How will we work in the future?

How the Office Continues to Support the Future of Work

34 minute listen February 16, 2021
Where and how will people work in the future? That’s the big question under discussion when two workplace leaders—Bank of America’s Anne Walker and CBRE’s Karen Ellzey—join Spencer to share insights on corporations’ evolving plans for the future workplace.
34 minute listen February 16, 2021

The Road Ahead for Portfolio and Workplace Strategy

February 2021 | 10 minute read

Corporate real estate leaders in EMEA discuss the future of portfolio and workplace strategies.

The Role of Great Offices Going Forward

June 18, 2020 | 5 minute read

Great offices of tomorrow will have to be reimagined in ways that support teamwork, chemistry and culture.

How Office Furniture Will be Adapted

August 12, 2020 | 12 minute read

COVID is inspiring changes in the design and utilization of next-generation office furniture.

8 Core Truths Guiding the Future of Work

January 2021 | 20 minute read

Explore the new business realities that CBRE experts believe are guiding organizations as they evaluate the business decisions that will determine the future of work.

Healthcare's Future is Omnichannel

January 2021 | 7 minute read

The healthcare system of the future can learn from retail’s ongoing reinvention, including lessons on embracing flexibility, providing consistent patient experience and incorporating targeted analytics.

10 Predictions for the Future of Workplace

January 2021 | 5 minute read

What will be different in the workplace of the future? Explore our top 10 predictions.

The Law Firm Workplace of the Future

October 26, 2020 | 14 minute read

In the era of COVID-19, the legal workplace is on the cusp of major transformation.

Redefining Reality With a Glance

November 23, 2020 | 5 minute read

How Facilities Management professionals are using mixed reality to deliver cost efficiency, increased employee productivity, improved safety and reduction of the carbon footprint.

How will COVID-19 change the location, design and use of office space?

November 23, 2020 | 3 minute read

CBRE Research recently conducted a survey of 126 senior-level global real estate executives to find the answer.

The Transformation of Corporate Real Estate in the Age of COVID-19

October 19, 2020 | 10 minute read

How CRE leaders are future-proofing their strategies, teams, work environments and portfolios to help their organizations emerge as strong as possible.

The Tech Industry Will Lead the Next Economic Growth Cycle

October 30, 2020 | 5 minute read

This year’s Tech-30 report explores the high-tech industry’s impact on employment and office space in the 30 leading tech markets in the U.S. and Canada, as well as 10 up-and-coming tech markets.

The Value of Investing in Workplace Connectivity and Wellness

September 30, 2020 | 5 minute read

How a collective approach to customer service, property management and hospitality will enable ongoing tenant engagement and uninterrupted service delivery.

Cost Consideration Strategies for Employers

October 16, 2020 | 5 minute read

Labor and location strategies for companies seeking to reduce costs in this challenging economic environment from the CBRE Labor Analytics group.

More Space vs Remote Work: The Future of Office

July 30, 2020 | 12 minute read

We explore how reducing workspace density and increasing remote work options could affect office demand.

How will this impact our workforce?

Financial Implications for Tech Talent Leaving Major Tech Hubs

5 minute read January 20, 2021
Greater flexibility to work remotely during the COVID pandemic has caused some tech workers to consider relocating from major tech hubs on the West and East coasts to lower-cost markets. For those contemplating such a move, there are both financial and non-financial implications to consider.
5 minute read January 20, 2021

The Secret to Unlocking Productivity is the Activity-Based Workplace

October 2020 | 15 minute read

As occupiers rethink how and where their employees engage in work after COVID-19, expect activity-based working to take a front seat.

Welcome to the 5G+ Workplace

November 23, 2020 | 2 minute read

Boomers toiling side-by-side with advanced AI virtual colleagues. Get ready for the future workplace.

Culture Amid COVID

October 27, 2020 | 5 minute read

CBRE’s Chris Ludeman talks with Humu CEO and former Google SVP Laszlo Bock about creating an inspiring culture within hybrid workplaces and sustaining long-term productivity.

The Key Skills and Technologies the Hybrid Workplace Will Demand of Leaders

November 23, 2020 | 12 minute read

A Q+A between futurist, author, and keynote speaker, Jacob Morgan, and CBRE Host’s Global Product and Technology Lead, Brennan McReynolds.

You’ll Never Think About the Office the Same Way Again

June 16, 2020 | 3 minute read

The workdays and workspaces of tomorrow will be more flexible, intentional and focused on productivity.

What do Global Office Workers Want?

September 15, 2020 | 4 minute read

CBRE conducted a survey of over 10,000 office workers from companies across the globe to ask how they expect to work once the COVID pandemic is over – and the implication of this for company real estate portfolios and workplace policies.

