Cushman&Wakefield The Edge magazine. How a global pandemic changed the world
There is little doubt that the built environment will need to adapt as a result of these unfortunate circumstances. The bigger question is whether the office has changed forever or if we even need offices at all. The unequivocal answer to both questions is yes. The workplace and the chance to work from home are not one-size-fits-all solutions.
Going forward, the office of the future will become a place for connectivity, both virtual and physical. Businesses will need to create an environment that people will want to spend time in as opposed to seeing it as a daily chore, which will impact space layouts, amenities and location (given the pain of employee commutes).