Will Outdoor Terraces and Chefs Lure You Back to the Office? These Buildings Hope So.
Expensive air filtration systems to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Rooftop gardens irrigated by rainwater. A lunchtime menu from Michelin star chef Daniel Boulud.
Developers and the tenants that occupy big blocks of space across the U.S. are making expensive gambles on real estate perks designed for the uncertainties of the pandemic era, hoping the additions will be enough to lure reluctant employees back to the office and retain top talent in high demand. The changes offer hope to owners of trophy properties from New York to Seattle who feared disaster for their investments not that long ago.