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Entries for September 2020

Is Your Company Suffering From the "Productivity Tax"?
Six months into the work from home experiment may be proving too much for employers as they begin to see massive declines in productivity from employees who have traditionally worked in the office and are now working from home.  A recent article in the Commercial Observer confirms as much.  This drop in output is being referred to as the "productivity tax" due to many employees feeling exhausted working from home every day and not as motivated without personal interaction.  To read the full article click here.

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A Bold View On Office Space

Posted on September 15, 2020 in: News

A Bold View On Office Space
MetLife Investment Management (MIM) findings upend conventional wisdom about what might happen to office space demand post-COVID-19. With many companies planning return to office for employees, health considerations may actually lead to a need for more space within those offices.  In this Wall Street Journal article, MetLife Investment Management research believes the office space will certainly look bigger in the future.  To read the full article click here.

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The Post-COVID Office Will Be Very Different

Posted on September 01, 2020 in: News

The Post-COVID Office Will Be Very Different
Recently, Diane Hoskins and Andy Cohen (Co-CEO’s from Gensler) were interviewed by Fortune Magazine to discuss what they are working on to “de-densify” future office spaces.  According to their research, only 14% of people want to work from home full-time, suggesting the COVID-19 pandemic has NOT killed the office space.  To read about the big ideas they are working on, click here.

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