advertisement advertisement advertisement When it comes to offices in skyscrapers, the higher the floor, the higher the rent. One study of nearly 2,000 buildings found that every floor above the second was 0.6% more expensive than the one below it. That rate increases even more sharply above the 40th floor. One big part of this is the view that higher floors have. And whether they realize it or not, the occupants of higher floors are often being robbed of this very expensive amenity by their own window shading. advertisement advertisement "If you're in a skyscraper, you're paying for a view. But when you have blinds and conventional glass, you don't actually have your view because your blinds tend to be down most of the time," says Rahul Bammi, chief business officer of View , a company that produces self-tinting and app-controlled windows. Taking down the blinds may sound trivial, but window shading can get expensive , running from around $3 per square foot for simple Venetian blinds to more than $40 per square foot for motorized roller systems. View's windows aren't cheap either. The cost to buy and install them is about $55 per square foot, according to the company…. Read full this story
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