Space travel perks and mind-Reading tech? Inside the office of the future 

Tired of waiting for your office to get a facelift? The office of the future is beginning to take shape, fuelled by new technological advancements aimed at maximising efficiency, and the growing prioritisation of employee wellness. With integration of new technology such as extended reality (XR) and new Internet of Things (IoT) applications, tomorrow’s office […]

Sustainable office buildings ‘offer tangible investment benefits’

Sustainable office buildings can deliver tangible investment benefits to investors through a combination of higher rents and stronger leasing velocity. The Impact of Sustainability on Value report from JLL also reveals growing occupier demand for sustainable offices in central London that will need to be met in the next decade. JLL has calculated that the next wave […]

London office investment to hit £5bn in 1H 2019

Overall investment into Central London offices could total £5bn for the first half of 2019, down 39% on the same period in 2018 when £8.1bn was invested by the end of the half year.  New research from retail estate advisor JLL suggests that a third of all transactions in 2019 to date came from UK […]

Global corporates ‘want flexible office space’

Two thirds of global corporates plan to increase their use of flexible co-working and collaborative space over the next three years, according to new research. Knight Frank’s ‘Your Space’ report polled senior executives at 120 global companies which collectively employ in excess of 3.5 million people worldwide and occupy an estimated 233 million sq ft […]

Savills: London’s outer boroughs can provide greater office flexibility

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A report commissioned by estate agent Savills has suggested that London’s outer boroughs could provide greater office flexibility, as workers look for shorter commutes and a better working environment. Spotlight: London Mixed Use Development suggests that the capital needs a combination of more homes and workplaces beyond central London, potentially offering a huge opportunity for […]

London becomes world’s third most expensive city for office space

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The UK’s capital is among the top three most expensive cities in the world to rent office space, with New York topping the list and Hong Kong a close second. Beijing comes in fourth position, just ahead of Shanghai. The figures were compiled by Kit Out Of My Office which analysed a report published by […]

London’s high office space costs leading occupants to move South East…

According to the Annual Occupiers Survey 2016 conducted by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the next five years will see South East-bound office occupiers expanding their portfolios at a faster pace compared to those in the capital. Produced in association with Savills and EY, the survey found that 20 per cent of UK […]