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RE: VISITED - The Great Office Occupier/Developer Debate

In 2021, Lewis Silkin and HCG hosted three separate panel sessions where the views from senior members of the Occupier and Landlord communities were heard on a range of key, current topical issues within the real estate industry. This follow on-series brings together some of the key themes from those sessions in relation to ‘The Great Office Occupier/Developer Debate’ as we reflect on the past year, merging the best of the old ways of doing business with the best of what was learnt during the pandemic.

Occupiers

The key themes from our first session focussed around the issues of lease flexibility, sustainability, landlord offering, and wellbeing. There was also a discussion around how the Covid-19 pandemic has seen occupiers’ needs change, new players entering the market offering alternatives to the standard leasehold structure, and the expansion of the flex market.

Click on the links below to explore each of the topics further:

Developers

The key themes from our second session with developers was focused on what action landlords have taken in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, what lessons they have learnt, how they see the future panning out, and, for many, the pandemic has forced them to rethink their approach to occupiers and the importance of community, collaboration and partnership when it comes to building great places.

More information will follow soon to explore the key themes for developers further.  

RE: VISITED – The Great Office Occupier/Developer Debate is brought to you in partnership with Steve Wright and Philip Cohen of HCG.

 

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