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  • They've Sold Five LA Tech Companies and Just Raised $36 Million. Meet the Founders Behind Openpath.

    dot.LA 8/13/20

    James Segil and Alex Kazerani are two of L.A.'s most successful tech entrepreneurs, but you've probably never heard of them because for the last 20 years they've been making bets on backend tech infrastructure. Most recently they scored a $36 million fundraise for their latest venture. And now as they... Read more

  • Why building health is the new buzzphrase

    JLL 8/13/20

    Today’s spotlight on creating healthier workplaces goes well beyond implementing physical distancing and encouraging employees to use the stairs. Building infrastructure and hygiene practices, closely monitored by new technology and live data, are being analysed and tested to ensure ventilation, lighting and heating systems are playing their part in safeguarding... Read more

  • New Technology Could Turn Bricks Into Batteries

    Bisnow 8/13/20

    In future the materials used in buildings could play a vital role in fighting the climate crisis, as new technology advances could allow bricks to store energy. A research team at Washington University in St Louis, U.S., has found a way to use nanotechnology to fill the pores in a... Read more

  • Grocery stores might be the next big thing to move into malls

    CNBC 8/13/20

    As consumer shopping habits change, America's shopping malls have anointed many saviors: food halls, movie theaters, gyms. Grocery stores could be next on the list. Simon Property Group, the largest mall owner in the U.S., hinted at the idea on an earnings call Monday evening. Read more

  • Concrete, a Centuries-Old Material, Gets a New Recipe

    The New York Times 8/13/20

    On any given day, Central Concrete, in San Jose, Calif., does what concrete companies have been doing for centuries: combining sand, gravel, water and cement to create the slurry that is used in construction. Read more

  • Remote work really does mean longer days — and more meetings

    Washington Post 8/13/20

    The massive global shift to remote work since the pandemic began has led to some upsides: More flexibility, no commute, more comfortable pants. But those who sense this grand experiment in working from home also comes with plenty of downsides — longer days, more meetings and more email to answer... Read more

  • Coronavirus Leaving Deep, Lasting Changes for US Office Market

    GlobeSt 8/13/20

    One of the leading causes for concern is net absorption, which in the second quarter fell into negative territory for the first time in a decade. For those who are in the office sector, one of the global leading real estate companies has two words to embrace if they want to... Read more

  • HelloOffice Acquires Leading Workplace Strategy Team and Launches Silicon Valley Office

    Business Wire 8/13/20

    SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HelloOffice, the technology-powered commercial real estate brokerage making the search for office space seamless and intelligent, today announced five key hires to launch its third regional office and lead workplace strategy services. Read more

  • Coworking Firms Retreat After Rapid Advance

    Wall Street Journal 8/13/20

    The world’s biggest coworking companies are starting to close money-losing locations across the globe, signaling an end to years of expansion in what had been one of real estate’s hottest sectors. The retreat reflects an effort to slash costs at a time when the coronavirus is reducing demand for office... Read more

  • HOW COVID-19 MADE HEALTHY INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS AND WELLNESS A PRIORITY

    Cushman & Wakefield 8/13/20

    The importance of a comfortable, healthy and engaging workplace has been thrust into the spotlight during this global pandemic. People understandably want to work in an environment where they feel safe.  Now, Indoor Environmental Quality (“IEQ”) is more important than ever. IEQ is simply the conditions occupants experience within a... Read more