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As a global leader in the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, Cushman & Wakefield offers clients a new perspective on COVID-19’s impact on CRE and beyond, preparing them for what’s next.

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New Perspective: From Pandemic to Performance

A three-part series authored by Cushman & Wakefield’s global research team that provides a new perspective on COVID-19’s impact on the commercial real estate (CRE) industry and the future of the office.

Part 1: Global Office Impact Study and Recovery Timing 
Part 2: Purpose of Place: History and Future of the Office

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New perspective on the Workplace

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Research • Office

Predicting the Return to the Office

The rise of the Delta variant has increased uncertainty and pushed back return-to-office plans for some occupiers. This global report provides insight into the factors impacting occupier and employee decisions along with a potential trajectory of when employees will return to the office en masse in each global region.
Kevin Thorpe • 24/09/2021
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Podcast • Workplace

Podcast: Art and Creativity in the Workplace

How can an engaging workplace art programme, in both physical and digital spaces, play a role in engaging staff, nurturing behaviours and developing a creative culture in the workplace?
Michael Creamer • 25/06/2021
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Article • Occupier

Portfolio Reset: Aligning Portfolio, Labor & Workplace Strategy

As labor migrates to new markets, real estate market conditions evolve, and the workplace is reimagined, there is no better time to develop a unique strategy for your organization.
Michael McDermott • 22/06/2021
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Research • Economy

Chicago Talent on the Move: Where People Live & Work after COVID-19

All of the discussions about the pandemic creating large permanent shifts in terms of where people will live and work post-pandemic is overstated or at least premature.
Linsey Smith • 21/06/2021
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Insights • Workplace

Leading an Active Recovery to Build the Best Workplace Experience

Leading an Active Recovery shows how an Agile approach can engage the C-suite in real estate decisions that balance the codependent – and often contradictory – needs for efficiency, effectiveness and engagement.
Despina Katsikakis • 10/06/2021
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Insights • Workplace

Is Remote Working Taking its Toll on Employees?

Organizations must pivot to meet the demands of a changing workplace ecosystem.
Debra Moritz • 13/05/2021
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Research • Workplace

Talent on the Move: Where People Live & Work After COVID-19

All of this discussion about the pandemic creating large permanent shifts in terms of where people will live and work post-pandemic is overstated or at least premature.
David Smith • 12/05/2021
Facilities Management Across the New Workplace Ecosystem
Research • Facilities Managment

Facilities Management Across the New Workplace Ecosystem

Although substantial questions remain about the future of the workplace, it is becoming increasingly clear that a focus on the office as the sole place where work is done is no longer applicable and that there is actually an ecosystem of workplaces.
12/05/2021
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Podcast • Workplace

Accelerated Shifts: Facilities Management and Workplace Experience Podcast

From enabling the mass transition to homeworking to ensuring employees can work in clean, safe environments, workplace and FM practitioners have played a key role in the response to the global pandemic crisis.
Bryan Jacobs • 11/05/2021
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Insights • Workplace

Create the office experience people want

​People thrive when they have a choice on where to work, and when they exercise that choice to come to the office frequently.
Bryan Berthold • 07/05/2021
Reimagining Office Space as a Service
Podcast • Workplace

Podcast: Reimagining Office Space as a Service

There is a fundamental misunderstanding that changes to how we work, post-pandemic, are merely an acceleration of trends that were already underway. Are we in fact witnessing the start of a revolution that will utterly transform the dynamics of the real estate industry?
Michael Creamer • 14/04/2021
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Insights • Workplace

Workplace Ecosystems: The Office’s Changing Place in an Agile World

Cushman & Wakefield partnered with CoreNet Global to survey its membership on the future of the workplace.
David Smith • 07/04/2021
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Insights • Technology

Why 5G is more important than ever

With working from home at an all-time high, 5G couldn’t have come at a better time. How will it impact the office of the future?
Robert Franch • 31/03/2021
Edge Magazine Office Pods
Insights • Workplace

Office pods popping up

Introducing a third space solution—office pods. What are the benefits for investors, landlords, employers and users?
Shaun Brodie • 31/03/2021
XSF (image)
Insights • Workplace

New employees doing surprisingly well in hybrid workplace

Even though many “honeymooner” employees have yet to set foot in the office, XSF shows they’re leading the pack on some engagement indicators – but there are also areas to beware of.
Bryan Berthold • 26/03/2021
Talent Resides
Article • Workplace

Where the Talent Resides: U.S. Hiring Trends Amid COVID-19

As short-term shelter-in-place measures morphed into long-term work-from-home scenarios for many “non-essential” office workers, employee migration and corresponding hiring patterns began to shift.
Erica Ruder • 25/03/2021
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Podcast • Workplace

Building Culture: A Values Perspective Podcast

Culture is not an initiative or a project, but the sum of habits and behaviors. How can organizations put their values into action?
Michael Creamer • 16/03/2021
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Podcast • Workplace

Podcast: Humanizing Leadership

The pandemic crisis has been a powerful catalyst to thinking differently - to find greater success and fulfilment in our current times many business leaders have paused and reflected on their own sense of self and identity.
Michael Creamer • 03/03/2021
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Research • Workplace

10 Key Learnings and What They Mean for Real Estate

It’s likely a fool’s errand to try to wrap all the complexities, shifts, challenges and surprises of 2020 into a meaningful summary. However, throughout the year, our team did uncover and analyze major trends and key learnings that emerged for the real estate industry.
Kevin Thorpe • 02/03/2021
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Research • Economy

