One in three employees is considering a job change in 2022 for reasons related to the office and the company's work model
More than 81% of respondents think they will be working in a hybrid or office-only system in 2022, while only 11% think their employer will still opt for the team to continue to work remotely starting January, although the pandemic continues to evolve and health risks remain high.
Study: 6 in 10 employees want technologies to limit health risks
As employees will increasingly return to the office in 2022, a need for office transformation that responds to the post-pandemic way of working is emerging. Half of Romanian employees believe that the office needs to be redesigned to create different areas that give them more flexibility and multiple working options, depending on the type of work and collaboration needs.
Genesis Property, the first Romanian real estate owner, developer and property manager to join United Nations Global Compact
Genesis Property decided to align its business strategy and operations to the sustainable development principles of the United Nations and, in the near future, will adopt a series of measures designed to support the global vision for sustainability in the local market, impacting people and the communities it is part of.
Study: Nearly three out of four employees in Romania now work from their office at least 3 days a week
Half of employees point out that an acceleration of the vaccination campaign is extremely necessary to combat the effects of the fourth wave of the pandemic. Some 44% also see a need for additional sanitation and social distancing measures to limit the spread of the virus, and 38% consider that it is necessary for people to get tested more frequently.
West Gate Studios: Demand for student accommodation has increased by 15% before the start of the new school year
Demand for accommodation in West Gate Studios, the first and largest private campus in Romania with an accommodation capacity for 1,600 students and young professionals, increased by 15% before the start of the new school year and occupancy is expected to return to 2019 levels in the coming period.
Study: 43% of employees want healthy offices and 26% also want them to be "green"
In recent years the sustainability of office buildings has become an important part of life for more and more Romanian employees, but, in the last year and a half, the health, both personal and of the workspace, has become an essential integral part of sustainability initiatives.
8 out of 10 employees want to work in a healthy office. A certified building limits risks and reduces stress levels
"Most employees want to return to the office and have become extremely careful about the health of the building they work in. A healthy working environment helps limit epidemiological risks and gives them more confidence that they can return to the office."
PPD extends the lease for its headquarters in West Gate Business District for another 5 years
PPD, a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services, has extended the lease contract for its headquarters in West Gate Business District business park, owned by Genesis Property, for another 5 years, for the third consecutive time.
More than 65% of Romanian employees consider their office to be only partially safe for health in the context of the pandemic
Only 17.5% believe that the headquarters of the company they work for is very safe for health. In this context, employees want more sanitary measures so that the building where they work becomes "healthy" in anticipation of a full return to the office.
Yokogawa extends the lease for its headquarters in Novo Park for another 5 years
Yokogawa has been based in Novo Park since 2007, being one of the longest-term tenants in the business park located in the north of Bucharest. In the midst of the pandemic, the company renewed the lease valid until 2021 for a period of another 5 years.