Hello, everyone! We hope you had a great weekend. Here you’ll find a compilation of interesting articles that we enjoyed ourselves last week. We hope that these will inspire you with new ideas for your workplace and facility management teams!
— Workplace Strategy (@JLLWorkplace) October 27, 2017
There’s been a lot of discussion about moving from an open floor plan design to “activity-based” design as the latest trend for the office space. This movement is based around the concept that, “Visually, [people] just like the bright airy feel that open concept gives,” but we still require some sort of structure to the workspace in order to do our best work. Lara O’Keefe discusses how it’s important to empower team members to choose their space, and we believe that a space utilization solution is a big step towards that goal.
— Workplace Strategy (@JLLWorkplace) October 26, 2017
We’re no stranger to the stressors that plague the modern workforce, so we found these insights to be simple but powerful (like so many other great ideas). From blocking out time for yourself to developing a practice of meditation, we’re sure implementing even one of these into your daily routine will help you reduce stress and live life the way you want to.
— JLL Real Views (@JLLRealViews) October 24, 2017
If you haven’t noticed yet, we’re huge fans of the LEED program. Recently our nation’s capital because the first to earn LEED Platinum status, and it’s ability to do so has set the bar for what the future of green cities will start to look like. With the impressive economic benefits along with keeping citizens healthier, Washington D.C. and other green cities are paving the way towards better futures.