Trouble in paradise: why a tech slump is bad for US real estate
When the technology sector cuts back on staff, it isn’t just bad for tech workers. Commercial landlords are in the firing line too. Where does that leave the future of the corporate HQ?
Constructing a greener future: how smart buildings can tackle climate change
The green agenda has never been so relevant for corporate enterprises. A recent report from smart lighting experts Signify looks at how smart buildings are doing their part to achieve carbon neutrality
Away from the org chart: new approaches to understanding interaction
In the latest WORKTECH webinar, Ben Waber of Humanyze outlined how new streams of data can help companies plan around real-time patterns of collaboration
The financial workplace: back from the brink to rebuild credibility
A decade after the global banking crash, financial companies are breathing new life into their real estate strategies, according to WORKTECH’s Financial Workplace 2018 conference. But there is still a long way to go…
Future Retail: adapting to the digital landscape of the future
From an increasing distrust of institutions to the rise of mixed-use spaces, WORKTECH’s Future Retail conference shed new light on how organisations can tackle issues of physical space and data management
Green Sky Thinking: why work buildings should never be finished
Amid economic turmoil, sustainable initiatives are the first to get the chop. But advocates of new thinking from a green perspective suggest it can provide timeless answers to current property problems
Back to the future: Facebook village faces up to growing housing crisis
New apartments planned by Facebook for its own employees on its Menlo Park campus dust off an old idea pioneered by the titans of the first Industrial Revolution. Is a new paternalism stirring?