Three case studies over 20 years show that the most productive spaces transcend the trends. “Once the corporation’s productivity objectives are understood, the organization is able to establish if attempts to increase productivity are really working or not. And only the organization, itself, can measure results.”
Retrofit, a Chicago-based company focused on workplace wellness and one of “The 50 Most Innovative Health, Fitness and Happiness Startups”, transformed their office space to encourage productivity and movement among employees.
To foster collaborative intelligence, we curated the space to have a balance of member companies from various industries, including technology, telecommunications, law and design. The abundance of open and shared spaces — from the shared desks to the cafe and garden area — set the stage for entrepreneurs to converse and create, together.