Impact of COVID-19 on Leased Commercial Office Space – India

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic came at a time, when the country was already struggling with its economic situation, its slackening growth impacting the real estate sector. It was expected that the new year 2020 would resolve the NBFC woes through the various remedial measures announced, confront global headwinds and chart an upward growth […]

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Business as usual, for FM Professionals

The COVID-19 outbreak has impacted everyone and brought the global economy to its knees. World over, most cities, states and countries are in a complete lock down to control the spread of this virus. While most of us are able to work from home, there are some who are relentlessly helping us keep our  environment […]

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3 Ways To Mitigate Construction Uncertainty

With COVID-19 impacting communities and businesses around the globe, the construction industry is facing growing risk. Potential labor shortages, lack of materials, disruptions in supply chain, inspection and deadline delays and more are having a significant impact on the construction industry throughout the U.S. These factors will undoubtedly cause financial stress on contractors, developers, designers […]

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Are You Ready For Remote Work?

With COVID-19 impacting communities and businesses around the globe, many organizations are taking preventive measures by allowing their employees to work from home. While this is an effective measure in preventing the spread of illness, many companies aren’t prepared for the major shift in office culture. With a large percentage of the workforce newly working […]

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Five Steps To Driving Down Occupancy Costs

Did you know most organizations only effectively use 60% of their portfolio? More people are working outside of the office – at home, cafes, coworking spaces, etc. As workplaces transform to meet the needs of the evolving workforce, strategic and flexible occupancy planning can significantly impact cost and improve experience simultaneously. Need clearer guidelines for […]

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Union Budget 2020 – Key Takeaways

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2020 anchored around the 3 major themes of Aspirational India, Economic Development and a Caring society. The Budget focussed on proposing new schemes for mostly every sector, with the objective of reviving the Indian Economy through proposing changes in Income Tax Slabs, tax reforms, policy changes for […]

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Sustainability & E-commerce

Given the rising popularity of e-commerce and the change in the buying pattern of the customer with e-commerce accounting for a larger chunk of purchases worldwide, it is only fair that we look at the sustainability of the industry. Packaging and shipping or logistics are two areas of concern where sustainable best practices can go a long way […]

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Psychographics.

One of the top design trends today, psychographics is changing the way workplaces are designed. It is doing away with the world of uncertainty and becoming a keystone in the decision making process. While demographics deals with gender, age, income, education, marital status, race etc., psychographics deals with the attitudes, values and opinions, daily habits, […]

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2020: Expectations for The Road Ahead

The year 2019 proved to be a rather staid roller coaster ride for the real estate industry, with its share of ‘highs’ and ‘lows’ devoid of the convulsive stir that the industry had witnessed during the period 2016-2018. This, perhaps, is a sign that the industry is gradually inching towards normalcy and the dust created […]

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