"Many major corporations have been focusing their workplace policies and investment on enticing people to 'come back' to the office," observes Boucher. "But there should not be a black and white choice between the office and telecommuting. Flexibility is here to stay."
The JLL workplace strategy global leadership team is available for media commentary. Reporters, editors and bloggers are encouraged to speak with New York-based Boucher, Hamm-Bastow (EMEA), and Lim ( Asia-Pacific). Other JLL top strategists are available for commentary to address regional and specialty topics as well.
Coming soon : Keep JLL on your radar as the firm will release its proprietary Global Corporate Real Estate Survey 2013 this April. This research continues the debate with additional perspectives for the C-suite including a look at the internal pressures executives face to get the workplace solution right. JLL's research shows 73 percent of corporate real estate executives face high expectations from their organization specifically around the improvement of workplace productivity; and 62 percent face high expectations in the improvement of people productivity.
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