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TEL AVIV, ISRAEL-Boutique coworking provider ​Mindspace​recently announced the findings of its global work culture surveywhich included a poll of 1,000 employees from across the US. Thecoworking provider surveyed people to determine how they feel abouttheir jobs focusing on employee engagement, wellness, and overallhappiness at work. The report, "2019 Mindspace Work Culture Report,US Findings," revealed the majority of US employees are happy intheir workplace thus placing the country at the top among the othercountries surveyed.

  • US 93%
  • Netherlands 91%
  • Poland 83%
  • Romania 82%
  • Germany 81%
  • Israel 81%
  • UK 73%

Office Space, Coworking and the Happiness Factor

A shift in thinking in the US real estate industry could be partof the reason behind the US' high score.

For decades, the CRE industry has focused on the "buyer" and notthe "user." However, landlords have recently come to realize thatthe focus must now shift to employees and to their happiness. Theoffice is no longer simply a 9-5, four-walls-and-a-desk,come-do-your-job-and-leave space anymore. Employees now expect acertain level of quality, modernization and access toamenities.

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