Despite the numerous opportunities to feel more connected the online world has provided, the more efficient and proficient the digital space becomes, the less offline interactions happen.
Instead of trying to get back to how things used to be, why not use this generational change in how people work to create something better? How can designers create great space that encourages more people to come into the workplace?
Hot desking was popularized in the 1990s to save space and reduce costs. In its simplest form, hot desking is a flexible office arrangement in which employees don’t have assigned desks. It originated to maximize office space in an expensive real estate market and has evolved to include shared spaces and shared devices.
Coworking spaces have become increasingly popular in recent years, as more and more entrepreneurs and freelancers seek flexible, affordable workspace solutions. However, with so many coworking spaces now available, it’s important to ensure that yours stands out from the crowd. In this post, we’ll explore 6 smart ways to make your coworking space more functional and profitable, helping you to attract and retain tenants and maximize your revenue potential.
In recent years, workplace culture has seen a massive shift beginning with the pandemic that forced numerous employees to work from home. This led to a new approach to working. Post-pandemic many employees still choose to work remotely however, they may not want to work alone from home.
Companies have been working tirelessly to enhance and improve the fluid working experience as a way to attract and retain employees in the highly competitive labor market. Coworking spaces are considered productivity destinations for employees.
There is an interesting paradox happening within the ongoing return-to-office discussion. No one wants to go back to the old ways, and yet everyone is longing for the way things used to be. Fortunately, there is a middle ground worth exploring.
Prior to the pandemic, access to daylight, greenspaces, and the natural environment was paramount to the evolution of the workspace. Now as more people are returning to the office, biophilic designs – the notion that humans are intrinsically drawn and attracted to nature – are becoming more and more central to office environments.
While the pandemic uprooted nearly every industry, the one most changed is arguably the workplace. Workers traded in their cubicles and water cooler chats for their couches and furry friends. And while companies are enticing their employees to come back to the office with hybrid work schedules and the return of happy hours, the physical workplace experience must be changed in order to create an environment that feels comfortable, enhances creativity, improves well-being and supports an overall positive outlook at a time when stress levels among U.S. adults are at an all-time high.