1. Using lighting IoT data to inform a safer office reentry strategy (Stantec)
"As some states in the US begin to reopen amid COVID-19, many organizations are working through changes to their office spaces in order to safely welcome employees back. Common considerations include more frequent cleanings, touchless entry and room controls, and greater distancing between workstations. But what many companies—especially in newer spaces—are overlooking is the data already available to help them make more informed decisions for their office reentry."
2. Ghafari joins forces with Eview 360 (Ghafari)
"Global architecture + engineering firm announces investment in experiential design agency."
3. USGBC outlines how it will support pandemic recovery efforts (BD+C)
"The program includes launching emergency guidance and upgrades to LEED to ensure that it reflects the realities that buildings and people inside them will face in the near future."
4. Why Remote Work Is So Hard—and How It Can Be Fixed (The New Yorker)
"The challenges aren’t just technological. They’re managerial."
5. Dimon says U.S. has good chance for rapid economic recovery (Crain's Chicago Business)
“The government has been pretty responsive, large companies have the wherewithal, hopefully we’re keeping the small ones alive.”
6. Cushman & Wakefield CEO Brett White on workplace return (CNBC)
"Brett White, executive chairman and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield, joins “Squawk on the Street” to discuss employees returning to their office spaces."
7. Rent Deferral In the Time of COVID-19 (Commercial Property Executive)
"When it comes to tenants that cannot pay rent, owners need to apply empathy as well as solid legal counsel, according to Jonathan Hipp of Avison Young."