The effects of COVID-19 have led many businesses to reconsider their office space needs. One trend is clear: many companies are moving away from the Central Business District and into the suburbs. Another emerging industry trend is not so straight-forward. Some companies are considering downsizing in anticipation of a permanent shift toward more employees telecommuting. Others are contemplating more space, as shared workspaces and cramped cubicles may no longer be an efficient way to keep employees safe.
For those employees expected to remain in the office, it will be more important than ever to provide an appealing workspace to improve company loyalty and minimize frustration among peers that are able to work from home. According to an article published by the Harvard Business Review in 2019, the majority of employees surveyed (58%) said that fresh, allergen-free air would improve their wellness. Another 50% said they would work and feel better with some view of the outdoors.
If your company is lacking the amenities that would help it stand out, Blue Ridge Realty has office space available now for direct lease and sublease ranging in size from 7,000 to 12,000 SF at our prestigious suburban Lakeside Centre office complex. Three Lakeside Centre provides plenty of opportunities for “fresh air” breaks with a covered outdoor patio, a lakefront waterfall and walking trail on the property, and walking distance to many Northshore shops and restaurants.
Contact us today to schedule a showing at 865-470-4868.