At Growing Places, we believe bringing nature indoors is good for business. By adding professional interior landscaping and indoor office plants you can improve an individual’s sense of well-being, enhance the look of a business and make it more inviting to those that visit. Adding professional interior landscaping makes tenants, employees, and customers happy and healthy.
According to a study by Green Plants for Green Building, “A professionally interior landscaped business space can positively affect your bottom line while lifting one’s spirits”.
Here is a small sample of the data on the subject from GPFGB.
Indoor Office Plants:
1. Reduce Absenteeism
2. Make Buildings Look More Welcoming
3. Improve the Interior Environment
4. Make a Design Statement
5. Increase Occupancy and Retention
6. Affect Productivity and Satisfaction
7. Increase Retail Spending
8. Direct Pedestrian Traffic
9. Soften Less Attractive Building Features
10. Reflect the Holidays and the Changing Seasons
A few selected quality specimens can help moderate the noise level and reduce stress, keeping employees happier and at work.
Make Buildings Look More Welcoming
Subtle setting created by indoor office plants alleviate the harshness of the building environment. They create a warm inviting refuge.
Improve the Interior Environment
Plants take on many indoor environmental health problems by reducing levels of carbon dioxide, increasing relative humidity, reducing airborne dust levels and reducing off-gassing levels of certain common interior pollutants such as formaldehyde, benzene and nitrogen dioxide.
Make a Design Statement
Interior landscaping is emerging as a “fashion-oriented” business. It can be the finishing touches to the overall design or stand as a focal point to catch the eye.
Increase Tenant Occupancy and Retention
By Maintaining healthy plants in attractively designed containers and displays, the character and appearance of the building improves. People want to stay, their perception is positive.
Affect Productivity and Satisfaction
When a company provides and maintains plants for their employees, a message of goodwill is sent. Workers feel management cares by spending money on something whose only function is to look good. In one study, workers have demonstrated 12% more productivity with plants present.
Increase Retail Spending
Extend your outside environment inside for the retail customer. Provide a more interesting, cheerful, less stressful experience for your shoppers, diner or overnight guest.
Direct Pedestrian Traffic
Plants can gently guide crowds to special attractions, direct optimal traffic flow or be the specific landmark for check-in desks, escalators and waiting areas.
Soften Less Attractive Building Features
Utilizing the versatility in size and shape, plants affect the less attractive features of the structural environment with elegant, functional solutions to service areas, kitchen entries, connecting walkways etc.
Reflect the Holidays and the Changing Seasons
It’s hard to beat the visual beauty and grace of indoor office plants. They express our cultural beliefs and help celebrate our seasonal holidays.
Let’s talk about your space and see if indoor office plants make sense for your business.