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Most office workers are splitting their workdays between home and the office. Golf driving ranges have been a major beneficiary. But not everyone is happy about the trend.

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Stop The Return To Office Nonsense

There’s a better way forward. We have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to realign our workspaces to drive maximum productivity …

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All the ways offices got better in 2023

As the year comes to an end, we take a look at some examples of office design, management, and operations that are setting new standards for how to think about the physical workplace. 

2023–2024 CBRE Global Workplace & Occupancy Insights

 XY Sense was featured in CBRE’s latest Global Workplace & Occupancy Insights report which summarizes three years of office benchmarking and client sentiment surveys to identify how CBRE clients are creating efficient portfolios and effective work experiences in the wake of the pandemic. 

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Commercial property sector seeks flexibility

We are now looking at actual occupancy of circa 25% to 30% here in Australia.  

“This is backed up by a recent study by XY Sense which shows office utilisation in the APAC region is only 27%.

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RTO in 2024: Fast Company’s 8-point guide for designing an office your workers want to return to

The office has become a place of contentious experimentation. It’s never been harder to know what the office means.

Vigilancia en el trabajo: estos son nuevos métodos que usan las empresas

 XY Sense, una empresa australiana, vende sensores que se pueden montar en los techos para escanear una oficina e identificar áreas muy transitadas …

Una quinta parte de los escritorios continúan vacíos en México

Faltan nuevos proyectos debido a que la demanda de espacios corporativos no crece por los esquemas híbridos

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53pc of desks
sitting empty
every day

COMPANIES are broadly misusing their office space, with more than half of desks being used for less than an hour each day.
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Four Ways To Use
Data To Rightsize
Your Workplace

In today’s softer economy, reducing business costs by downsizing office space is top of mind for many business leaders.

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Reckoner Consulting’s Michael Lane Discusses the State of the Office

Office space utilization is at 30% globally (and only 20% in the U.S.) in the second quarter of 2023, according to XYSense, which is half of…

Crain's editorial:
Post-Labor Day RTO,
again

Workplace sensor provider XY Sense, which in August tracked nearly 25,000 unique work areas in nine regions of the world, including …

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The ghastly
modern office
needs a reboot

The world of hybrid working has exposed wasteful, outdated designs that one Silicon Valley boss wants to blow up. …

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Work Shift: How to Master the Meeting That
Matters Most

The XY Sense WOrkplace Utilization Index for Q3 2023 survey from workplace-sensor provider XYSense found low usage.

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Employees returning to the office? It’s not happening yet … especially not in the US ...

Zoom made headlines in August when the company told employees who live near an office to work from that space at least two days a week. …

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Two under-the-radar ways bosses are tracking how full their offices are

Questions about how employees are using offices could become more pressing now that summer is fading in the US …

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More than one in three
office desks sit empty
all week long

The report, from Melbourne-based workplace sensor provider XY Sense, found that 36 per cent of so-called workpoints are never occupied …

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Global office underutilisation will waste US$400bn
in 2023

COMPANIES need to address the US$400 billion of waste expected to occur in commercial real estate in 2023, due to office underutilization
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What an
empty workplace
tells us

There’s been no real ‘back to office’ after Covid. This has impacted urban spaces, livelihoods and city tax revenues. …

One in three Australian
office desks are
empty: report

One in three desks and cubicles in Australian offices remain empty all week, according to a new report that suggests the push to get workers back  …

Employees working
remotely will
be disconnected

Around 36 percent of office desks sit idle all week, according to a new report from XY Sense, an Australian provider of workplace sensors. …

Global office use still at 50% of pre-pandemic levels despite RTO mandates

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

Global office use still at 50% of pre-pandemic levels despite
RTO mandates

Despite a strong global push from executives to return to the office, a new report has found that office utilisation has remained at 50% …

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One-Third of
Global Offices are
Empty All Week

If you don’t think entry-card swipes are an accurate way of measuring occupancy rates in your midtown building, how about a workplace sensor …

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More than one-third of desks globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

So few workers go into the office now that more than one-third of desks sit empty all week

Media titan Michael Bloomberg has had it with federal employees logging in from home, saying taxpayers are footing the bill for empty offices. …

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More than one-third of desks globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

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More than one-third of desks globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

More than one-third of desks
globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

More than one-third of desks globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

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A third of desks
globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

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More than one-third of desks
globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

More than one-third of desks globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

More than one-third of desks globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

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So few workers go into the office now that more than one-third of desks sit empty all week

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

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Workplace Utilisation Index Report Showed Office Occupancy Rates Stalled At 30% In Q2

Despite widespread reports of companies worldwide implementing “back to the office” policies, office utilisation remained at a mere 30% …

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Despite Back-to-Office Mandates, Global Workplace Utilization
Was Flat in Q2

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

Roughly 36% of Desks Globally Sit Empty, Is It Time To “Rethink The Humble Desk”?

