Office leasing activity is on a rebound, up 9.2% year over year in the last quarter of 2021, according to data from JLL. A good amount of the growth is in large office spaces, but small businesses are important for flex office spaces, filling in square footage not taken by large companies, and because such companies are “at the forefront of economic growth,” according to the US Small Business Administration. 

A new study and analysis by B-to-B ratings company Clutch sees 2022 as a return to normalcy. However, details of the data collection and samples suggest that while the information is potentially useful, it should be taken with some salt, as is so often true of such surveys.

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