For many people returning to their offices after more than three months in lockdown, doing so will be like visiting the ruins of a bygone era. Working from home, call it distributed work, remote work or work from anywhere, is definitely here to stay.
No matter how much we spend on partitions, colored safety distance stickers, or hydro-alcoholic gel dispensers, many of us will never return to the office on a regular basis, and will move on to systematically perform most of our tasks from other locations. Obviously, this will not be the case for everybody: some people require specific machines and to be in certain locations and cannot consider it, but according to most studies, they are now a minority.
This article is in line with the current trends in New England. As companies move away from office work and more into hybrid or a remote model, now is the perfect time to upgrade the home office. Plus, for new home builders, home offices may be a new feature that is a “must-have” and can draw in new buyers from the metropolitan areas.