During the pandemic, working from home became the norm for Americans. As pandemic restrictions relaxed and people had the option to return to work, we discovered what was thought to be a phase is now becoming the norm for many industries. How does remote work in Miami / South Miami-Dade impact economic development? Good or bad, it looks like remote work is here to stay.
Remote Work in Miami / South Miami-Dade Has Shown an Increase in Productivity
People are coming together to collaborate in a more relaxed environment, and with technology ever-evolving, productivity is at an all-time high for many companies. With remote work, there seems to be higher meeting attendance, more attention from managers, and simplicity in communication that doesn’t always exist in a corporate environment.
The Ability to Relocate Is Easier
Remote work gives employees the freedom to relocate. In fact, the population in South Miami-Dade will likely reach around 3 million residents in 2025. That will be quite a boon for the housing market from remote workers moving to the area!
Remote Work Adds to the Labor Supply
Remote work now isn’t the same as remote work during the pandemic. Before, it was absolutely necessary to work from home for a brief period of time. Now, there is flexibility. Work from home two days a week, then work at the office three days. Work at night, or work from 9 to 5. You can create your own schedule, which many people love.
Flexible remote work also allows for employee expansion. It makes it easier for families with children, those with disabilities, or those close to retirement age to have the opportunity to work when maybe they didn’t before, and companies are seeking these people out.
To Discover More About the Economic Impact of Remote Work in Miami / South Miami-Dade, Contact the Economic Development Council of South Miami-Dade
The members of the EDC share a vision: to improve and advance the quality of life of all our residents and business. This means supporting innovative workforce solutions. If you’d like to learn more about remote work in South Miami-Dade and the most prominent industries in our area, please contact us today!