Nearly 50% of workers return to office post-Labor Day

Nearly 50% of Workers Return to Office Post-Labor Day

More New York City office workers are taking a page from students heading back to school, packing up for returns of their own.

Between Aug. 29 and Sept. 12, 49 percent of workers returned to their desks, according to a survey reported by the Commercial Observer. The report is based on 160 major Manhattan employers conducted by the Partnership for New York City and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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Refinancing Older Office Properties More Difficult in Dicier Market

Refinancing Older Office Properties More Difficult in Dicier Market

Brad Zampa, executive vice president and senior partner on CBRE’s Northern California capital markets team, explains the environment for commercial refinancing, especially for less desirable office properties, has become unmoored by today’s uncertainty. 

Wall Street Banks Lead Return-to-Office With Labor Day Push

Wall Street Banks Lead Return-to-Office With Labor Day Push

After Labor Day, it’s back to the office for Wall Street.

Big banks, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Morgan Stanley, are clearing the final hurdles for full-time, in-person work and once again reminding employees that they’re wanted in the office. After a few false starts, there’s a sense that this time it’s for real.

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Google Boss Says He’s a Believer in NYC Offices

Google Boss Says He’s a Believer in NYC Offices

Google’s chief executive, Sundar Pichai, said he’s optimistic about the company’s prospects in the Big Apple, where it expects to continue growing its presence, Crain’s reported. “I’m personally long-term bullish on our growth in New York as a company,” Pichai told the publication. “And we would do that only if we’re optimistic to access to tech talent and being able to scale up.”

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AmTrust President Jonathan Bennett On Modernizing the Company

AmTrust President Jonathan Bennett On Modernizing the Company

AmTrust Realty President Jonathan Bennett isn’t just modernizing his privately held real estate firm’s 1960s office tower at 250 Broadway — he’s trying to bring AmTrust itself into the modern world in order to fill hundreds of thousands of vacant square feet there and elsewhere.

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PRESENTED BY: VTS The Parameters of Office Demand Have Changed. Here’s What Owners Need to Know

The Parameters of Office Demand Have Changed. Here’s What Owners Need to Know

Partner Insights spoke with Nick Romito, co-founder and CEO of VTS, the commercial real estate industry’s leading technology platform that transforms how strategic decisions are made and executed across the asset life cycle, about what those changes mean for landlords.

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