Toronto’s Premier Business Centre – Testimonials

We at The Rostie Group take customer service very seriously. A successful business meeting for you means we have done all we can to provide your company with everything you need to best present yourself in the most professional way. We firmly believe in collaboration with our tenants and clients and we continue to improve our facilities and work with our customers to solidify ourselves as Toronto’s Premier Business Centre.

Still not convinced? Visit torontomeetings.com today and book a tour of our facilities and see for yourself what separates us from other business centres.

 

The Rostie Group Provides the most convenient access and executive facilities of any Business Centre in Toronto

Aside from being Toronto’s most executive Business Centre, we also provide our clients and tenants with the easiest route to and from our WaterPark Place building. We make your meetings and office spaces the most conveniently accessible for our customers.

The PATH (which is a series of indoor walkways that connect many of Toronto’s large business facilities and condos in the South Core) is a convenient means of getting to our location without ever having to step outside. This sought after connection provides our customers with the ability to travel through our pristine facilities to get to our Business Centre; located at 20 Bay st. With winter quickly approaching, this is something that people often take for granted but we are pleased to showcase this as it is a great feature for those who are coming into downtown core of the city via train or subway from the Union GO Station.

Here at The Rostie Group we are more than happy to offer Waterfront accommodations to our clients without the Waterfront chill that comes when Toronto’s winter months arrive.

With a wide variety of food and restaurant options, both in our lobby and with PATH connection to Maple Leafs Square, there is never a shortage of options to enjoy a meal or entertain a client while never having to throw on your winter coat. We have easy connections to the Air Canada Centre as well if you plan on catching a game or concert after the work day.

Come explore for yourself the benefits of hosting your next meeting in Toronto’s thriving Financial South Core and see the difference our premier facilities can deliver compared to other meeting room spaces in Toronto. We offer a vast array of services including

  • Everything from day offices to meeting rooms fully furnished and available at any notice.
  • Committed specialist support from any of our teams (catering, IT support etc).
  • Fully furnished Team Space. Your entire company can find a home in the Rostie Group.
  • Rostie Group meeting rooms, voice over IP, videoconferencing, full service kitchen and business lounge all available at or for preferred rates.
  • Open, shared, or private workspace with secure access.

Visit rostiegroup.com today and experience the difference

December Roast of the Month

 

“Sweetly bright, balanced, classic. Ripe tangerine, apricot, honeysuckle-like flowers, hazelnut, fresh-cut cedar in aroma and cup. Delicate, lively acidity; lightly plush mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a gently tart, richly balanced finish.”

– CoffeeReview.com (March 2015)

The Las Hermosas farmer relationship project started in 2004 when we discovered an exceptional Colombian coffee from a farming co-operative in the South Tolima region. In an effort to give back to this community, we donate funds each year to support projects that improve the local standard of living.

To date, we have supported numerous projects:construction of parabolic drying beds for 200 small family farms to improve quality;

– a cupping lab in Ibague with the equipment required for coffee quality analysis;
– a complete overhaul of sanitation and water purification systems for seven schools in the region;
– set-up of multiple computer labs within schools in the region for business and educational use.

Better social and economic conditions also create an environment where premium quality production is possible. As evidence of this, farmers from the Las Hermosas co-operative placed 1st, 3rd and 7th in Colombia’s Cup of Excellence competition.

Thanks to our customers, we have been able to donate tens of thousands of dollars back to this small farming co-operative that supplies us with the best Colombian coffee in the world.

Be sure to check back in each issue of The Scoop to learn more about our selected
coffee of the month, offered at all Rostie Group meeting spaces.

The December Scoop is out!

Coworking

Any size company can benefit from flexible, low cost workspace solutions that don’t require a long-term commitment. Above and beyond the scope of traditional business incubators, our Coworking spaces aren’t just for startups with high-growth potential.

The Staff Meeting.

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Shall we begin..

The secret to a growing company is ‘intellectual capital’. Seeking out, hiring and retaining the best in breed. These are your employees.  One person can come up with an innovative idea, patent it on your behalf and game on – let the salad days begin for your company.

If you don’t have a written and distributed agenda for the attendees, don’t have a meeting. If no action items come out of a meeting, you have wasted an hour (or more) of your valuable workday. Staff meetings are a wonderful and neutral environment to discuss items of mutual benefit for the attendees.

Finding the optimal work equilibrium for the employee is found in the 6 T model. Time, Training, Talent, Task, Tools and Technology. Think of the 6 T’s as a hexagon, each of the 6 sides proportional. If proportional the employee is most likely a key contributor to the company’s success. If one, or more, of the 6 T’s is either missing or excessive, the shape of the hexagon gets skewed.

This provides ‘a great disturbance in the Force.’

This is not a problem but merely an opportunity to expose gaps. Once identified, management should create a plan to provide solutions to these same gaps and bring the employees’ skills into equilibrium. It will also reduce the anxiety an employee might feel, particularly for those who want to out-perform, yet feel they are missing key criteria to succeed. Finding people, giving them an environment to thrive, the right tools to succeed and appropriate motivation and rewards. Studies have shown everyone has a different and unique reward system. Be it trophies or dinners or public recognition or time off or monetary gain. The list is beyond the scope of this article but it is long and varied.  Don’t forget, everybody needs a personal win now and then.

Always set aside some time for greenfield brainstorming. An open and hopefully energetic session to introduce new ideas and maybe even new problems. Don’t forget, in the sales world a problem is in truth an opportunity. Remember, a wonderful nugget can be gleaned from the unlikeliest of sources, or a simple comment can inspire others to add more. This is compound interest at its finest. A common ground where title and position on the organizational chart must have no importance. For managers, the art of listening, and not talking, is an acquired and vital skill. Some of the best speeches in the history of mankind were cleverly interrupted by the speaker with planned periods of silence. Your receptionists for example, are probably the most customer facing individuals in your employ.  They have the best seat in the house to observe positive and negative words and expressions of your customers. They have the unique position to make and take immediate action to quell any discontent, or hopefully broadcast good news.

‘A happy customer tells 2 to 3 people of their experience. An unhappy customer tells 10 people.’ Let the ideas continue. 

The November Scoop is Out!

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We are excited to announce that this is our largest edition of The Scoop yet.

If you would like to advertise in our growing newsletter we are always happy to showcase local companies and community partners.
For more information on advertising, email 
marketing@rostiegroup.com

 

Coworking boosts your ideas and builds your business

Coworking is more than just a desk at an office that is not your own. It is a community that generates innovation and provides people with access to like-minded individuals and business solution services. With small businesses becoming easier and easier to build from the ground up, coworking space creates an environment where collaboration and mutual energy can manifest itself in a way to build your ideas. The concept of bringing your laptop to the local Starbucks to work on a project has evolved into a practice where the coworking space IS your daily office routine for growing your business.

Coworking spaces offer flexibility with regards to location and the commitment that comes from leasing a space for yourself. A temporary desk and a virtual office can give your business both credibility and the perception that will attract people to your brand. These services also take the pressure off the administrative details and allow you to focus solely on your startup.

Many coworking locations, such as The Rostie Group, can also provide other business amenities such as meeting rooms and lounge areas for times when you are hosting a client.

The landscape of business continues to shift towards customisation and coworking provides people with the options to suit their needs. Whether it be one week or an extended residency at a desk, coworking represents a change in how people conduct business and build the ideas of the future.