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March 2021
Global office world agrees: Hybrid working is the future model of work
Mar 01

Global office world agrees: Hybrid working is the future model of work

The office world is heading towards the end of the covid-19 lockdowns. Soon it will be time to leave the home office - but to what extent? Hybrid working models seem to be the future of your professional life. Read more

December 2020
Office markets in transition: Companies are chasing new flexibility and proximity
Dec 16

Office markets in transition: Companies are chasing new flexibility and proximity

The corona crisis has slowed demand for large offices. Companies now are in the process of downsizing to smaller spaces as well as more flexible solutions - also outside the city centre, the annual MatchOffice Client Survey shows. Read more

Promise or threat - working from your home office can become permanent
Dec 15

Promise or threat - working from your home office can become permanent

Still, more companies around the world calculate that their employees´ covid-induced working from home to a significant extent will become permanent on the other side of the corona crisis. Read more

Pressured coworking industry eyes light at the end of the corona tunnel
Dec 14

Pressured coworking industry eyes light at the end of the corona tunnel

The global covid lockdown threw the coworking industry into its first serious crisis. But after the annus horribilis, providers now eye lights ahead predicting a convincing comeback for the wave and enthusiasm of coworking. Read more

September 2020
Magnificent home-away-from-home style and office options for your small business
Sep 01

Magnificent home-away-from-home style and office options for your small business

During the corona lockdown, you´ve really been thriving on working at home - but now it is time to return to the office. Why not let your small business continue in pleasant and familiar home-away-from-home surroundings? Read more

COVID-19 forces companies to downscale their office spaces, leases and employees
Sep 01

COVID-19 forces companies to downscale their office spaces, leases and employees

The global office market is in turmoil. The corona meltdown has disrupted the space needs of office businesses, made landlords bleed, and left investors on standby, a new COVID-19 Survey Report from MatchOffice states. Read more

Flexible and healthy offices facing a tremendous post-corona breakthrough
Sep 01

Flexible and healthy offices facing a tremendous post-corona breakthrough

The global corona lockdown has renewed focus on healthy office work patterns, workspaces, environments, and décors. The office lease market is heading towards a structural change for greater flexibility, health, and wellness, experts estimate. Read more

June 2020
Office providers worldwide floored by their tenants' severe corona crises
Jun 03

Office providers worldwide floored by their tenants' severe corona crises

Three out of four office landlords are affected, to a significant or severe extent, several even floored by the global COVID-19 meltdown. Just a few market operators seem unaffected, the new Industry Survey 2020 from MatchOffice reports. Read more

Facebook calls for video chat and conferencing in Messenger Rooms
Jun 03

Facebook calls for video chat and conferencing in Messenger Rooms

Facebook has launched its new video chat service, Messenger Rooms, which invites up to 50 people to join a video call or a conference via Facebook, Instagram, or Messenger - free and with no time limits. Read more

Noise in open offices cost up to two hours of lost productivity per day
Jun 03

Noise in open offices cost up to two hours of lost productivity per day

More than every second employee in open office environments feels so strongly affected by noise and disturbances that they lose up to two hours of efficient working and productivity every workday, a recent Canadian study reports. Read more



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