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The Edge | 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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Discover influential trends and ideas impacting the commercial real estate industry and beyond. The articles featured in The Edge, put you, the world's premier occupiers and investors, on the edge of what's next. 

This volume of The Edge Magazine focuses on the future – how we will move forward and what it will potentially look like. Read about how we move forward after a global pandemicwhy 5G will play a part in a post-COVID-19 worldclimate change uncertainty, 2020 workplace trends, the growing shift to the suburbs, why COVID-19 made healthy indoor environments and wellness a priority and more.

While there are no easy answers to some very difficult questions, we will continue to offer our clients access to our best advice, and our best thinking to prepare for post-COVID-19 recovery and the eventual return to the workplace.

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. Be sure to subscribe to be notified as articles are released and added to The Edge Volume 4. 

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In this Volume

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
6/1/2020
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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
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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.
Dominic Brown • 6/1/2020
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Research • Industrial

Coronavirus and supply chain disruption: prepare for impact

The pandemic has magnified many supply chain opportunities and trends to drive business success.
Bethany Clark • 6/1/2020

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Research • Topical Report

The Edge | 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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Research • Topical Report

The Edge | 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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Research • Topical Report

The Edge | 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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Research • Topical Report

The Edge | Volume 1

Read about the experiential workplace, eSports, PropTech, women in commercial real estate, a client spotlight on Google and more.
Capalaba Officeworks
Capalaba Officeworks sells above reserve for $8.4m

At an auction held today by Cushman & Wakefield, an Officeworks-tenanted asset located in Brisbane’s Capalaba has sold under the hammer for $8.425m, on a yield of 5.1%.

Michael Collins • 9/16/2020

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14 Stratton Street Newstead sold for $122.5m in two-tiered deal

The Charter Hall Social Infrastructure REIT (ASX: CQE) has finalised a deal to acquire a 100% freehold interest in the site at 14 Stratton Street, Newstead, Queensland, for $122.5 million representing a 4.84% yield. The transaction was completed through a sale and leaseback with well-regarded health group, Mater Misericordiae Limited (Mater).

Peter Court • 10/9/2020

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Fast food investments headline $60m+ commercial auction

Cushman & Wakefield’s National Investment Sales Team has been appointed to sell a portfolio of alternative investment assets across New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria, that are expected to sell for a total of approximately $60 million when they go under the hammer on 10 December in Sydney.

Michael Collins • 11/29/2020

MELBOURNE SKYLINE
Home of Chapel Street’s Revolver Upstairs is for sale

A unique opportunity to become the landlord of the iconic Revolver Upstairs is being brought to market by Cushman & Wakefield.

Marcus Neill • 2/27/2020

6 feet office
Research • Workplace

6 Feet Office

The 6 Feet Office is our conceptual idea to help our clients prepare for their employees to return to the workplace. Cushman & Wakefield Australia has implemented concept offices in Sydney and Melbourne - take a tour with us now!
5/20/2020
Hokkaido: Emerging Tourism Segment
Insights • Forecast - Outlook

Hokkaido: Emerging Tourism Segment

Currently, inbound visitors come to Japan for shopping, gourmet food and beverages, hot springs and traditional cultural experiences. To attract tourists to revisit Japan many new tourism aspects are emerging. What one can find in Hokkaido is local culture and sports tourism.

 
Naomi Rice • 9/2/2020
Capital Markets - What's Next?
Insights • Investment

Capital Markets - What's Next?

The most common question asked by investors over the last 5 weeks has been: how far have prices fallen since the start of the COVID-19 lockdown? The honest answer is that the UK investment market is suffering from inertia and the dramatic fall in transaction volumes means we have had little pricing discovery on deals launched post-COVID-19. So, how do we interpret a fall in volumes?

Jason Winfield • 6/5/2020
Insights • Forecast - Outlook

Hospitality Development Projects In Greater Nagoya

While preparing to join Tokyo and Osaka into a single mega region with the new SCMaglev train, Greater Nagoya also sees the need to strengthen its position as a hub city in Central Japan. Although the official opening date of SCMAGLEV is now expected to be postponed, a move to strengthen its position in the Chukyo region is underway. In terms of tourism, MICE, cruise tourism, and theme park are the sectors Greater Nagoya is working on.

Erika Watanabe • 9/3/2020

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