Honey, Who Shrunk the Office?

U-T San Diego -- Get ready to snuggle up closer to your office mate. That’s the prospect for the office of the future as the economy recovers and companies begin to add workers and occupy more space. If you’ve been working from a home office the past few years, you may be in for a shock when you return to a real office.

Yahoo and Best Buy have canceled work-from-home schedules, but Norm Miller, a real estate professor at the University of San Diego, said those companies are not trendsetters.

“It’s probably not a sign of the reversal of the working outside or at home trend but the inability of Yahoo or Best Buy to figure out how to manage remote workers,” Miller said in a webinar sponsored by CoStar Group. (Full Story)