The Urban Land Institute and The Instant Group have surveyed office occupiers, landlords and third-party advisors globally to understand how changing occupier behaviours and broader macro trends impact the demand for workspace. 


The findings show a disconnect between landlords and occupiers, therefore, aims to offer solutions to help landlords navigate the changing needs of their occupiers. 



Get your copy of the research here. 

Cushman & Wakefield’s new report highlights the high risk of obsolescence for office assets in Europe that don’t meet occupier demand or upcoming sustainability legislation. 


Landlords are being urged to act now. The flight to quality trend is accelerating so those who reposition their portfolio to meet sustainability credentials and occupier’s expectations for greater flexibility, community and experience will be the ones who benefit.


“Cushman & Wakefield has formed a pan-European, multi-disciplinary team as part of a global response to the office sector’s need for rethinking, reimagination, repositioning and repurposing.”


Download European Obsolescence Equals Opportunity here. 

Based on 300,000 employee responses collected by Leesman and analysis compiled from 200 industry resources by Gartner, this report from HqO showcases how workplace experience has evolved over the past year, what trends to expect in 2023, and what action real estate and employee experience leaders need to take.  


Download the full report here. 

Technology is rapidly evolving across the real estate sector, where the market for smart buildings has exponentially grown and is estimated to be worth in excess of US$100 billion by 2025.  


Arcadis’ Intelligent Building Practice have published research which highlights the benefits of intelligent buildings across people, planet and profit. It is no longer a question of ‘how much does an intelligent building cost?’ but ‘how much can my company benefit by working in an intelligent building?

Download the full report. 


CBRE recently released their Flexible Office Trends in Life Sciences 2022 study, where they surveyed the Life Sciences practice group on their clients’ adoption of flexible office space and flexible lab space.  


Results show that respondents think the biggest obstacles with adopting flexible office space are IT security, data privacy and cultural fit. The survey also shows that the use of flexible office space is expected to increase including findings such as

Check out the full report to learn more about the regional trends and overall research findings. 


Traditionally, a commercial office fit out project would be categorised as either Cat A or Cat B. However, recently, in an attempt to adapt to ever more demanding occupier requirements, a new category has emerged, Cat A+. This new category combines all elements of a Cat A plus added features of a Cat B fitout. Cat A+ becomes what can be also referred to as ‘plug-and-play’ space, ready for occupiers with no delay. 


React News reported on recently published research from RX London & Thirdway Group who looked into market performance of the early Cat A+ space available. 


Read more in the full report. 


At a time when commercial occupancy rates across the country remain stubbornly low, the report delves into how Australian office worker expectations are changing in a digital-first, hybrid work environment and how this impacts their office attendance.

Next Flex | Technology for the next generation Australian office, which surveyed 1,000 office workers across the country, was launched by essensys, a leading global provider of software and technology for the commercial real estate industry, in partnership with Flexible Workspace Australia. 


Read more in the full report. 


As organizations put aside their continuous readjustments to the return to the office and shift towards a long-term transformation to the new future of work, systemic and robust organizational resilience will be fundamental to sustain this new working structure. 


Learn more about resilience in the built environment and its importance as organizations transform their real estate operational models and build their competitive advantage. 


Read the full report from JLL here


Savills recently published the Autumn edition of their ‘European Flex Offices’ report. 


They report rising occupancy levels in flex space across Europe; they believe the core driver here is the adaptability flexible space gives occupiers during uncertain economic times. It allows them to trial different company policies when it comes to hybrid working. An additional driver the report looks at is the enhanced service offering occupiers have access to when utilising flexible space. With heightened expectations, businesses are becoming more willing to pay additional rent for enhanced services and amenities as opposed to coordinating this themselves. 


Flex contract occupancy rates are back to pre-pandemic levels of over…


You can find out more about the flexible space market and it’s development across Europe by reading the full Savills report, here.