Category: Trends

Talent, Performance & Culture Remain at the Crossroads of Workplace Strategy, But Companies Must Balance their Office Return Approach

After more than two years, many corporate leaders say full-time remote work is expiring. Labor Day marked a firm line in the sand for a range of prominent companies rolling out more defined in-person work policies. The news made widespread headlines with major media citing many notable companies as examples — all suggesting a carrot-and-stick approach. Check out how several leading corporations are requiring workers to spend more time in the office….

Office Developments: Returning to the Workplace

To better understand how employees, managers and decision-makers feel, we identified key trends and insights on the latest developments around Returning to the Workplace and the preferences, views, and beliefs of those using the office….

Why Tenants Get Stuck in Bad Leases & How to Avoid It

With the proliferation of institutional landlords in nearly every major U.S. market and across every asset class (not to mention an improving economy), commercial tenants encounter brokers anxious to make a deal and landlords under pressure from investors to stabilize rents. Even when the parties agree upon a “fair market rent”, today’s institutional landlord comes … Continued

Workplace Utilization: Is Productivity Location-Based?

In light of recent events surrounding COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders. Businesses of all shapes and sizes continue to grapple with the challenges presented by COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders. As we work to flatten the curve, many companies struggle with the decision to keep everyone working remotely or bring the team back to the office. How … Continued

Disadvantages of Working Remotely

Disadvantages of working remotely 100% of the time: Workers who are 100% remote tend to have lower employee engagement According to Gallup research, those with remote work options have the highest employee engagement, while those with no remote option and those who work remotely 100% of the time have lower employee engagement. A study of … Continued