How can office real-estate come to terms with a new reality?

The latest global indicators for the office property market point with growing clarity to a state of hybrid permanence with companies seeking higher-quality space, but less of it

Urban utopia: where are the world’s most liveable cities?

On the release of a report into the world’s most liveable cities, we take a look at the shifts cities have experienced in the wake of the pandemic and how this might affect the future of work

Hybrid reinvention: the companies getting modern work right

A new report from JLL explores how four different firms have found exciting opportunities within hybrid working to reinvent their offices and even their culture, suiting employees and saving money

Why laws enshrining working from home are a bad idea

If employees want to work from home, fair enough. But legal backing for that could increase loneliness and corporate surveillance, argues James Woudhuysen

‘Office is the new retail’: how hybrid work is affecting real estate

Will hybrid working disrupt office real-estate in the same way that online shopping upturned the retail sector? A new global survey from ULI and PwC says that real estate must work harder for its returns

Nexus value: charting the shift from mixed-use to mixed-experience

Mixed-use has been advanced as a way to reanimate city centres, but is it enough? A Mirvac report argues for a shift to mixed-experience projects that can create a new form of value known as ‘nexus value’

Why flexible curation of space holds key to hybrid workplace

The results of a pilot study by Australian developer Mirvac to rethink office space has revealed that giving people the tools to adapt their own environment is key to improving group productivity

New US reports reveal impact of remote work on office real estate

The American office sector faces a major challenge to reimagine its future in the face of hybrid work patterns according to data-led studies by the US Census Bureau and Cushman & Wakefield