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Buildings have always been static objects but now, thanks to technology, building managers are able to respond dynamically to environmental changes and improve the way that the building runs. None of this can be done without data. Some of the most important data when it comes to a building’s function...
There is a general consensus that the way offices are laid out needs to change post-COVID. But what the office should look like is still being determined. Even though there are still plenty of questions around workspace layout and function, one thing that is certain is that conference space will be...
In this report, we focus on the theory and practice behind branding a multifamily property. Branding is a standard concept for every non-commoditized product but the practices have not been fully utilized when it comes to residential rentals. Now, though, sophisticated multifamily owners and operators are using data and creativity to...
There is no doubt that hybrid offices are perhaps the single biggest conversation of 2021 into 2022. It makes sense: the existential necessity of discussions about back-to-work strategies gradually gave way as vaccines were deployed to thinking about how to apply the lessons of COVID-19 while bracing for the future...
There is no denying that we are in an unprecedented period of transformation for the world of workplace strategy. The COVID-19 outbreak served in many ways as the exclamation point at the end of two decades of radical upheaval in how people work. All of the individual conversations and themes...
It wasn’t too long ago that the journey through every commercial building was entirely analog. From securing parking and being checked in by front desk staff off of a sheet of paper, to asking the custodian for directions to your destination suite and being buzzed in by the receptionist, each...
The face of commercial real estate brokerage is rapidly evolving. As the demographics of the field change, experts tout new ideas in business and tech alike, and the very nature of the industry responds to disruptive forces like the impact of COVID-19. For a field that focuses so heavily on...
The world of workplace strategy and design has been evolving at a breakneck pace for what seems like forever. All the way back to the late 2000s, strategists and architects were discussing the strengths and weaknesses of then-familiar work arrangements like cubicles and open-office plans.  Now, of course, our approach...
The real estate world is in a period of unprecedented disruption as old approaches fade away and new ones emerge in the wake of decades of technological advancement and the vast impacts of COVID-19. One of the areas at the heart of this disruption is the workplace. Occupiers are now...
The world of facility management has been experiencing rapid evolution for years now. While this change goes back decades to the arrival of the internet and its impacts on both the work world and the real estate management dynamic, it has reached a critical point over the last few years....
Properties today are judged on so many complex factors that an industry of third-party certifications has emerged to assess, verify, and validate them. These certifications provide an additional level of validity to a property owner’s claims that their buildings are sustainable, tech-connected, healthy, and more. Fittingly, these certifications cover a...
The world of property certifications has exploded in the last decade or so. Not too long ago, even sustainability certifications were a new, relatively unknown thing pursued by only the most forward-looking, green-minded property owners. Now, though, there is a growing number of certifications that measure practically every part of...
Green property certifications, aimed at verifying that properties are designed, built, or managed in accordance with energy efficiency and sustainability principles, have become increasingly important to property owners in recent years. This has been spurred by a range of factors: increasing concern over Environment, Social, and Government (ESG) factors from...
Tenant Experience (TEx) platforms have been an increasingly common component of the office world over the course of the last half-decade or so. These applications provide a range of functionality for both landlords and occupiers, and tend to be positioned as a perk to occupiers to increase leasing effectiveness or...
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