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This isn’t an acceleration, it’s a revolution

This isn’t an acceleration, it’s a revolution

March 18, 2021

The office real estate industry is set to be transformed. 

 

In the world of work and the workplace there is a fundamental misunderstanding going on. Many people are talking about changes to how we work, post pandemic, as being merely an acceleration of trends that were already underway. They are not. In fact, we are witnessing the start of a revolution that will utterly transform the dynamics of the industry.

The Redundancy of Real Estate - and how to avoid it.

The Redundancy of Real Estate - and how to avoid it.

December 7, 2020

Why the real estate industry needs to stop kidding itself about what is possible with #NoOffice.

Talent and the Real Estate Company of the Future

Talent and the Real Estate Company of the Future

August 28, 2020

Every company needs talented, skilled people. Over the years companies try to employ more and more talented, skilled people, that fit their requirements, business model and working practices. They continually optimise for the market they are in, particularly the larger ones. They become more and more efficient, more and more ‘Six Sigma’ - lean, mean business machines. And it works. Or at least it does right up until the moment it does not.

Sustainability, Coronavirus and Real Estate

Sustainability, Coronavirus and Real Estate

June 25, 2020

Coronavirus has hijacked the stage. This years play in real estate was going to be ‘Climate Change and Sustainability’ but now it’s ‘Covid-19, all the way down’.

Work, The Workplace and Covid-19

Work, The Workplace and Covid-19

April 27, 2020

First published as a blog post for the British Property Federation - 2nd April 2020.

//www.bpf.org.uk/media-listing/blog-posts/work-workplace-and-covid-19

Special event: A conversation with a Futurist and two Strategists about Innovation in the age of Coronavirus

Special event: A conversation with a Futurist and two Strategists about Innovation in the age of Coronavirus

April 9, 2020

 

‘Think as an innovator, adapt for the crisis and reset for growth’

Myself plus Joana Lenkova, Futurists and strategist at Futures Forward, with Nigel Greenhill PGDip and Michele Scataglini, both Innovation Strategists at INSTA Associates.

 

PropTech Perspectives - The impact of Covid-19 on Real Estate

PropTech Perspectives - The impact of Covid-19 on Real Estate

March 27, 2020

A conversation with myself, Dror Poleg, Elie Finegold, Susan Freeman and Ronen Journo.

About the impact of Covid-19 on Real Estate.

You can view the video version here - //zoom.us/rec/play/68B8c-n5qjk3HoCVuQSDB_J4W9W0evis13VPrPILmR63W3VRNweiYOZGauNOW-LY6jLmgjvawntp9aAt?continueMode=true

In 2020, What Matters, Matters a Lot

In 2020, What Matters, Matters a Lot

March 12, 2020

This decade is going to be transformational for real estate, globally, and the PropTech community must rise to the occasion. Technically, culturally, organisationally and financially we are going to see huge change, and the PropTech community has to not only be part of that change, but to frame and define it.

Number 1 of a series of articles being curated by Propel by MIPIM throughout 2020.

//blog.mipimworld.com/proptech/5-dimensions-real-estate-2020/

Retail Real Estate: Tech, PropTech, Value

Retail Real Estate: Tech, PropTech, Value

February 24, 2020

A recent conversation with a large retailer went like this:

‘The market is tanking, opening up some real buying opportunities, do you want to get involved with a distressed asset fund we are putting together?’

‘Are you kidding? We are murdering our Landlords on rents, there is no way we’d buy any retail real estate’.

From October 2019

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Technology, People, Retail & The Future of Shopping Centres

Technology, People, Retail & The Future of Shopping Centres

February 20, 2020

5 decades of Moore’s Law (which states that computing power doubles every 18 months) means that in the 2020’s we will experience change at a pace that makes the current decade seem positively sluggish. A Trinity of Transformation, involving more data, more compute power and more advanced algorithms is underway.

And this will have consequences, for us personally, and for the companies we all work for. How we live, work and shop will change, perhaps radically.

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