Miami’s office market continues to be dependent on coworking firms to fill their spaces, but some landlords are concerned that their absorption rate is becoming too much.
What does the new generation need out of a workplace?
Modeling a business to suit the new generation of workers involves reconfiguring the workspace to include collaboration, appropriate design, and promoting wellness as is expected by up and coming employees.
With a mesh of generations working together, it is vital to offer an agile workspace that caters to Millennials, Baby Boomers, introverts, extroverts and whoever else.
Designing a space that reflects today’s evolving workforce can be tricky. The normal 9-to-5, cubicle-esque office is transforming into a more connected environment. Meeting with team members, social interactions, connecting with the company’s culture and feeling apart of its community are expected in the modern workplace.
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While many organizations offer remote working, many people still seek to work out of an office surrounded by like-minded professionals and collaborate on projects.
To retain and attract prospective employees, it is important to provide a collaborative, yet assorted workplace design.
Offices today should very much consider implementing some sort of wellness program. Wellness in the workplace might be one of the biggest trends and has no signs of going away.
Something as simple as offering standing desks can promote health. Additionally, an HR representative can help guide and advise people in order for them to do their best.
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Gym-coworking hybrids have gained traction recently, allowing members to be productive at work while encouraging them to take care of their physical and mental health.
The 2019 Global Coworking Survey has revealed that there is to be 2.2 million coworking members by the end of this year and identified the state of the industry so far.
Office Depot has been testing out coworking spaces within three of their existing locations in an effort to expand its current services and drive traffic into stores.
Just ahead of its IPO, WeWork has signed four new Manhattan leases to open its “Headquarters by WeWork” offering dedicated to providing un-branded spaces for clients.
Despite the coworking industry seeming congested, operators are not concerned about the competition as each coworking space gears its services to a specific audience.
Flexibility in the workplace has become a common option for workers, but some firms are going further by becoming 100% remote so staff can work from wherever they please.
Coworking firms, such as WeWork and Knotel, have been rapidly expanding their footprint in New York’s Flatiron District as it becomes the city’s hub for shared offices.
British brand Established & Sons have introduced four new furniture designs that aim to create a more comfortable workplace, while also being functional to homes.
Condeco’s newest research paper found that 41% of employers offer remote working, thanks largely in part to major technological advancements that are sweeping workplaces.
Industrious is partnering up with national retail and mixed-use developer Seritage Growth Properties to brings its coworking spaces into five of the retailers locations.
Companies have accepted that wellness in the workplace should be prioritized, but the trendiness of it can overshadow what is most effective — starting from the basics.