2020 reforecast: Niki Fuchs in Property Week

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Published: 9 Mar 2021 9:29

“We’re in a strong place to meet demand that we expect to grow in coming months”

In a recent piece for Property Week, OSiT Managing Director Niki Fuchs shares her forecast for the months to come and outlines just why people will continue to value the office, the impacts of remote working for businesses’ creativity and the positive outlook for flexible workspace.

While some speculate that the coming months will see the end of the office, Niki feels that this couldn’t be further from the truth..."innovation, after all, simply doesn’t happen over zoom"

A good office is more than four walls, it encompasses a strong company ethos, positive team culture, access to mentors and colleagues with rich experience to share and ongoing professional and personal development and training. It’s these factors which demand both a physical and collaborative office environment which employees will be unwilling to sacrifice, now and in the future.

Having experienced enforced remote working, many workers realise they want a physical workspace. No matter how ‘digitally nomadic’ people might be they still like to have a space to work in, and a space to turn-off from work in. Post-pandemic we expect to see workers heading back to the office in greater numbers. Widespread home working has impacted productivity and arguably stifled creativity.

The flexible workspace sector is resilient and growing, and it is in a strong position to meet the demand we expect to see in the future.

Read the full article here