Your guide to the future of real estate

Before the pandemic, changes were already well underway in workplace real estate: more than 13 percent of people were regularly working outside of the office. Now, with Fortune 50 companies alone occupying 2.6 billion square feet of real estate, organizations are looking to merge the best of the old ways of doing business with the best of what was learned during the pandemic. Explore these insights to understand the trends shaping the future of real estate–from changing working norms, to innovation, inclusivity, and climate change–and dive deeper into these topics:

  • the past, present, and future of workplace design
  • ten bold moves to realign financial-services offices toward learning, inclusion, and innovation
  • how climate change poses as a risk and an opportunity for real estate
  • how real-estate owners can work with tenants to reimagine the workplace of the future
  • how a Swedish real-estate developer has created an innovative, community-based concept for urban living in China

Workplace real estate in the COVID-19 era: From cost center to competitive advantage

Reimagining the future of financial-services headquarters

The rebirth of workspace design: An interview with Gensler co-CEO Diane Hoskins

The future of the high-rise: Creating people-centric spaces

The workplace will never be the same: Imperatives for real-estate owners and operators

Climate risk and the opportunity for real estate

McKinsey’s Private Markets Annual Review

Author Talks: Parag Khanna on the forces creating a new geography of opportunity

Building sustainable and affordable urban living: A conversation with White Peak’s Jesper Jos Olsson

Reimagining the office and work life after COVID-19

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