Office space remains in high demand


Demand for office space remains strong - even if many people are working from home at least a few days a week.

City centre rents have actually increased this year – says real estate agent Bernhard Eicher. 

He told the Berner Zeitung that companies are even looking for more space and want to make the office a more comfortable place to be. 

With unemployment low, companies have to attract staff. A combination of flexible working times and then a better designed office space is likely the best way forward in the post pandemic world.

A sociologist at ETH Zurich says home working is changing the dynamics. Christian Schmid says if people, can work just as well from home – they need to be offered more than a desk and a screen. 

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