A new report from Australian workplace sensor provider XY Sense says over one-third of desks in offices globally are vacant all week …

More than one-third of desks globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

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More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

More than one-third of desks
globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

More than one-third of desks globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

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More than one-third of desks
globally sit empty
all week long

More than one-third of desks in offices around the globe are unoccupied all week, according to a new report, raising questions about …

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Despite Global Back-to-Office Mandates, Global Workplace Utilization Was Flat in Q2

The Q2 XY Sense Workplace Utilization Index revealed that desite growing number of corporate retuirn-to-office mandates …

Tax Money Is Being
‘Wasted’ on
Remote Workers

Remote work might be popular among employees who like the flexibility and lower costs of working from home, but …

Mike Bloomberg: Tax Money
Is Being ‘Wasted’ on
Remote Workers

As Fortune noted, a new report from workplace utilization specialists XY Sense found that private-sector office use is “faring just as badly

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg
is tired of
remote work ‘excuses’

Media titan Michael Bloomberg has had it with federal employees logging in from home, saying taxpayers are footing the bill for empty offices. …

App to track social
distancing in the office
bags funding

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Australian Companies are Jumpting on the AI Wave. Here are the 20 Best

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

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Decoding Why the US Is
Lagging Behind in
Returning to the Office

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

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XY Sense Workplace Research: Hybrid Policies are Transforming Where & How We Work

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The “return to the office”
won’t save
the office

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

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CBRE Announces North American Winners for its Supplier Innovation Challenge

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

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Calven and XY Sense integration supercharges the workplace experience

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XY Sense Introduces Real-Time Integrations to Eliminate Ghost Bookings in Your Workplace

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

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Space Connect
integrates
with XY Sense

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

Mirvac’s hybrid work trial
brings productivity and
comfort

Survey insights from Swinburne University, XY Sense sensor and occupancy data, direct user feedback and observational findings have been analysed to …

CBRE Announces North American Winners for its Supplier Innovation Challenge

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

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CBRE Announces North American Winners for its Supplier Innovation Challenge

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

Vega Global Demonstrates How Videoconferencing and UC Tools Revolutionize Collaboration

At the booth, Vega Global, together with its partners Crestron, Microsoft, Sennheiser, Philips Jabra, Le Grand and XY Sense, highlighted …

CBRE Announces North American Winners for its Supplier Innovation Challenge

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

CBRE Announces North American Winners for its Supplier Innovation Challenge

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

Amazon AWS Announces Plans to Open Second Region in Australia

XY Sense is a  technology startup using smart sensors and machine learning powered analytics to create technology-enabled workplaces.

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XY Sense Raises
US$10M in
Total Funding

XY Sense, a Melbourne, Australia-based occupancy sensor and analytics platform for corporate real estate teams, raised …

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Digital-First
Enablement

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) announced the winners of its annual Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America …

XY Sense raises $8M for workplace sensor technology business

XY Sense: Sensors to capture real time occupancy and space use to inform office occupancy and facilitate space and desk booking …

XY Sense Raises US$10M in Total Funding for Workplace Sensor Tech

The workplace of the future is set to look vastly different to that of today, with hybrid models of work, home and leisure blurring completely and  …

This Melbourne startup helps businesses see how their offices are used

XY Sense has raised $5 million in seed funding to help it meet the growing demand for its smart sensor technology that …

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Latest XY Sense Workplace Utilization Data: Despite Back-to-Office Mandates, Global Workplace Utilization Flat in Q2

Latest XY Sense Workplace Utilization Data: Despite Back-to-Office Mandates, Global Workplace Utilization Flat in Q2. …

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XY Sense Launches New Detection Algorithm
with Market-Leading
Accuracy

Developed by XY Sense’s in-house team of machine learning experts, version two of the XY Sense detection algorithm (XYDA2.0) utilizes …

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XY Sense Workplace Research Study Shows Hybrid Workplace Policies Transforming Where and How We Work

XY Sense has raised $5 million in seed funding to help it meet the growing demand for its smart sensor technology that …

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XY Sense Announces
Real-Time Integrations
to End Ghost Bookings
in Your Office

The XY Sense Occupancy API makes it simple to integrate powerful real time sensor data into workplace experience and booking platforms. …

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XY Sense Wins Innovation of the Year Award at the CBRE Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) Supplier Innovation Challenge

XY Sense today announced that it won the Innovation of the Year Award at the CBRE Supplier Innovation Challenge for North America. …

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XY Sense Secures a Total of US$10M to Rapidly Increase Demand for Leading Occupancy Sensor & Analytics Platform

XY Sense announced it raised an $8M Pre-Series A funding round, led by InterValley Ventures with participation from strategic investor JCI …

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XY Sense raises
$AUD5m
to transform workplaces
with data

XY Sense announced the completion of its initial seed funding round, with $AUD5m in funding from leading Australian venture fund, Blackbird Ventures …

The ghastly modern office needs a reboot