SOME OF OUR HAPPY CLIENTS

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty – Amadeus – AVAYA – BASF – BEA Systems – Berliner Sparkasse – Bethmann Bank – BIOTRONIK – BMW Brilliance Automotive – CA Immo – ContiTech – Corpus Sireo – Daimler – Deutsche Bank – Deutsche Telekom – E.ON – Evonik – Fidobank – Freudenberg – Hyperion Solutions – IHK Leipzig – Johnson Controls – KfW – Landesbank Berlin – Lensspirit – Lucent Technologies – LVB Leipziger Verkehrsbetriebe – Mann&Hummel – Mars GCC – Medtronic – Mercedes-Benz Vertrieb Deutschland – Opel – SafirRosetti – Siemens – SmartB Energy Management – Sparkasse Rhein-Nahe – Stadtwerke Leipzig – Stadtwerke München – Synectic – T-Com – T-Online – T-Systems – UBS – Union Investment – Verband der Chemischen Industrie – Volkswagen

SELECTEDCASE STUDIESSUCESSFUL PROJECTSincludes not just office alone but also other work environments such as factories, logistics centers, hospitals, co-working spaces, airports, hotels, universities etc.

EMPLOYEE GROWTH

An example from the the automobile industry. We have developed a growth and WorkPlace strategy for over 4,000 employees.

SUMMARY
  • Expansion of an automotive group in China
  • Growth and WorkPlace strategy for 4,000 employees
  • Strategic occupancy scenarios over 4 factory sites.
CHALLENGE
  • Rapidly growing workforce of an automotive group in China at 4 separate production sites
  • Growth and WorkPlace strategy for 4,000 employees
  • On what basis should departments be located at sites
RESULTS
  • Optimistation of the communication and organisational structures over 4 sites
  • Taking constantly changing conditions into account
  • Ensuring growth using an attractive and space-efficient WorkPlace standard
RANGE OF SERVICES

Analysis using NetScan® technology, personnel structure analysis, defining WorkPlace and space standards, portfolio evaluations with benchmarking for planning optimisation, real estate business case calculations, test fits, computer-generated floor plans and occupancy planning, WorkPlace standard guidelines

COST SAVING / REDUCTION

An example from the insurance industry. Through new real estate management structures, we have achieved savings of up to 30% per workplace.

SUMMARY
  • Cost savings of up to 30% per WorkPlace
  • Site consolidation of 5 global locations
  • Establishing a new real estate management structure
CHALLENGE
  • Harmonising the global CREM and WorkPlace strategy throughout a global insurance group in a cost-effective manner
  • Consolidating the office portfolio
  • Establishing a new real estate management structure and efficient acquisition processes
RESULTS
  • Cost savings of up to 30% per WorkPlace
  • Site consolidation of 5 global locations on 3 continents at the same time
  • More efficient communication and organisation structures
RANGE OF SERVICES

Analysis using NetScan® technology, personnel structure analysis, comprehensive definition of generic workplace and space standards, portfolio evaluations and property searches with benchmarking for planning optimisation, real estate business case calculations, computer-generated floor plans and occupancy planning, schematic design, interior design, global WorkPlace standard guidelines, tendering and procurement, project management, change management

NEW SITE

An example from the automobile industry. A far-sighted development of property as a German headquarters.

SUMMARY
  • Trend-setting office building to be used as the German headquarters
  • Holistic building design to provide a group benchmark
  • Space-efficient consolidation of sites
CHALLENGE
  • Developing a trend-setting office building for the German headquarters of an automotive group
  • Cooperative office design involving project developer, building architect and WorkPlace consultant
  • Establishing high-quality office environments that comply with basic space-efficient, sustainable parameters
RESULTS
  • Ideal, holistic building design providing a group benchmark
  • ActiveOffice® concept throughout the building to promote movement and physical activity
  • Space-efficient consolidation of sites with optimised work processes and communication relationships
RANGE OF SERVICES

Master planning concept of property development, analysis using NetScan® technology, personnel structure analysis, defining WorkPlace and space standards, developing floor plan variants with benchmarking for planning optimisation (test fits and cost estimations), floor plans and occupancy planning, ActiveOffice® planning concept, schematic design, interior design, project management

HEALTH PROMOTION

An example from the finance industry. With ActiveOffice®, 89% of the employees benefit from the new health management.

