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Q2 2024 | Quarterly Newsletter

July 9, 2024

Welcome to July, where Q2 is behind us and things at FlexDesk are heating up in the thick of summer! Read on below for product updates and resources to stay updated on the corporate real estate market.


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Product Updates

Portfolio Management

🚀 Product Launch: Portfolio Management is now generally available! Manage lease information, make rent payments, track invoices, and unlock portfolio insights all via FlexDesk. Check out the announcement here.

📝 Shareable Reports: Admins can now generate custom reports for specific audiences and grant view/edit access.

🔔 Notification Settings: Admins can now customize their alerts workflow for key dates for both email and in-app push notifications.

⚙️️ Portal for Brokers & Lease Administrators: Tenant rep brokers and lease administrators can now view and manage accounts on behalf of their clients.

Utilization Intelligence

🚀 Product Launch: FlexDesk launched its Utilization Intelligence solution! Leverage existing badge access systems to automatically track attendance, RTO compliance, and make smarter renewal decisions. Check out the announcement here.

🤝 Native Integrations: FlexDesk continues to grow its list of direct integrations for capturing attendance data - including Brivo and Prey Project.

💡 Combined Office + Coworking Attendance Data: Customers of both Utilization Intelligence and Coworking Management products can now aggregate usage data for a holistic view of utilization patterns across internal offices and external coworking spaces.

🔒 PII Anonymization: Admins can hide user information at either the reporting level, or during the ingest process such that any identifiable information never reaches FlexDesk’s database.

Coworking Management

🌐 Additional Inventory: FlexDesk continues to expand its bookable inventory - maintaining a worldwide network of 7,000 coworking locations in 1,800 cities and 100 countries, including WeWork, Regus/IWG, and local brands.

✨ Company Favorites: Favorite locations amongst company employees are automatically ranker higher to encourage serendipitous meetups.

🔥 Enhanced Reporting: Admins now have a number of additional insights to track their coworking booking behaviors - including toggles for use date vs. book date and utilization metrics by country and city.

🗺️ Map Overlay: Admins can now view FlexDesk coworking locations alongside internal company offices and employee locations to assist with planning meetups and other initiatives.

What We Are Reading And Writing

  • Fenton Case Study: Learn about how Fenton leveraged FlexDesk’s coworking management product to reduce office spend by 60% and increased workplace engagement metrics.

  • CRE Spotlight Series: FlexDesk recently kicked off an interview series with corporate real estate leaders. Check out the FlexDesk blog for conversations with Curtis Knapp and JD Norris.

  • CRE/W Role Openings: The job market for corporate real estate & workplace continues to show promise. Check out some of Clark’s recent posts (here, here, and here) for a partial list of open roles.

  • Workplace & Occupancy Management Technology: CBRE published a study covering data from clients representing 350 million square feet. The report provides insights on measuring utilization and the right technology toolkit to do so.

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