It seems almost impossible to imagine now, but there was a time when people dressed up to fly. During the 1950s and ’60s, men donned suites and women wore dresses while traveling on airplanes.
I bring this up not to grumble about the sweat pants and flip-flops you often see on today’s airline passengers, but to point out how much more casual Americans are today about their attire. The work outfits that were once reserved for casual Fridays are now seen every day in some office environments.
In such an era, property managers might be wondering if having a dress code for their onsite leasing teams is really important. In my view, the answer is, resoundingly, “yes.”