Old Park Lane Management Ltd
Despite most of the world having ended restrictions, the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic are still being felt around the world.
The challenge for businesses is how to attract the workforce back to the office environment and persuade them that their place of work is both safe and healthy.
Through our extensive research of professional an academic organisations we have identified that this challenge also presents a big opportunity for businesses to increase the productivity of the workforce by applying a number of healthy building design enhancements.
These productivity gains are associated with improvements in cognitive functions from enhancements too human centred environmental performance.
With approximately 90% of a buildings operating cost coming from staff costs a small improvement of productivity can lead to extensive returns on investment. Our work has also shown that’s applying green certification to deliver high performance buildings can also add significant returns on real estate asset value.
Based on a typical split of business operating costs, modest gains in staff health and wellbeing can deliver significant financial savings.
(Source: WGBC report and health, Wellbeing and Productivity in Offices, 2014)
Healthier buildings can help create happier, healthier and more productive people.
Our research has identified key opportunities to make changes to the working environment, improving staff performance, business profitability and real estate asset value.Explore our interactive workplace