CRE Review - August 2016
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CRE Review - August 2016

August 2016

What science tells us about knowledge worker productivity: What if we could reliably improve knowledge worker effectiveness? While there are many ways to create value for an organization, the role of the physical workplace in increasing productivity has always been the hardest to pin down.

Leading Business Through The Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Balancing Act: We live in a wired and ever-changing world. The walls of the workspace have been knocked down, and we bank and buy with the device in our hand. But at times, we also need a personal touch.

A New Era of Coworking: The coworking revolution is transforming real estate. Pioneered by start-ups, entrepreneurs and freelancers, a growing number of companies, large and small, are exploring how to incorporate the concept. Coworking and liquid or flexible space are fast becoming critical components of wider corporate real estate (CRE) and portfolio strategy.

Let’s Use Workplace Design to Promote Well-Being: Wellness programs have long been in place, encouraging physical and psychological health in employees. Separate from wellness programs, the work environment has addressed physical health by minimizing exposure risks to harmful chemicals and materials through standards such as LEED. Ergonomic standards have been developed to reduce risk of musculoskeletal injuries in office workers.