26th February 2024

I discussed a number of weeks in the past how significantly better Europe‘s return to workplace charge was doing versus ours: 90+% RTO, whereas the USA is ~60%. I can not communicate to Europe, however that U.S. quantity is a median throughout all areas, industries, age teams, and so forth. In some components of the nation, it’s appreciably increased or decrease; as you may think, it varies significantly.

The most important drag? Massive cities.

As Torsten Slok’s chart above exhibits, the most important metropolitan employment facilities run decrease than the nationwide common — which is about 50%. The vary is surprisingly broad, from mids-30s to upper-60s: Austin,1 Texas is within the mid-60% vary; San Jose is within the high-30%; San Francisco, D.C., and Philidelphia are low-40%. New York Metropolis, the most important US metro heart, is among the laggards with an workplace occupancy charge of 46%.

Hybrid work fashions at the moment are well-established. This leads Slok to ask a captivating query: Is 50% the brand new everlasting degree in most metropolitan areas for RTO?

It simply may be…

Beforehand:
Of Course WFH is “Actually Working” (March 29, 2023)

WFH vs RTO (February 16, 2023)

Why Aren’t There Sufficient Employees? (December 9, 2022)

Sorry, We’re Closed (March 13, 2020)

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1. One of many funniest issues a shopper ever stated to us was that “Austin is the blueberry smack dab in the midst of Texas’ raspberry pie.” I actually love that line…

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