Timing the Opportunity: U.S. Office Rent Forecasting

Economic Data Sheds Light on Lease Negotiations for Tenants.
Rebecca Rockey • 19/02/2021
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Podcast • Sustainability

Podcast: All Inclusive Sustainable Business

What does sustainability have to do with inclusion? Understanding and navigating these impacts will be critical to avoid deepening existing inequalities and support a 'just transition'.
Michael Creamer • 17/02/2021
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Podcast • Workplace

Podcast: Wellbeing and Work

We are living a work-life integration where people don’t know when or how to turn off. As these challenging times continue to have a significant impact on employees, have we seen the wake-up call for employers to consider investing in the experience of their employees?
Michael Creamer • 03/02/2021
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Podcast • Workplace

Rebuilding Culture In A Post Pandemic World

With business leaders planning to maintain a hybrid work-from-home structure even after the COVID-19 threat has passed, everything has changed. How should businesses now think about culture and what it means?
Despina Katsikakis • 21/01/2021
 

New perspective on retail & e-commerce

The grocery store of the future
Insights • Retail

The grocery store of the future

Thanks to digital disruption, the grocery store of the future will provide a myriad of options to its customers. What might it look like?
Paul Durkin • 31/03/2021
Edge Magazine Digital Sales
Insights • e-commerce

Keeping up with digital sales demand

Digital sales, also known as e-commerce, have been growing steadily over the past several years. How do companies keep up?
Tim Crighton • 31/03/2021
2021 US Retail Outlook A Boom
Research • Retail

U.S. Retail Outlook: A Boom Scenario in the Works

As we look beyond COVID-19 one thing that stands out is the healthy outlook for the U.S. consumer.
Kenneth McCarthy • 26/03/2021
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Article • Industrial

The Future of Grocery Fulfillment

Grocery supply chains are some of the most complex in the industry. Product shelf life, fragility, and temperature requirements present unavoidable challenges within the grocery supply chain.
Chris Copenhaver • 08/12/2020
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Article • Industrial

Retail-to-Warehouse Conversion: Is it Really Happening?

The pandemic-driven surge in e-commerce and stress on the retail real estate market has spurred much speculation regarding converting vacant retail space into distribution or last mile facilities.
Bethany Clark • 07/12/2020
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Article • Logistics

E-commerce Growth Surge Sparks Logistics Free-For-All

E-commerce has exploded in recent years, but as COVID-19 emerged the sector has seen unprecedented growth. While many industries battled disruptions, e-commerce provides opportunity.
Benjamin Conwell • 16/11/2020
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Research • Logistics

Expert Panel: Transforming the Supply Chain for Growing Digital Sales Demand

Listen to our latest panel of logistics and retail experts as they discuss the impacts of changing consumer behaviors on e-commerce supply chains. How has the extreme growth of digital sales impacted fulfillment?
Barrie Scardina • 21/10/2020
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Research • Retail

Can the shopping mall survive COVID-19?

With the continued growth of e-commerce and the impact of COVID-19, mall developers are faced with difficult challenges and the ultimate question: what does the future hold for the shopping mall?
Richard Latella • 07/10/2020
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Article • Logistics

The Supply Chain Ripple Effect Could Linger for Months

The pandemic and changing consumer behavior exposed weaknesses in supply chains, and as a result, we may see stock-outs and low inventories for months.
Bethany Clark • 20/07/2020
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Research • Retail

Shanghai’s Double Five Shopping Festival

The ‘May 5th Shopping Festival’ was designed to be a major catalyst for retail consumption by bringing together the key components of the ‘Shanghai Shopping’ brand.
Shaun Brodie • 29/06/2020
 

New perspective on Investments

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Insights • Investment

Infographic: Choose Your Next European Tech Hub in Line with Your Business Drivers

Understanding the most recent trends in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) can help to identify, by sector, which locations are most attractive for corporates’ operations.
Dimitris Vlachopoulos • 15/06/2021
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Research • Multifamily

Global Residential Impact Study: Which Gateway Markets are Primed to Rebound Post-Pandemic?

This Global Multi-Family study examines 27 global gateway markets and assesses the impact the pandemic had on residential demand, provides a “rebound ranking” score and investment recommendations.
David Bitner • 04/06/2021
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Research • Investment

Biden Administration Tax Proposals: Implications for Commercial Real Estate

We evaluate several provisions of the Biden administration’s $4.5 trillion Build Back Better Plan that could acutely impact commercial real estate investment.
David Bitner • 18/05/2021
 

More Insight

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MarketBeat • Insights

Spain Marketbeats

Cushman & Wakefield MarketBeat reports analyse quarterly Spain commercial property activity across office, retail and industrial real estate sectors including supply, demand and pricing trends at the market and submarket levels..
Marta Esclapés • 23/04/2021
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Research • Workplace

10 Key Learnings and What They Mean for Real Estate

It’s likely a fool’s errand to try to wrap all the complexities, shifts, challenges and surprises of 2020 into a meaningful summary. However, throughout the year, our team did uncover and analyze major trends and key learnings that emerged for the real estate industry.
Kevin Thorpe • 02/03/2021
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Research • Coworking

The Flexible Workplace Sector in Spain

The fall in new office space acquisition signals a more mature flexible workspace market that must make space profitable.
Ramiro Rodríguez • 19/11/2020

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