Tech industry wants flexibility as part of workplace design @JLL

Monday, July 21st, 2014

In an arena where company leaders must weigh economic and

socioeconomic factors equally, the only certainty is that the most
successful organizations will employ flexible strategies that address
a wide variety of ages, work habits and lifestyles, and enable quick
changes of direction when necessary.”

Kate Lister’s insight:

This is a really good piece on workplace preferences in the tech industry with some surprises:

  • Gen Y prefer suburban over urban living 2:1 – as they approach 30 and start having families, they are ready to move to the suburbs
  • Huge footprints are back in vogue
  • Flexibility and choice of space is key
  • Suburban campuses have to …read more