023

NBS Interior Integration: One Company, Amazing Results

Ever walk into a space and think “wow”? Amazing spaces like that don’t just happen; it takes knowledgeable experts who understand the nuances of interior spaces and how people interact within them. Creating functional, inspiring and productive spaces is a complex process, but NBS makes everything come together seamlessly.

NBS Rudolph to the Rescue Toys for Tots 2022

December 21, 2022

NBS Rudolph to the Rescue: Spreading Holiday Cheer to Our Local Communities

For many of us, the holiday season means giving back, enjoying a variety of fun winter activities, and spending time with friends, family and co-workers. NBS’s favorite holiday tradition? Rudolph to the Rescue – an initiative started years ago that provides financial assistance to local families and organizations during the holidays.

Rose Moving & Storage

November 21, 2022

Relocation Made Easy with Rose Moving & Storage

Many of us have experienced the stresses of moving, transporting our belongings, or simply running out of storage space. Thanks to NBS’s strategic partnership with Rose Moving & Storage, these troubles can be put to rest. Whether you’re looking to store or move your furniture, we’ve got you covered.

NBS The View Meeting Space Transformation

July 18, 2022

Transforming the Workplace: Enhanced Acoustics, Architecture and Technology

As the world and workplace continue to evolve, so do our NBS showrooms. Recently, our very own team redesigned and reconstructed a space we call “The View,” a collaborative meeting space in our Troy Experience Center. We integrated architectural elements, furniture and technology solutions to create a more useful and engaging space.

NBS Rocket Mortgage Classic 2022

June 30, 2022

The Rocket Mortgage Classic: More than Just a Golf Tournament

I finally had the chance to attend the Rocket Mortgage Classic alongside my NBS teammates. Being in my first year on the Business Development team at NBS, I quickly discovered that this tournament is something we greatly support as a company. When it comes to the Rocket Mortgage Classic, we go all out!

Steelcase showcase at Neocon 2022

June 28, 2022

NeoCon Through the Eyes of a First-Time Attendee

I was about to embark on my first ever NeoCon journey. If you haven’t heard, NeoCon is the most popular event of the year for the commercial interior design industry, showcasing innovative workplace solutions from more than 400 leading companies.

Compelling, technology-enabled workplaces will help people innovate, collaborate and communicate.

June 20, 2022

Technology and the Future of Work: What You Need to Know

Today, organizations are taking intentional steps toward creating compelling, technology-enabled workplaces to keep up with the needs and expectations of employees. The future of work requires instant communication, enhanced connectivity, interactive digital experiences, and even components that support employee wellbeing and productivity.

What People Want in the Workplace Today Might Surprise You

May 20, 2022

What People Want in the Workplace Today May Surprise You

One thing we’ve learned from the onset of hybrid work is that it’s changed employees’ expectations for their workplace. Now more than ever, people want to feel a sense of belonging, be productive and have greater control over where and how they work.

NBS Hybrid Learning

April 18, 2022

Rethinking Classrooms for Improved Hybrid Learning

It’s no doubt that the physical classroom we once knew has changed the last couple of years, and for many, it’s been hard to keep up with. Students and educators felt confused and overwhelmed after the classroom suddenly switched from completely physical to fully virtual.

NBS Integrated AV

February 28, 2022

Is Your AV Integrated? Here’s Why It Should Be

Technology is a key player in how we work today. Often technology is thought about last in space planning. In reality, it should be considered early in the process, as it has become an integral part in the way we meet and connect.

NBS 2022 Inspired

February 8, 2022

A Year of Being Inspired & Celebrating Our Passions

While the past couple of years have been difficult for most of us, we all have something that has kept us going each and every day. Despite all the struggles we’ve faced, we had time to figure out what we love doing, pick up new hobbies and realize who means the most to us.

NBS Pilot Space

December 13, 2021

Pilot Workspaces Make Change a Little Less Scary

When thinking of entirely redesigning a space, organizations typically are hesitant because of the time and money that need to be invested. Thanks to pilot spaces and prototypes, organizations can test out new applications and products on a small scale to start.

November 22, 2021

Spread Some Joy & Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shopping small and local this year is more important than ever. Supporting the creative and dedicated small business owners in our communities is our opportunity to invest back in our neighbors while giving this holiday season. Our small business gift guide offers ideas for where to shop in each of our NBS regions.