SUMMARY
  • Next generation ActiveOffice© corporate health management
  • 89% of staff experience an increase in physical activity
  • Reduced sickness-related costs
CHALLENGE
  • Developing an office environment that improves health and performance by promoting exercise and discouraging physical inactivity
  • Reinforcing internal communication and team structures to improve psycho-social conditions
  • Achieving a change in attitude to focus on health
RESULTS
  • Next generation ActiveOffice© health management applied throughout the group
  • Innovative and motivating work environment – 89% of the staff are experiencing increased movement and improved communication
  • Preventative health care has become the core element in company health management
  • Space efficiency improved by 40%
RANGE OF SERVICES

Analysis using NetScan® technology, personnel structure analysis, defining workplace and space standards, evaluating portfolios and developing floor plan variants with benchmarking for planning optimisation, ActiveOffice® integration including development and evaluation of customised movement modules, floor plans and occupancy planning, schematic design, interior design, tendering and procurement, project management, implementation planning during operations, change management.

CONSOLIDATION MEASURES

An example from the telecommunications industry. By consolidating over 100 call centre locations, space efficiency was massively improved.

SUMMARY
  • Consolidation of more than 100 individual sites
  • Massive increase in space efficiency and reduced costs
  • New type of service centre established
CHALLENGE
  • Consolidation of more than 100 call centre locations throughout Germany into a new central location at a telecommunication company
  • Staggered roll-out with overarching project management
  • Optimising work process flows by creating a new type of service centre with a uniform usage concept and room layouts
RESULTS
  • Consolidating 36 locations in 49 buildings throughout Germany within 6 years
  • Massive increase in space efficiency and reduced CRE costs
  • Creation of a working environment that optimises call centre processes
    Ergonomic and technical facilities that define new standards for call centres
  • Successful employee migration through change management
RANGE OF SERVICES

Implementing WorkPlace and room standards, including portfolio assessment/property searches with benchmarking for planning optimisation (test fits), schematic design, interior design, tendering and procurement, user project management, detailed occupancy planning, change management (board members, employees, workshops, model office, contract management) consulting and reviewing contracts, office area construction management, implementing employee services (catering), enforcing legal requirements, strategic facility management (optimisation and structural development), monitoring of the services to be provided.

DEVELOPING A WORKPLACE CONCEPT

An example from the IT industry. To improve work-life balance, an attractive and space-efficient working environment was created.

SUMMARY
  • Implementing activity-based working
  • Piloting mobile teleworking
  • ActivityCode© analysis and planning
CHALLENGE
  • Developing an activity-based work environment and a mobile teleworking pilot project for an IT service provider
  • Improving employees’ work-life balance
  • Creating an attractive and space-efficient working environment with multi-functional work spaces
RESULTS
  • Development of an activity code® analysis method for determining various work profiles
  • Calculation individual working opportunities and furniture configurations tailored to client requirements
  • Cost-efficient development and operation of the open space concept without mechanical aeration or ventilation
RANGE OF SERVICES

Personnel structure analysis, workplace infrastructure material requirements planning, defining WorkPlace and space standards for an activity-based working office concept, developing floor plan variants with benchmarking for planning optimisation (test fits and cost estimations), floor plans, schematic design, interior design, tendering, user project management.

OPTIMISING WORK PROCESSES AND COMMUNICATION

An example from the finance industry. New construction of a company headquarters with communication-promoting and multifunctional design strategies..

SUMMARY
  • Communication and network analysis using the NetScan® basic tool
  • Synergy resulting from the use of technology and strategic concept planning
CHALLENGE
  • Optimising work processes and communication for a financial service provider during the construction of a new company headquarters for 950 employees
  • Implementing a multi-functional working environment that encourages communication
  • Intensive employee involvement to ensure the qualitative goals of the project
RESULTS
  • Computer-based workflow optimisation in accordance with integrated office concept planning and ActiveOffice®
  • Improvement of the communication and organisational structure
    Reinforcement of face-to-face interaction thanks to structured communication areas and reduced travel times
  • Optimising space efficiency
RANGE OF SERVICES

Analysis using NetScan® technology, personnel structure analysis, defining WorkPlace and space standards, developing floor plan variants with benchmarking for planning optimisation (test fits and cost estimations), ActiveOffice® integration, computer-generated floor plans and occupancy planning, schematic design, interior design, tendering, project management, change management.

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