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When we compare our new figures to the previous quarters through the pandemic, there has been no dramatic change in rent. Why not?
We have just let our featured office at 97 Jermyn St, St. James’s, London SW1 to a financial company who were relocating to the West End. They came from a large serviced office in the City of London – Old Bailey, to be precise. Taking an entire floor…
The great "where to work" discussion will continue to evolve: home, office, city, countryside? Needless to say, we will be writing lots more about it in this blog.In the meantime a multitude of different experiences and experiments undertaken over the last 18 months will help inform workers and employers what works best for them. Although I usually comment generally on the London office market, here are a few personal observations borne from the pandemic, lockdown and its aftermath.
Lockdown extended! Plans to get back to office are on ice and a holiday abroad is out of the question. What will you do with your time? Here are a few ideas for a staycation that won't break the bank!
In my last post, I talked about why I'm looking forward to getting back to the office. At then end, I said I’d mention some positive aspects about working from home. Well here you go...
Many Londoners will return to the office soon (hurrah!) I have worked in the West End "From 9 to 5" (like Dolly Parton) 5 days of week for 30 years and I am excited! Not to go back to the office (silly), but my new flexible home/office hybrid working lifestyle.
Even Zoom's inventer finds endless video meetings exhausting, whilst Stanford Uni has identified Zoom fatigue as a clinical condition.
As lockdown restrictions continue to lift, many companies are currently adjusting their future patterns of work for the long term. In short, that future is hybrid working.
I don’t really want to talk too much about rent right now. We still don’t know what will happen to longer term demand for London office space.