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Analysis shows top 10 corporate real estate trends

28 March 2018

Key factors influence corporate occupiers' decision-making requirements have been revealed in a survey released yesterday by JLL.

Confirming the thinking of many industry experts, the Top 10 Global Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Trends 2018 report highlights the rising demand for flexible workspaces combined with an increasingly dynamic workforce.

It further states that 2018 will see increasing concentration on employee performance and wellbeing.

The advance of technology is also noted, leading to the growth of digitisation of buildings that will continue to transform the real estate sector.

Further innovations in this area will include "integrated technology-driven ecosystems" that will drive further change and "new levels of performance", said JLL.

There will be more progress made in developing working environments that support creativity, cross-collaboration and innovation to assist in "future-proofing corporate real estate strategies".

Agility and collaboration will be increasingly seen, becoming critical key business skills.

The report further states that "rethinking emloyees' competence and profiles" will be essential to drive further workplace development.

Aligning CRE and human resource strategies will also continue with the aim of supporting mental and physical health in the workplace.

Additionally, buildings will "become the epicentre for communities to share their passions, experiences and ideas", says the report.

The full version of the report can be accessed here.

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