cities

Has New York turned a corner in reviving its office life?

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing explores how the Big Apple is bouncing back from the pandemic, led by the public workers, and looks ahead to the WORKTECH New York 2021 conference

Building a vision: can a green city flourish in a US desert?

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at plans to build a sustainable city in the US desert,  the least flexible employers in the world, and the search for the immune building

Tokyo survey suggests signs of change in Japanese workplace

On the eve of the Tokyo Olympics, new research from Xymax suggests that some companies in the Tokyo metropolitan area are early movers in the race to reform their office functions

Urban vitality: the open spirit that drives economic growth

This WORKTECH Wednesday Briefing looks at new research which seeks to explain why some cities have more urban vitality than others – it’s all about the interplay between entrepreneurs and their environment

Why designing the resilient city is a complex task

The coronavirus pandemic has put pressure on both urban and workplace planners to build more resilience into the system. The Healthy City Design International Congress 2020 will explore pathways out of crisis

Will the Japanese workplace advance or retreat after Covid-19?

New practices introduced as a direct result of the pandemic could lead to a long-term shift in how Japanese companies flex towards new ways of working, according to a major report

Consolidate or disperse? The big question facing the Japanese office

In a bid to become more flexible, diverse and productive, Japanese companies are facing a choice between consolidating their head offices or dispersing to other spaces in the suburbs, according to a research report by Xymax Real Estate Institute

Coworking spaces help London become No.1 destination for Gen Z

Which cities around the world will be most attractive to the Generation Z entrants to the workforce? New research identifies the top locations, with the coworking offer emerging as a key differentiator