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The Edge Magazine | Vol. 6

Learn how 5G will impact the office of the future, why the grocery store has changed forever, join the conversation on global sustainability, and more.

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With the vaccine distribution increasing in many parts of the world, and some economic bright spots on the horizon, we look to the future with a renewed sense of hope. But as we move forward, of course our collective question is, what will this future hold for our places of work and commerce and how will this moment in history shape our communities? 

In this volume of The Edge Magazine, we continue to explore the nexus of disruption and opportunity. Learn how 5G will impact the office of the future, why the grocery store has changed foreverjoin the conversation on global sustainability and learn what 'carbon neutral' and achieving 'net zero' actually means. We also touch upon a new alternative to the traditional officehow companies can keep up with digital demandwhy organizations must pivot to meet the demands of a changing workplace ecosystem, and how the rise in trading apps is impacting the commercial real estate landscape.

In order to provide you with the most up-to-date content, we’ll be sharing articles in real-time over the next several weeks. Subscribe to be notified as articles are released and added to The Edge Volume 6. 

In this volume

Trading Apps (image)
Insights • Technology

The Rise of Trading Apps

How is this wildly popular category of mobile applications having an impact on the commercial real estate landscape?
Sandy Romero • 8/3/2021
Edge Carbon (image)
Insights • Sustainability

All about carbon

Companies often talk about becoming ‘carbon neutral’ or achieving ‘net zero,’ but what does that actually mean?
Melissa Gutierrez-Sullivan • 5/26/2021
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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 • 5/13/2021
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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 • 3/31/2021
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 • 3/31/2021
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 • 3/31/2021
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 • 3/31/2021
Women leading Sustainability (Image)
Insights • Sustainability

Sustainability: a global conversation

We sat down with sustainability experts from around the world to discuss their thoughts on this important topic.
Rebecca Jinks • 3/31/2021
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Volume 5

Edge Vol5 Millenials (image)
Insights • Workplace

Millennials and COVID-19: The unlucky generation 

Millennials have been more affected by the pandemic than other generations and will become a powerful change agent.
Dr. Dominic Brown • 12/17/2020
Cobots Edge Vol 5 (image)
Insights • Technology

Automation accelerated: make way for the cobots

Collaborative robots (cobots) have become invaluable resources during this challenging time.
Revathi Greenwood • 12/16/2020
APAC on the rise Edge Vol5 (image)
Insights • Economy

Asia Pacific on the rise

Why Asia Pacific will grow and dominate the next decade.
Matthew Bouw • 12/16/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Office

Do amenities still matter in a post-COVID-19 world?

The office—its workspaces, amenities and services—will need to be redesigned to support employees’ evolving needs.
Despina Katsikakis • 11/9/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Economy

How COVID-19 is hitting the reset button on the global economy and property types

The stresses caused by the 2020 global recession will have a major impact on property across the globe over the next several years.
Kevin Thorpe • 10/7/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Retail

Ghost kitchens: cooking up creative ideas in response to COVID-19

With restaurants struggling to survive and today’s world all about convenience, ghost kitchens have proved to be a win-win during the pandemic.
10/7/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Facilities Managment

Introducing the Virtual Technician—technical support during a turbulent time

A highly connected world of emerging technology paired with the necessity of social distancing have paved the way for modern technical support.
Paul Bedborough • 10/7/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Economy

How do we move forward after COVID-19 changed the world?

The global pandemic has changed the way we operate, run businesses, educate children, socialize with friends – it’s changed the way we live our lives.
Andrew Phipps • 10/7/2020
New Normal (image)
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 • 10/7/2020
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The Edge Magazine | Volume 5

Read about how COVID-19 is hitting the reset button on the global economy, why ghost kitchens are restaurants’ response to the pandemic, how the Virtual Technician is a game-changer, what shopping malls need to do to survive coronavirus and more.

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Volume 4

New Normal (image)
Research • Economy

How do we move forward after COVID-19 changed the world?

The global pandemic has changed the way we operate, run businesses, educate children, socialize with friends – it’s changed the way we live our lives.
Andrew Phipps • 10/7/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Sustainability

How COVID-19 made healthy indoor environments and wellness a priority

As a result of the pandemic, Indoor Environmental Quality (“IEQ”) is more important than ever.
Melissa Gutierrez-Sullivan • 8/6/2020
Hotel card (image)
Insights • Hospitality

The strongest hotels are strategizing for a successful comeback

With little to zero travel happening since the pandemic’s inception, hotels have taken a hit like never before. As countries undertake various phased measures and approaches to recovery readiness, the hotel industry is poising itself for its own path forward.
Elaine Sahlins • 7/29/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Workplace

Urban to suburban: the growing shift to the suburbs as COVID-19 changes the way people live

The dynamics between the central business districts (CBDs) and the suburbs are shifting.
Kenneth McCarthy • 7/7/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Workplace

Workplace trends accelerated – and reversed – by COVID-19

Which changes are actual disruptions of the status quo, and which are just accelerations of a pre-existing trend?
David Smith • 6/22/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Technology

5G is here. Why it matters and how it will play a part in a post-COVID-19 world

With working from home becoming the ‘new normal’ due to COVID-19 – at least in the short term – being better connected via 5G has become crucial to organizations.
Robert Franch • 6/1/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Sustainability

Up in the air: climate change uncertainty in an uncertain time

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have been vast-reaching, affecting billions of individuals’ daily lives and interactions with our communities.
Eric Tilden • 6/1/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Technology

Are Millennials and Gen Z powering a FinTech revolution?

