Over the past decade amenities in and around office buildings have grown in quantity, popularity and creativity. The proliferation of office amenities was the outcome of several trends coalescing into a perfect storm of office real estate transformation: stiff competition for in-demand talent, supply-demand mismatch in employment, demographic shifts, higher-than-ever expectations from users, technological advances changing how and where work can be done, and a wealth of new, high-quality office development.
However, in today’s environment, the new challenge for employers and landlords is how to create environments that attract workers back into the office. The office—its workspaces, amenities and services—will need to be redesigned to support employees’ evolving needs.
In this article, we look at:
- How to create environments that attract workers back into the office
- What the future of work looks like
- How the pandemic will impact the office real estate market
- What changes will be implemented in a post-COVID-19 world