Is REI’s Warehouse Design a Game-Changer for Employee Satisfaction?

– Focus on employee health and well-being
– Sustainable design
– Potential for increased employee satisfaction
– Improved working conditions
– Enhanced employee productivity
– Positive impact on employee morale
– Potential for attracting and retaining top talent

– Possibly higher initial construction costs
– Time-consuming design process
– Potential challenges in implementation and maintenance
– Limited research on the direct impact of warehouse design on employee satisfaction – Possible resistance from employees who are resistant to change – Possible disruptions in standard warehouse operations during the transition


REI’s Tennessee distribution center breaks the mold, prioritizing employee health and well-being. Unlike typical warehouses, this sustainable facility is filled with natural light and thoughtful design.