Weekly Briefing

Cybersecurity for Commercial and Corporate Real Estate – IT and OT
“East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet…” Those words written by Rudyard Kipling over a hundred years ago could be applied today when we think of the differences between the teams that support Information Technology (IT) and the teams that support buildings and facilities aka Operational Technology (OT).... May 13, 2021 | 4 min read
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How CRE Leaders Can Embrace the New Hybrid Workplace
The hybrid workplace isn't new, but it's likely to become the new normal. About two-thirds of global organizations expect all their employees to have access to an office by the middle of this year. While employees are eager to return, they’ve also become accustomed to working remotely over the past year. ... May 13, 2021 | 5 min read
The 7 Metatrends Shaping the Future of Real Estate Tech
Over the past year, the real estate industry has suddenly realized that themes like remote work, ESG and cloud computing will continue beyond the pandemic. All these themes are powered by the technology innovations that real estate firms need to understand and capitalize on. It is no secret the real estate industry is known for its slower adoption cycle, but over time, if new tech is not adopted, old-school firms will lag in their investor performance and will end-up playing a catch-up game.... May 6, 2021 | 5 min read
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Returning to the Office: The CEOs' Perspectives
As office occupancy begins to slowly rebound from over a year of COVID-19 related vacancies, the commercial real estate industry collectively wonders what offices will look like when authorities lift all pandemic restrictions. While remote work has generally been considered a success and most companies have been pleased at the productivity of employees outside the office, the voices of those praising the benefits of the office are growing louder.... May 6, 2021 | 4 min read
Australia's Reoccupancy of Commercial Buildings: Status Update from Mirvac, Charter Hall and Dexus
As the CRE industry focuses on reoccupancy, we turn to Australia for an update on their return to commercial buildings. Three industry leaders from Mirvac, Charter Hall and Dexus provide highlights on what they are seeing, planning for and looking forward to post-pandemic. The common denominators seem to be health, wellness and technology as Australia looks ahead and defines what the future workplace will look like.... April 29, 2021 | 6 min read