Key questions to consider from business, finance, and HR perspectives that influence CRE projects
Real Estate Perspective
THE FIVE Es
New models... new markets
How do you see technology influencing your business?
Do you expect your business environment to change?
Developing new talent and cultural change
How will the demographic of your work force change over the next 5 – 10 years?
Flexible and adaptable for changing needs
Is your work space adaptable in case of changing needs in the future?
Problem solving and implementing ideas
What are the big issues facing your business?
Are your staff fully engaged?
Collaboration and collective responsibility
Are your staff happy? How could your property improve their engagement?
Co-design and choice of work settings
Have you considered giving your staff input into the layout and design of their workspace?
Mission alignment and brand identity
What type of building reflects your brand? How important is your property to the image of your business?
Authentic cultural reflection
Does your property reflect your brand ethos to employees?
Physical embodiment of values
How could your work space represent your brand to employees, clients and customers?
Communication and knowledge sharing
How could your property improve the effectiveness of your communication? How could your phone and IT systems be future-proofed?
Enhancing productivity and wellness
Would you benefit from certain teams working more closely together?
Access to information and tools
What would be the most effective layout for your business? Single floor, flexible space, etc?
Have you considered how new technology could streamline your business?
Headcount and density management
Do you monitor levels of occupation? Could your space be used more efficiently for your headcount?
Cost per sq m, cost reduction & energy efficiency
Have you considered how new ways of configuring your workspace could reduce your operating costs?
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