My associate Coy Davidson who does office leasing out of our Houston Colliers office has a great web site and blogs …

4th January, 2012 - Posted by Jeffrey S. Weil, MCR.h, SIOR - No Comments

and in a recent posting reported on the Teknion  “Workplace of the Future”  which surveyed 30 large U.S. employers and design firms and concluded:   By 2015, workplace utilization is expected to increase from levels currently 35 to 50 percent to 85 percent as the desk-to-employee ratio continues to change …  77 percent more open, collaborative workspace with fewer offices, 62 percent more dense workspaces,  54 percent  reduce square footage through disposition, 46 percent more employees working remotely, and 31 percent mobile working programs including desk-sharing, office hoteling or co-working … some industry experts are predicting that the average workspace allocations per employee will be reduced from 200 square feet to 100 square feet per person by 2015 … what does this mean for the office industry, how will parking and HVAC systems accommodate this increased density, and what will this do to projected office leasing absorption figures?  Stay tuned …

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