• For occupiers considering an office move, the three most cited items to consider were (1) a more convenient commute and location; (2) cost (rent, utilities, etc.); and (3) a building's level of earthquake resistance.

  • Occupiers identified the following as the top three ways to increase employee satisfaction: (1) a more convenient commute and better location; (2) the quality of the workplace environment; and (3) a flexible workstyle. This is the first time a ‘flexible workstyle’ has appeared in the top three; it is telling of occupiers’ goal to attract and/or retain talent by offering a workplace that is suited for a diverse group of people and their different needs.