The global fintech industry has grown significantly and now there is potential for this disruption to be turbo-charged.
Dr. Dominic Brown • 6/1/2020
New Normal (image)
Research • Industrial

Coronavirus and supply chain disruption: prepare for impact

The pandemic has magnified many supply chain opportunities and trends to drive business success.
Rob Hall • 6/1/2020
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The Edge Magazine | Volume 4

Read about how we move forward after a global pandemic, why 5G will play a part in a post-COVID-19 world, workplace trends accelerated by the virus, climate change uncertainty and more.

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Volume 3

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The Edge Magazine | Volume 3

Read about future-proofing the workplace, over-tourism, meatless “meat,” digital twin technology, a client spotlight on McDonald’s and more.

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hamburger (image)
Research • Investment

Meatless “meat”: where’s the beef?

Nearly half a billion dollars was invested in 20 different companies focused on meatless “meat” and alternative proteins. What does this mean?
David Smith
over tourism (image)
Research • Hospitality

Overcoming over-tourism

Popular travel destinations are feeling the pressure and real estate owners need to understand how they are impacted by over-tourism.
Bořivoj Vokřínek
delivery app (image)
Research • Retail

Are food delivery apps "eating up" restaurants?

Digital ordering has grown 300 percent faster than dine-in traffic since 2014. What can restaurants do to survive?
Matt Ashman
puzzle (image)
Research • Sustainability

Do good, do well: why being a good corporate citizen matters

It is critical for companies to integrate corporate social responsibility into business models and operations.
Maria D'Avanzo
fifth wall (image)
Research • PropTech

Innovating the industry with PropTech

Brendan Wallace, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Fifth Wall, and Brett White, Executive Chairman & CEO, Cushman & Wakefield, discuss the impact of PropTech and the future of commercial real estate.
digital twins (image)
Research • Technology

The power of digital twin technology

Digital twin technology is the ultimate technology tool that combines artificial intelligence (AI), the internet of things (IoT), algorithms and other innovations to create a powerful collection of data.
Oliver Skagerlind
anchor balloon (image)
Research • Valuation

Are ghost assets haunting your business?

Ghost assets can lead to decreased productivity and can negatively influence a company’s financial costs and impact tax liability.
David Koller
workplace (image)
Research • Workplace

How to future-proof your workplace

With so much ongoing change, how do you keep up with and navigate the impact of new trends and, armed with this knowledge, future proof your workplace?
Despina Katsikakis
glass building reflection (image)
Research • Workplace

Make your workplace a destination with amenities and services

Today’s office buildings need to serve as unique destinations that motivate and inspire people to go into the office through experiential offerings.
Suzanne Mehta
workplace (image)
Research • Workplace

Creating spaces for everyone: bridging the multi-generational gap

Understanding how different generations want to interact with buildings is integral to providing successful spaces no matter what real estate sector you are operating in.
Rebecca Rockey
workplace art (image)
Research • Workplace

Shutting down stereotypes: finding workplace solutions that work

The workplace is a complex, multi-faceted concept. One of the most challenging issues is identifying, understanding and creating places that enable people to do their best work.
Debra Moritz
workplace meeting (image)
Research • Workplace

The “nichification” of coworking

A new breed of flexible workspace providers are tailoring space to the needs of specific sectors and “niches.” What opportunities and challenges does this new trend present for occupiers and owners?
Emma Swinnerton
smart buildings (image)
Research • Workplace

Smart buildings and the employee experience

Smart buildings influence the employee experience and in turn impact a company’s goals and objectives.
Despina Katsikakis
Workplace healthy (image)
Research • Workplace

Healthy working: how to bring wellness and sustainability into your workplace

The future workplace should be a workplace supporting our health. How do organizations create green and healthy workplaces that benefit their employees’ wellbeing?
Eric Tilden
mcdonalds (image)
Research • Retail

McDonald’s new flashy flagship in Times Square

McDonald’s recently invested approximately $6 billion to modernize more than 8,700 restaurants in the United States including their flagship in New York City’s Times Square.
Andrew Kahn

Volumes 2 and 1

Vol 2 (image)
The Edge Magazine | Volume 2

Read about micro-mobility, craft breweries, adaptive reuse, eco-friendly construction, a client spotlight on Gillette Stadium and more.

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The Edge Magazine | Volume 1

Read about the experiential workplace, eSports, PropTech, women in commercial real estate, a client spotlight on Google and more.

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The Edge Magazine Team
Content Director and Editor: Gina Dardi
Creative Director: Senem Goctu
Digital Marketing Leads: Taylor Tomlinson & Flo Guerrouani  
Editor: Jamie Tetro
Designers: Rachel Summers, Sarah Knowles & Katie Kakindiros
Contributing Writers: Brielle Lisa & Oliver Arscott
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