Another day, another breathless survey repeating what we've been hearing for the last year: work-from-home is more than just a passing trend, and it just may be here to stay. 

But the most recent onefrom the National Association for Business Economistsgives us pause. NABE is, after all, the arbiter of when recessions begin and end. So when a mere 11% of panelists NABE surveys say they expect all of their staff to "eventually" return to pre-pandemic working arrangements, many in the CRE sector straighten up and take note. 

The report compiles the responses from 97 NABE members across a variety of economic indicators and issues. Around 65% of those surveyed reported letting employees work from home during the pandemic.  And of the 11% of those who think all staff will return to physical offices, the majority come from the services sector.

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