How Great Leaders Can Recalibrate Culture

October 15, 2020 | 7 minute read

Business leaders have a critical role to play in facilitating a transition back to the workplace that builds a health-conscious, caring, collaborative and productive culture.

What does this mean for your real estate footprint?

The Nation Needs Fiber

5 minute read February 23, 2021
As the world’s corporate real estate leaders seek to future-proof their portfolios, the shift to agile workplace strategies and remote workforces creates more demands for network connectivity.
5 minute read February 23, 2021

How Flexible Offices Became a New Necessary in Real Estate Strategy

December 2020 | 20 minute read

While the dual challenge of a recession and a pandemic is hampering near-term demand, the future of the flexible office market looks bright.

Space Design and Construction Are Changing

January 2021 | 20 minute read

Office strategy will evolve in the coming years, from labor to location and from occupancy to design.

Global Construction Trends and Insights Have Become Critical

January 2021 | 15 minute read

Our latest Global Cost Trends Guide harnesses data from 134 cities in 75 countries to shed light on both current and prospective cost trends.

Insights from APAC: Portfolio Planning in the New Normal

September 2020 | 3 minute read

Why shorter commutes, smarter portfolios and significant savings should be at the heart of any corporate real estate strategy.

The Programming + Property Management Revolution

December 2020 | 5 minute read

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated many trends in the multifamily market and also shifted key paradigms. With resident priorities for space and programming evolving to suit this new normal, it’s time for operators and investors to audit — and potentially overhaul — their offerings.

How Commercial Property Marketing Has Been Transformed

July 30, 2020 | 4 minute read

Today’s property marketing is more competitive than ever. Explore the best ways to cut through the clutter and engage effectively with prospective tenants and investors.


Investors are navigating an uncertain future. CBRE uses our data and expertise to provide clarity on the evolving economic and capital markets landscape and to inform and fortify investment strategies.

2021 Asia Pacific Outlook

20 minute read January 1, 2021
Explore the road ahead and the trends that will shape the APAC market this year and beyond.
20 minute read January 1, 2021

The Rise of Co-Living and Where Multifamily Is Evolving

October 2020 | 20 minute read

Co-living is a revolution in urban living that responds to the increased number of people renting and the need for social engagement.

The Bio-Boom Intensifies

October 2020 | 15 minute read

The pandemic has heightened the focus on the life science sector. This year's Life Sciences report analyzes key trends and provides detailed overviews of the top U.S. markets poised for continued expansion.

2021 UK Real Estate Market Outlook

December 2020 | 20 minute read

2021 is a new beginning for UK real estate. Explore the road ahead and the trends that will shape the market next year and beyond.

Building a Resilient Path to the Future

September 10, 2020 | 5 minute read

To meet the needs of their communities, health systems must adopt creative approaches with a focus on being nimble and sustainable.

The Outlook for Retail Recovery

June 26, 2020 | 10 minute read

Retail recovery will vary, with sectors and regions forecast to experience different growth trajectories.

Is Multifamily the Asset Class of the Future

June 26, 2020 | 10 minute read

Multifamily entered the COVID-19 pandemic with strong momentum. Here’s why we expect a quicker recovery than experienced in the last recession.

The Road Ahead for the Hotel Industry

July 8, 2020 | 10 minute read

Travel demand has historically been extremely resilient. What does that mean for the hotel industry for the next decade?

The Future for the Hotel Industry

October 2020 | 7 minute read

How the lodging industry is predicted to rebound in the coming years thanks, in part, to a revival of in-person connection through business travel and conventions.

Multifamily Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis

September 16, 2020 | 10 minute read

Explore key insights from the last major economic dislocation, which may offer insight on how quickly a recovery may occur and which markets are best positioned to benefit from it.

Reimagining Your Hotel for 2021 and Beyond

July 8, 2020 | 5 minute read

As the world begins to cautiously re-open, hotel operators must take a strategic and creative approach to ensure future profitability.

Eleven Markets Prepared to Meet the Demands of the Next Decade

December, 2020 | 8 minute read

The COVID pandemic has amplified the need for companies to evaluate existing and new markets from fresh perspectives beyond the usual set of location drivers such as transportation costs, labor availability and cost, and taxes.

2021 EMEA Real Estate Market Outlook

December 2020 | 20 minute read

Insights on what to expect in 2021 across every commercial real estate sector in EMEA following what has been a year of convulsive change.

2021 U.S. Real Estate Outlook

November 12, 2020 | 20 minute read

The road ahead for U.S. real estate and the mega-trends that will shape the market in 2021 and beyond.


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