Tom Lynn Lynn says businesses will do just about anything to be perceived as cool and collaborative.

DALLAS—C-level executives are stepping outside traditions to recruit and retain employees, especially Millennials and Gen Zers. Recruiting and retaining top talent is no easy feat, especially in highly competitive cities where companies are relocating in droves. While large salaries and unlimited time off are a few variables that can provide an edge, companies are turning to trendy office spaces and amenities to provide a competitive edge. In this exclusive, NAI Robert Lynn’s James Davis, vice president, office division, and Tom Lynn, chairman, president, office division, recently discussed the top trends emerging as companies look to relocate or redesign space.