In this webinar, Fitspot Co-Founder and COO Sammy Courtright and Equiem CEO Gabrielle McMillan discuss the importance using technology to promote wellness at your property.
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Why should landlords take the issue of occupier wellness seriously?
Building lobbies used to be lifeless, but now with the rising popularity of property amenities, the competition is on to offer the best. We live in an on-demand world, and technology is integrated into our daily lives. Building lobbies should reflect a community space, similar to a hotel.
What have landlords typically provided when it comes to wellness in the workplace?
- Water coolers
- End of trip facilities – including locker rooms, bike racks, etc.
What sorts of amenities are properties beginning to provide now?
- Gym classes
- Lunch and learn sessions
- Stress management
- Yoga and meditation
- Community drinks/events
- Fitness clubs/groups (e.g. walking clubs)
- Cooking classes and workshops
How can technology help landlords promote wellness?
- It acts as a frictionless hub to provide services in one place.
- Technology can utilize partnerships with outside providers to make use of redundant space.
- Landlords can use technology to communicate offers and circulate wellness content within a building.
- The building community can share their own tips on local wellness offerings, which creates an online and offline community.
Based on the data from Equiem, what has proven popular with users when it comes to wellness?
- Community fitness classes – In fact, Fitspot offers high and low impact classes for all levels.
- Well-being events/workshops/classes – Fitspot focuses on five pillars of wellness.
- The convenience of facilities onsite – Fitspot fits in any space.
- More variety of wellness offerings – Make wellness inclusive to all with a variety of customized amenities.
- User-friendly Tech – Technology should be easy to access and sign up.
Wellness Real Estate is worth $134 B
“There’s a focus now on allowing people to experience different modes of thought throughout the workday, through meditation rooms, sleep pods and increasingly dynamic working environments,” says Finnie. “On an individual level, employees can also use well-being tech data to demonstrate their productivity and agree on an individualized work pattern which best suits their needs.”
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Sammy is the COO and Co-Founder of Fitspot. Sammy is an attention-to-detail aficionado who brings a blend of grit and imagination to the zillions of tasks that confront every startup. She has always thrived in operations, working as a production assistant in LA and managing operations in the fashion industry. Sammy wears many hats at Fitspot, doing everything from sketching app screens to managing the customer experience. Sammy has a B.F.A. from the University of Miami, and hails from Australia.