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As more companies focus on improving employee health and wellness, wearable technology is becoming a means for employers to monitor and support how people feel at work.

While smart watches and fitness bands that track data like heart rate and steps taken are most common in the workplace — due…

The launch of the world’s first equities investment vehicle targeting property companies specializing and supporting green buildings is pointing the way for more sustainable investment platforms.

Global investment manager Invesco has launched a green exchange traded fund (ETF) in New York at a time of increasing appetite for sustainable investments…

A year into the pandemic, there are growing signs of fatigue with homeworking.

People’s ideal number of remote work days is slipping, according to a March survey. They feel less productive at home than a year ago. …

Flexible office space has had quite a ride.

The coworking boom that sat hipsters and bankers on adjacent stools at office coffee bars ended abruptly last year when the pandemic emptied out offices across the globe.

By the second quarter last year, flexible space leasing activity was down 92 percent…

With data center investment ramping up, heated competition in more established markets is pushing investors to look further afield.

Mergers and acquisitions within the data center sector hit US$31 billion in 2020, up from US$ 16 billion in 2019, according to JLL.

In Europe, major markets like London, Frankfurt, Amsterdam…

Traditional closed-ended commingled real estate funds last year raised the least amount of money in almost a decade. But it’s not because investors are avoiding the sector, where allocations continue to rise, and the size of funds is at a new high.

Fundraising momentum across the industry fell last year…

When millions of people settled down to work from makeshift home offices as the pandemic first hit, few thought it would mark a long-lasting shift in traditional ways of working.

Fast forward to today and many companies have voiced their support for a hybrid model of work where people spend…

Efforts to power buildings entirely by electricity are starting to take shape amid a concerted push in the real estate industry to ramp up its green credentials.

Real estate is a major contributor of carbon emissions due in part to air conditioning systems running on fossil fuel-powered electrical grids, heating…

Traditional perks such as subsidised gym membership or lunchtime yoga sessions are now making way for more holistic initiatives supporting mental wellbeing as well as nutrition and new work-from-home practices.

In the UK, 86 percent of employers say they are changing their approach to employee health and wellbeing as a…

Keeping today’s workplaces clean involves far more than vacuuming the carpets and clearing away used coffee mugs at the end of the working day.

Hygiene standards in offices have never been higher to reduce the spread of viruses — and new approaches involving robots, sensors and new tools for existing…

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