CBRE’s office utilization survey finds increase in collaborative space design.

Employees’ workstyles have changed more in the past two years than in the previous 20, according to a new report about office space utilization by CBRE.

Momentum was found with including larger workstations, fewer private offices, more use of desk-reservation systems and a greater emphasis on shared space and amenities are trending positively today, with 90% of respondents saying they now routinely gather utilization data – be it access-card swipes, Wi-Fi logins or occupancy-sensor data.

The survey was based on 60 clients of CBRE’s Occupancy Management practice.

CBRE found that space monitoring “equips those companies to make decisions about how to allocate their office space to various uses and whether to expand or shrink their overall office portfolio.”

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By Erika Morphy I November 10, 2022, Globe Street