The Real Deal: Office occupancy still lower than pre-pandemic levels as remote work grows

The amount of people going back into the office is still less than half of what it was three years ago.

News 12 Staff

Jan 20, 2023, 12:37 PM

Updated 451 days ago

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"The pandemic allowed a lot of people to work from home, which saves the business owner a lot of finances due to the fact they don't have to actually physically rent or lease building facilities to conduct business,” said Mark Hingston, of Toms River
"I’m in home improvements and there's still a lot of people still working from home,” said Jason Cord, of Point Pleasant.
Cord says working remotely is convenient for employers and the production is still there.
The amount of people going back into the office is still less than half of what it was three years ago. Office occupancy is currently at 35% of pre-pandemic levels.


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