As the surge in COVID-19 cases in the last quarter of 2021 delayed some companies’ return-to-the-office plans, the hybrid work model continues to gain traction. The 2022 State of the Workplace Data Report indicates increased demand for collaborative spaces, suggesting that today’s workplace must provide employees space and resources for interaction. Other key findings include:
- Office use increased by 87% from Q1 2021 to Q1 2022, marking a significant change from the prior downward trend.
- The average number of collaborative spaces per floor increased by 45% in this same time period.
- Tuesday and Wednesdays are the busiest days at the office: Nearly 50% of weekly use of office spaces takes place on these days.
As workplace leaders navigate uncharted waters in the coming months, the findings of the State of the Workplace Report 2022 provide information to help make data-driven decisions about managing facilities and optimizing spaces.
Learn more about the data or download the full report here.