BOMA International (Washington), along with a group of industry sponsors, is launching a research project to learn how providing more effective and efficient office workspaces affects the economic performance of commercial real estate assets. Joining BOMA in this effort are SMED International, Interface, the New Buildings Institute and Armstrong World Industries. Also assisting with a vast body of knowledge and expertise on workplace issues are the U.S. General Services Administration (USGSA) and Public Works General Services Canada (PWGSC).