Real estate strategy begins with understanding your talent pool—down to the individual. By applying the latest in people analytics, we recommend the best ways to promote collaboration and innovation through the structure and organization of your space.

As you make the most of your property, your workplace culture will have room to expand, activating your people and maximizing the opportunity each employee has to enhance your business.

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Workplace Strategy and Occupant Experience

Occupancy Planning

Having a multi-tiered understanding of an organization's use of space can drive more strategic real estate and employee experience strategies. Our Workplace Strategy team leverages client's existing systems from their Facilities Management, Human Resources and Information Technology departments, as well as rigorous observational studies, to elucidate how and when people are using the spaces.

Workplace Strategy and Occupant Experience


Visioning sessions are opportunities to engage client leadership and staff about the current and desired future states of the organization as a whole. The insights uncovered through these conversations provide clients with benefits such as valuable leverage points in renewal negotiations, measures for comparing relocation options and qualifying future workplace designs.

Workplace Strategy and Occupant Experience

Test Fits

Test fits are architectural exercises to determine the capacity of a space to support its intended uses. Our data-driven test fits are supported by research such that clients can trace the function and justification for each space type within a test fit. This test fit approach helps clients determine an ideal site selection given its unique organizational characteristics.

Workplace Strategy and Occupant Experience


As specialists in meeting the needs of today’s forward-thinking tenants, Our Sustainable Real Estate Practice includes LEED Accredited Professionals nationwide who understand how businesses can create eco-friendly work environments that improve the quality of life for their employees and the global community.

Workplace Strategy and Occupant Experience

Space Utilization and Optimization

Our space utilization analysis cross-references first party data such as badge swipes with employee directories to identify occupancy differences across departmental groups. The resultant figures allow us to understand where there are potential pain points in the space and recognize opportunities for improvement.