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Project Case Study

#10

The Mayoral office for a Metro City Council
Organisational Challenges

Integrating business areas that were “siloed”.

Need to integrate new technology and improving customer service and channels of self-service.

Business Drivers

Wellness and human-centric design of a Green 5 star rated building. Reducing operational and capital costs.

Attraction of Talent by allowing people to choose the best tools to complete their job.

Increase collaboration and communication.

Workplace Strategy and Solution

A centralised real estate approach realised massive ongoing savings in productivity.

Within the new workplace, there was a focus on community neighbourhoods. Distinct amenities, such as Now Rooms (non-bookable and enclosed spaces), a variety of meeting rooms.

The new way of working directly impacts the citizens being served by connecting the staff behind the scenes.

Business Impact

Ensuring employees and visitors with the highest quality urban experience.

The workplace strategy was complemented by a more contemporary and collaborative environment facilitated by new construction.

The real estate footprint has been reduced by 35 percent as a result of the design of the new building, moving more staff to a single building and ensuring employees have the latest in wireless technologies.

Results

People:

The new space demonstrates the Metro City Council’s conviction that its people are its greatest asset.

Planet:

5 Star Green Commercial building, decreased corporate real estate portfolio, reduced parking, remediated brownfield site redevelopment, improved real estate utilisation.

Profit:

35% real estate portfolio savings, reduced operating costs.

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