2022-2023 CBRE Global Workplace & Occupancy Insights
From measuring a plan to measuring reality: how hybrid work is changing occupancy management
October 24, 2022 20 Minute Read
Corporate real estate teams are adapting and innovating at ever-greater speeds to deliver flexible workplace solutions as workstyles evolve and organizations implement hybrid work policies.
CBRE’s Workplace & Occupancy Management team’s annual survey of major occupiers worldwide reveals three themes set to transform workplaces and office portfolios over the next two years:
Evolving workstyles and employee expectations create a new purpose for the office: connection and collaboration.
Existing spaces are being rebalanced to support new ways of working.
Workplace technology investments focus on integrating physical and virtual work experiences.
71% of respondents plan to expand their hybrid program in the next three years.
Modern metrics measure reality
Metrics are expanding from measuring how space is planned to measuring how it’s used.
Utilization data is now the key metric to gauge portfolio performance and employee experience.
90% of respondents gather utilization data, up 11% from 2021.
Data management is risk management
Workplace data is essential to continuity-of-business planning and developing business strategies beyond real estate.
Organizations are prioritizing data quality and technology investments to develop better workplace insights.
65% of respondents made improving space data accuracy a goal for 2022.
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