Revive & Thrive: Post COVID-19 Office Remodeling Trends

‍How redesigning or remodeling office space can revive a business and promote a positive work environment post COVID-19.

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Revive & Thrive: Post COVID-19 Office Remodeling Trends

How redesigning or remodeling office space can revive a business and promote a positive work environment post COVID-19.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every business, but there are steps you can take to return more efficiently and emerge more profitable.

If you have an office space and are researching how to survive the COVID-19 pandemic, seriously consider an office remodel to stay ahead of the competition while simultaneously encouraging a positive and healthy workplace environment.

In this article, we provide a list of the top trending office space designs improving efficiency, productivity, and workplace wellness.

Adapt these office space trends to revive your office space so that your business and employees can thrive.

How can an office space remodel help increase business ROI?

ROI experts find that office renovations and remodels benefit tenants with an updated atmosphere and help increase business ROI by:

COVID-19 has forced businesses to revisit the way their employees work and where their employees work. While many firms are having employees work remotely, when possible, some have been slowly transitioning their staff either back into the office or working remotely and returning for meetings and work activities. 

With this new working atmosphere, firms are having to remodel and renovate their existing office spaces into areas where employees and clients can feel safe and comfortable. 

Consider ProBuild Construction when planning your office space remodel or renovation. Their customer-centric and professional team will together help you reimagine, design, and build your new post COVID-19 office space, senior housing, memory care, tenant improvements, and more.

What are the focuses in office space remodeling trends post COVID-19?

  • Sustainability
  • Seamless Spaces
  • Digital Transformation
  • Dynamic Environments
  • Functional Work Spaces
  • Health & Mental Wellness
  • 6 Feet Office Project
Photo courtesy of: Cushman & Wakefield

Post COVID-19 Trends & Design Features

The following office space remodeling trends are what’s hot for post COVID-19 and beyond. Which design feature would you like to include in your office design plans?

WELL Design Trend

The WELL Design, also known as the Environmental Wellness Design, is based on water, air, use of light, movement, thermal comfort, nourishment, sound, and mindfulness. It emphasizes technology-driven energy efficiency, environmental conservation, and ecological compliance. 

Key Features:

  • Ergonomic workstations
  • Integrative & dynamic design for team communications
  • Adaptable spaces
  • Improved thermal comfort & acoustics
  • Sustainable materials
  • Natural woods and stone features
  • Workspace utilization technologies
  • Natural lighting

Using WELL provides a budget-friendly and sustainable approach contributing to  human wellness-focused workspaces and environmental wellness.

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The Modern Modular Integrated Design Trend

Progressive, forward-thinking engineers and architects are designing spaces that integrate both an open and enclosed office layout.

Fully enclosed workspaces prevent optimal daylight or views. An integrated design creates the best of both worlds where daylight filters in without creating distractions. 

An integrative-designed office space fosters an adaptable work environment where employees can move about between the larger open spaces and more private areas between each task or work style needed.

The results deepen a positive work culture while creating a more empowered and productive workforce.

Key Features:

Photo courtesy of: Colorado Real Estate Journal

The Domesticated Workspace Design Trend

With COVID-19 pandemic, more and more employees are working remotely.

The domesticated workspace design helps reintroduce employees back into the office without feeling like they left home. 

This homestyle design creates a welcoming and relaxed environment strengthening team dynamics and work morale.

It is a fusion between work and home which may potentially be part of a new “new normal”.

Key Features:

  • Household amenities
  • Natural & organic textures
  • Varied potted plants
  • Coffee tables with board games
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Dynamic Flexibility Design Trend

This innovative office space design is based on the idea of multi-functional workspaces incorporating moveable, lightweight, and ergonomic elements designed to fit any space and purpose. 

Rooms can instantly transform with movable walls, lightweight, mobile furniture, adjustable lighting and technology.

Times are rapidly changing and this office space trend will adapt with it in real time with real business needs.

Key Features:

  • Furniture-forward, ergonomic
  • Lightweight materials
  • Moveable 
  • Wheels
  • Multifunctional
Photo courtesy of: Paramount Interiors

Gone Digital Design Trend

Businesses need to adapt to rapidly changing work environments during COVID-19 and things will most likely continue to change in 2023 and beyond.

Employees are feeling the stress and this office space trend features are based on hospitality.

Having employees physically at work helps improve and boost productivity, company morale and attracts prospective talent.

These designs are done to encourage and inspire employees to return to work at the office.

Key Features:

Design by Mancini Duffy / Photograph By Garrett Rowland

The 6 Feet Office Design Trend

Phrases surrounding  COVID-19  have made their way into a trending office space design - “the 6 feet rule”. A global commercial real estate services firm based in the Netherlands, Cushman & Wakefield, has created a conceptual design called “The 6 Feet Office” with the goal in preparing people to return to the office, safely.

Their concept consists of 6 elements:

Their office furniture combined with the six elements contain a vision for a safe and healthy workplace during and post the COVID-19 pandemic.

Now is the time to think outside of the box and revive your office space with a remodel or renovation to survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

ProBuild Construction is a commercial construction firm dedicated to providing the highest professionalism and quality of craftsmanship. 
If you want to incorporate these trends into your workspace or discuss how ProBuild Construction can help your business build or renovate a new or existing structure, contact us online, chat, or call (253)381-7517 for a no-obligation consultation so we can help bring your vision to life.

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