Cushman & Wakefield Reports on Return to the Office
By Cushman & Wakefield, a global commercial real estate services firm
The Current Situation:
Employee Preferences: How Much Flexibility is Desired?
Things to Watch…
Optimism about RTO plans is abating. When asked in early 2021 about the share of their workers who would be back in the office five days a week in the future, executives said 50 percent; now that percentage is down to 20. (Gartner)
Inflation may hinder RTO as costs climb.
Tight labor markets = employees have all the leverage. Workplace strategy is therefore top-of-mind for occupiers. How might that change if economic fundamentals shift?