Avison Young at 2023 CoreNet Global Summit

Our experts reflect on today's dynamic occupier trends and share their takeaways from the 2023 CoreNet Global Summit

Unlocking the future of workspaces

Join Principal & Senior Director, U.S. Workplace Consulting, Michelle Osburn and Chris Cooper, Southern California Regional Managing Director, in an engaging conversation as they delve into the fascinating world of workplace and the new hybrid office environment. Chris shares his exciting journey of orchestrating the renovation of the new Avison Young Downtown Los Angeles space. Learn how the LA team created a multifaceted environment, where spaces can be transformed to suit specific needs, embracing new ways of working in our live/work/play era.

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Into the minds of corporate occupiers

Avison Young, U.S. President Harry Klaff and Jillian Brown, Director, Global Occupier Business Development, explore the current landscape of workplace strategies. From the global stage to North America, the discussion revolves around the pressing issues of return to office, the rise of hybrid work models, and the evolving perspectives on office usage. Jillian shares ongoing conversations she’s having with occupiers, addressing the need to move beyond the common discourse to shifting focus to the next evolution in workplace dynamics, with a particular emphasis on flexible solutions and the role of portfolio analytics and technology in supporting and shaping future decisions.

What should industrial occupiers be thinking about?

As occupiers grapple with aligning industrial portfolios to support evolving business needs, how should issues of supply chain disruptions, labor challenges, and changing client demands be addressed? Keith Knox, Principle and President, Occupier Services and Managing Principal, North America Consulting, Jeff Estep discuss solving operational problems, optimizing portfolios, and reducing overall operating expenses while maintaining service levels. Despite a market slowdown, industrial occupiers now have a window to make informed decisions, considering optimizing operations and government incentives.

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