With thousands of its employees working from home, Dentsu is reportedly looking to sell its 48-floor HQ for around ¥300 billion and lease back some of the space. https://t.co/hCNJB71yhf— The Japan Times (@japantimes) February 1, 2021
This is the key.— Derek Thompson (@DKThomp) February 1, 2021
The pandemic forced the entire white-collar economy to join hands and jump over remote work’s coordination problem.
“The most important outcome of the pandemic wasn’t that it taught YOU how to use Zoom, but rather that it forced EVERYBODY ELSE to use it.” pic.twitter.com/DoleBfyKF0
IMO "what do we do about the downtown office space" is the most overrated question about the remote work revolution. Office demand won't drop to zero. It's all the office space that's *not* in the prime locations that we should be thinking about repurposing.— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) February 1, 2021
Even if, hypothetically, we were to work-from-home forever, super star cities continue to offer social networks, big dating pools, and access to public transit, arts & culture. We are still social creatures; the allure of cities goes beyond work. https://t.co/H2t4A7nQIM— Jennifer Keesmaat (@jen_keesmaat) January 30, 2021