August 29, 2022

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Penn Station Plan Makes a High-Stakes Bet on the Future of Office Work

Despite near record-high office vacancies, Gov. Kathy Hochul has backed a real estate project at the New York transit hub that would be one of the largest in American history.

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August 26, 2022

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Can History Predict the Future? – The Atlantic

A historian believes he has discovered iron laws that predict the rise and fall of societies. He has bad news.

Source: Can History Predict the Future? – The Atlantic

August 26, 2022

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The ‘city’ is becoming increasingly digital, forcing us to rethink its role in life and work

A survey of more than 2,000 people as Melbourne reopened after COVID lockdowns shows the pandemic and digital technology have made the city less a place of work, more a place to visit now and then.

Source: The ‘city’ is becoming increasingly digital, forcing us to rethink its role in life and work

August 26, 2022

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Melbourne office vacancies increase, but high end is in demand

To retain and recruit staff, many Melbourne employers are upgrading to more luxurious office buildings. But a new report shows overall vacancies are increasing.

Source: Melbourne office vacancies increase, but high end is in demand

August 26, 2022

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Melbourne CBD workers spend just 16 hours in city as work-from-home sticks

The shift to working from home which was accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic is set to continue according to research published on Thursday by RMIT.

Source: Melbourne CBD workers spend just 16 hours in city as work-from-home sticks