WeWork once again eyes potential IPO, Industrious expands internationally, and Knotel continues to struggle.
October 31, 2020
Worrying new research shows that employee burnout has reached a two-year high.
October 28, 2020
The flexible workspace market in Latin America is experiencing increased demand, with as much as 90% of LATAM operators planning to expand over the next 12 months.
October 26, 2020
Fitch Ratings Downgrades WeWork Bloomberg reported this week that “Fitch Ratings downgraded troubled coworking company WeWork and warned that the…
October 24, 2020
De-densification is driving an increase in flexible and remote work, and companies expect their workplace needs to change significantly. More than half of tech firms are considering shedding office space in the next twelve to eighteen months, with flexible workspace operators expected to benefit from the shift.
October 23, 2020
Protecting the health and wellbeing of employees has emerged as the number one challenge to optimizing the workplace, according to recent report.
October 21, 2020
A recent survey found that people are getting irritated by virtual meetings for a number of reasons. From “You’re on mute” to “I need to jump on another call”, here are 10 of the current online meeting pet peeves.
October 20, 2020
A recent survey found that 65% of employees want to work remotely full-time post-pandemic. When requesting long-term remote work, these templates will help — but most importantly, make sure you present the benefits and advantages that this arrangement will bring to your employer.
October 19, 2020
One main shift in the business world today is the increasing number of remote, contractual, and independent workers. While a more flexible workforce enables tasks to be completed faster, it comes with certain management challenges — and that’s where ‘shadow HR’ comes in.
October 16, 2020
Did you know that 41% of employees regularly feel stressed or burned out at work? To coincide with World Mental Health Day and to shine a light on the link between individual wellness and productivity at work, here is a global roundup of statistics about mental health in the workplace.
October 14, 2020
A satellite office is a smaller office, often called a branch office, that is physically separate from a company’s headquarters. With remote work on the rise, satellite offices are becoming increasingly popular as they provide home-based workers with a local environment that’s close to home and equipped with the tools they need to be productive.
October 12, 2020
This week’s top stories include IWG is planning to close 20% of its NYC portfolio and Hulu lands the WeWork documentary, slated to air next year.
October 10, 2020
Younger workers expect shorter hours and a more flexible working week going forward, according to a survey of 1,000 office workers. However the office is still valuable, with the majority of respondents currently missing the social aspect and being able to bounce ideas off other people.
October 9, 2020
COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of keeping active during the working day to combat sedentary behavior. Simple interventions in workplace design — such as sit-stand desks, activity-based zones and ergonomic workstation equipment — can encourage active working for a healthier lifestyle.
October 7, 2020
New research from Cushman & Wakefield suggests that office vacancies will rise and rental values will drop until at least 2022. However, the long-term view is that the office will “continue to serve a critical role in the way firms operate,” which poses new opportunities for CRE and flexible offices.
October 5, 2020