5 ways to increase desk utilisation

Explore key strategies to increase space utilisation and get practical tips to turn data into tangible solutions.

Make data driven strategies to increase workspace utilisation

The average office utilisation rate rarely goes over 45% and the pressure is on for Corporate real estate and Facilities teams to switch up their workplace strategies and find ways to optimise workspaces.

The average cost per workstation in London cost businesses £17.5K per annum, according to Cushman & Wakefield’s research, ranking London as the second most expensive location in the world.

With peak office utilisation averaging at 45%, businesses could potentially see as much as £5M in unused real estate every year (based on an average of 500 desks).

In this video, we share 5 key ways to increase desk utilisation.

Learning outcomes

  • Spot the low hanging fruits of desk optimisation
  • Calculate the ideal person to desk ratio to hit utilisation goals between 70%-80%
  • Forecast space availability and reconcile hiring plans
  • Use data which is objective to negotiate the tricky conversations around space allocation with business unit leaders
Yodit Stanton
Yodit Stanton

CEO & Founder at OpenSensors

Vu Nguyen
Vu Nguyen

Head of Product Innovation at OpenSensors

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