The office sector of CRE has some big challenges. How many people will ultimately return to work in a company’s facilities? How much work will happen at home or at satellite locations? How will companies coordinate it all?

According to a new study from JLL based on surveys of more than 1,000 decision makers around the globe, companies will need to find answers. “55% of office-based employees globally have already adopted a hybrid working pattern, while 77% of CRE leaders in our recent Future of Work survey say flexibility is key to attracting and retaining staff,” the company wrote. “The shift to hybrid will demand a much greater reliance on technology. Organizations that empower their workforce and support flexibility with the right tools will reap the greatest long-term benefits.”

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