Office Consolidation and Future State Design Result in New Hybrid Workplace
A collaborative & cost-effective "Office of the Future" fit for a hybrid workforce.
A global business with headquarters in New York City was looking to consolidate their 25,000 sq. ft. office and create a new dynamic workspace that would enable collaboration in and out of their offices and ensure employee retention. They partnered with Align to:
Through Align’s analysis, we uncovered that of the 155 assigned desks, only 15% were utilized. And because of their growing hybrid workforce, they now required more collaborative spaces, including hoteling, breakout rooms with enhanced AV and smart conference rooms.
Align performed a current state assessment and IT inventory to understand their specific needs and audit their technology landscape. From there, our team used our vetted IT Asset Disposition Program (ITAD) to develop a plan for repurposing their technology. The Align team helped design a future office state that would consolidate their workplace and remaining assets, and meet the demands of today’s “new norm.” For this office consolidation, we managed the following:
Align’s consolidation program reduced the office footprint from 25,000 sq. ft. ($75/sq. ft.) down to 7,000 sq. ft., saving them roughly $123,000 per month in rent. The program also saved the client $50,000 per month in IT spend, reduced the number of IT support roles on-staff, uncovered and eliminated reoccurring circuit charges and other miscellaneous monthly spend.
In the end, Align designed a modern, collaborative workplace and helped migrate them into their newoffice environment, all while ensuring there was zero downtime or risk to the business.
Success: the client now enjoys a secure, flexible “office of the future” for their hybrid workforce.