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CBRE Australian CBD Return to Office Indicator

Improvements continue over the course of 2023

November 14, 2023 5 Minute Read

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Key points:


  • Over the past 12 months, office attendance in Australia has shown a steady improvement.
  • In Q3 2023, the national average occupancy reached 71% of pre-covid levels, well above the 54% recorded in Q3 2022.
  • Every major CBD market in Australia has experienced a positive trend over the past 12 months.
  • National office attendance remains highest mid-work week, with attendance between Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Many large corporations continue to set clearer return to office work policies.