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Aron Susman
Aron is one of the co-founders of TheSquareFoot, an online platform that simplifies commercial real estate leasing by connecting prospective tenants with landlords, brokers and other service and product providers. Tenants get an easy way to search listing and manage the process; landlords get a more efficient way to market properties.

Most recently a Vice President with Medical Design Technologies a healthcare technology company, Aron oversaw the company’s financial, accounting and business development efforts.

Aron began his career in the International Mergers & Acquisitions group at Deloitte in Houston. He graduated cum laude from the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a masters degree in accounting and holds a CPA license.

Entries by Aron Susman

Where New York City Tech Companies Make Their Homes

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Over a year ago, I shared a post about where the hottest New York City tech companies were leasing their offices. Well, it has been a year, so we created an updated map at TheSquareFoot.

What you will notice is that many companies have started moving...

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5 Problems With the Traditional Office Search and How to Solve Them

(1) Comments | Posted May 27, 2015 | 12:17 PM

The right office is integral to the success of your company, but finding the right office isn't easy. Identifying these five typical problems in the office search will give you a better chance of finding the perfect space.

1. Not considering enough options

The best way to find a suitable...

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We Knew an Inter-Office Message Tool Would Improve Communication, Little Did We Know it Would Improve Company Culture

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2014 | 10:01 AM

Because it's what we help so many other companies do, getting great space for ourselves was obviously a top priority. We opted for an open floor plan. We love how this layout fosters a strong sense of community and openness for our team. Still, there are plenty of drawbacks in...

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What's a Stand-Up Meeting and Why Is It Beneficial?

(0) Comments | Posted October 2, 2014 | 8:09 AM

TheSquareFoot is a small and active team of hustling entrepreneurs, it's not always easy to keep track of what projects everyone else is working on. Our roles are all so different! Especially as a small team each trying to hit a number of targets and each wearing a...

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Coolest Fictional Office Space -- Thomas Crown Affair

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 11:52 AM

Given that TheSquareFoot helps people find office space, it's only natural that I often think about my favorite offices in New York. My brain tends to go on tangents pretty frequently, so sometimes I begin to think about my favorite fictional office space. I was struggling with deciding which was...

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Where Are the Hottest Startup Offices in New York City?

(1) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 10:54 AM

Everyone knows New York is quickly becoming one of the best places in the world to be a tech company. TheSquareFoot (my company!), a site that enables businesses to search and find the ideal space to set up shop, thought it would be fun to...

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Chief Pessimism Officer: Annoying, Yet Necessary?

(0) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 11:56 AM

The other day, I was telling a friend about the progress that we have made helping businesses find office space online at TheSquareFoot. He commented on how exciting and fortunate we were to be seeing such great growth. I did what I normally do and tempered their enthusiasm....

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We've Won!! Oh Wait, the Game Just Started

(0) Comments | Posted September 13, 2013 | 11:21 AM

One of the hardest things about building a company is knowing that you are always one fatal mistake away from your excellent idea crashing and burning in a fraction of the time it took to achieve your successes to date.

This is especially true when bootstrapping a...

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Coworking Taking Hold in New York City

(1) Comments | Posted August 26, 2013 | 11:05 AM

One of the main trends in real estate -- especially as it touches startups -- has been the proliferation of coworking spaces. NYC is on the forefront of this trend and by last count there are more than 30 of them spread throughout the city.

Coworking is a style...

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Life Catalysts and Renewed Perspective on Taking Risks

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2013 | 12:51 PM


With Father's Day having recently passed, it made me reflect even more (I do everyday) on my father who passed away almost 6 years ago. I began to think about my life and where I have been since that fateful day. I...

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If You Don't Know, Now You Know

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 11:43 AM


Getting accepted into an accelerator is an exciting time for a startup. Visions of the program being the last piece of the puzzle to becoming a young, hip company loved by all enter the mind. Dreams of what the daily life will...

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The Next "No"

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 6:03 PM

It seems like when anyone gets into the startup game, one of the first things that they begin to hear is that they need to have thick skin. A hard exterior is necessary protection from all the "No"s and "That won't work"s that s/he is going to hear over the...

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Lessons Learned

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2013 | 2:45 PM

I joined my first startup about four years ago, in what I thought was early in the life of the company. We had about 50 paying enterprise customers using the company's product who were willing and eager to share feedback to make the product better. At the time, I assumed...

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