Workplace

Whats Shaping the Future of Work?

Last week we attended Spaceful’s event at the Museum of Contemporary Art; Unlimited: an Exploration of Future Workplace Innovation. It was a great event from every perspective, the venue, the vibe of the space, the hosts, the Exhibition Centre for exhibitors, the guest speaker, the...

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The Co-Working Climate

The original serviced office operators were successful in providing small professionally run office “units” for customers, from small self-employed entities to global corporations. A common thing in the 1980’s was its use by global entities needing a small branch office or beachhead in a particular market. In those...

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Testing The 7 Minute Walk

We recently highlighted Propella.ai’s isochrone – the 7-minute walk. This catchment area represents the likely maximum distance that workers will commonly walk from their office for most of their daily needs such as lunch, convenience items and personal services. Naturally, the shape, size, and topography...

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7 Minute Walk

Recently we caught up with Callan Cameron, Director, and Founder at Propella.ai. We love their human centric approach to data, such as determining that the typical retail catchment area for a CBD building is roughly a 7-minute walk in any direction. It’s called an “isochrone’,...

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Are Fitted Suites So Fitting?

“Spec”, “as new”, “retrofitted”, “existing”, “partial”, “ready-to-occupy”, “move-in ready”, …. fitout. Anyone involved in the CRE office market at the moment is bombarding or bombarded with spec fitouts (brand new) or existing fitouts (not brand new). All are “fitted” suites. There are many really good quality...

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Where Are We At: Occupancy Levels

What is the difference between office space occupancy and office space utilisation? In essence one is used by the supply side of the office equation (Lessors), and the other is used by the demand side of the equation (Lessees). We look at “occupancy”. Here is an...

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Get Used To It: Remote Work Is Here To Stay

Following on from last week’s Creview (Remote work or office absence), we rummaged through our “read-later pile” and found a Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research team’s (Jose Maria Barrero, Nicholas Bloom and Stephen Davis) report titled "The Evolution of Working from Home”. There are 3...

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Remote Work or Office Absence?

Last week we spent 3 days in the middle of Queensland with Capricorn Space searching for property.  We covered about 1000 kms in 2 days and worked as we travelled. We even had connectivity almost 200 kms from the nearest main regional centre. This got us...

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Hybrid Workplace Confusion Rules

Hybrid would have to be the most used word in the CRE industry today. Surely, remote is second as it forms part of most peoples’ interpretation of hybrid. Our view, hybrid is the mixture of in-the-office days and out-of-the-office days. Some like hybrid and others don’t....

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