Category Archives: Workplace productivity

Is rent driving your real estate decisions? It shouldn’t be

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What if we told you that a cheaper office rent on paper could actually be costing you more due to the impact that space could have on employee engagement and wellbeing? If that sounds a bit confusing, we understand, but hear us out.

At last check, rents across Greater Boston were on average $34.90 per square foot, which puts the region at 12th in the country. So that means that it would cost roughly $350,000… Read More

An inside look at why revitalizing your workplace can help your business thrive

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Workplace strategy is a hot topic of late, as well it should be. Office culture has changed radically in recent years, the impact of which can not be understated. As one recent JLL report revealed, engaged employees can improve a company’s bottom line through increased customer satisfaction and enhanced productivity. In fact, one workplace study shows that more than 70% of workers would settle for slightly less pay but a better work environment.

Whatever your… Read More

Center for Workplace Innovation to help pioneer change and inspiration in Boston

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Aquillano_headshot_2_lrg_140906Guest post
From Sam Aquillano
Executive Director, Design Museum Foundation

Engaging, collaborative workplaces that inspire productivity are quickly becoming the new norm. At a time when only 30% of people feel engaged in their work, reinventing the workplace is imperative, and good design can make a real impact.

The days of cubicle office culture are outdated and businesses are searching for new alternatives to meet the rapidly-changing demands… Read More

How company culture impacts productivity in the workplace

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Callahan_Brendan_blogFrom Brendan Callahan
Managing Director, Integrated Portfolio Services

It should be no surprise that the future of the workplace is changing and evolving. But despite those changes, one thing remains constant: the importance of having engaged employees, and the role a company’s culture plays in that equation.

Our JLL Workplace Strategy experts recently took a look at just how important engagement and culture are, and the financial implications they… Read More