COVID-19 has transformed work. It could revolutionize the office next


Over the last decade, there’s been a marked shift in many office environments in metro Detroit. Some companies based in spacious suburban offices with ample parking spaces moved to smaller and more expensive locations in downtown Detroit. Parking came in the form of packed garages, but these sacrifices were mostly considered justifiable because of the area’s walkability and proximity to new and trendy restaurants and bars that catered to the working professional crowd.

Inside, the offices generally had open environments where coworkers sat close together. Designer kitchens were stocked with snacks and areas for colleagues to mingle.

The coronavirus could change that.

Full story by Adrienne Roberts in Detroit Free Press.