Tackling sick building syndrome: technology’s role
In 2023, as low as 43% of office occupancy is the new normal. This is widely seen as the after-effect of the pandemic and the shift towards hybrid or remote work, writes Melis Karabulut of Spaceflow. Yet, here is another reason why employees may not be willing to return to the office that landlords neglect: the sick building syndrome.
Hardware investment is vital for decarbonising real estate
In an industry as physical as real estate, venture capital investors shouldn’t overlook the vital role of hardware in getting to net zero, write Conan Lauterpacht and Reid Carroll of Sustainable Future Ventures.
The changing investment landscape: secure financial planning for developers
Steep inflation, rising material prices, supply chain issues and new legal requirements all pose serious challenges for property developers and construction firms. But securing finance for their projects remains their biggest concern, writes Sarah Geiger of Alasco.
The relevance of decarbonising goals during the downturn
Energy bills are the second biggest operational expense for large, asset-intensive businesses. Rising energy costs could be detrimental to the bottom line. Therefore, energy efficiency is increasingly becoming a part of the CFO’s agenda, writes Prabhu Ramachandran of Facilio.