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As the world becomes more urban, more people will live and work in high-rises. What will that mean for builders, real-estate companies, and tenants? In this edition, The Next Normal explores the high-rise of 2030.

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– The COVID-19 crisis looks set to accelerate an overdue transformation of the world’s largest ecosystem. We expect nine shifts... to radically change the construction value chain, and offer a blueprint for the next normal ahead.
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Reimagining the office and work life after COVID-19

– The pandemic has forced the adoption of new ways of working. Organizations must reimagine their work and the role of offices in... creating safe, productive, and enjoyable jobs and lives for employees.
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How construction can emerge stronger after coronavirus

– Engineering, construction, and building materials have a vital role to play in a post-pandemic recovery of our communities and... economies. Seven actions can help companies prepare for the next normal.
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Reimagining the real estate industry for the next normal

– How one real-estate developer’s focus on digital reinvention before coronavirus is helping it navigate the current crisis and... beyond.
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Commercial real estate must do more than merely adapt to coronavirus

– COVID-19 is a humanitarian challenge that will have lasting effects on how people live, work, and play. By acting today, real... estate leaders can best serve end users and ensure their own viability.
Article - Voices on Infrastructure

Building Change: Opportunities in disruption

– Industry leaders convened to address environmental and technological disruptions, their impacts on the infrastructure industry,... and paths for moving forward.
Commentary - Voices on Infrastructure

Human-centered design: A win for real-estate stakeholders

– Developers can optimize success rates for major projects by focusing on inhabitants’ health, community, and quality of life.
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Getting ahead of the market: How big data is transforming real estate

– Many real estate firms have long made decisions based on a combination of intuition and traditional, retrospective data. Today,... a host of new variables make it possible to paint more vivid pictures of a location’s future risks and opportunities.

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