Future of the Office: Has the Office Market Been Forever Changed by the Pandemic?

October 27, 2022 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (GMT-06:00) Central Time Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, D221 Concurrent Session
Open to All Attendees
Capital Markets Office - Buildings Real Estate Trends
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The office will always serve an important role in a company’s culture, but how has the COVID-19 pandemic altered the office as we knew it and what happens to the vintage office stock in many cities? This panel will discuss how investors can properly evaluate risk and how they should be thinking about investment in office. With the emphasis on flight to quality, how do owners of class B and C assets reposition them? What happens to the 1980s- and 1990s-era stock in New York City, Chicago, and San Francisco when it hits the market and who are the potential buyers? Also, with the rising cost of debt, will values rise or fall? JLL experts will address the buyer pools for office post-pandemic, the rise of secondary markets, how gateway markets will remain relevant, how flex space is becoming more mainstream, and the amenity race occurring within the office sector. This segment will also touch upon ESG and the rising importance that net zero goals play in the public and private markets.