Silicon Valley billionaire Eric Schmidt predicts that companies will need more office space after the pandemic, not less

By Charlie Wood | May 11, 2020

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt thinks office space will be in greater demand after the coronavirus pandemic subsides.

“My guess is we’ll have more demand for office space, not less, because people will want social distancing,” Schmidt said.

“We’re going to have to think about hub-and-spoke systems where local people don’t travel so far because they don’t want to be in public transit for so long. So we’re going to have to really rethink how businesses operate. They need their employees back.”


Even the Pandemic Can’t Kill the Open-Plan Office

By Sarah Holder| May 14, 2020

Check out how other companies plan to tackle the challenges of a return to the workplace.  If you are planning to transition soon, and need help visualizing how that will look, reach out and our team would be glad to help.

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