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The future of the office - Chris Barkley published in Property Investor News

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Chris Barkley in our commercial property team writes for Property Investor News about the future of the office, highlighting key themes you need to take into consideration including sustainability, gamification, flexibility and lifestyle.

“The recent pandemic has forced even the most traditional of companies to adapt. This combined with the post-millennial demand for a fully flexible and often integrated work and lifestyle balance is likely to see a seismic change to the traditional office as we know it going forward.”

The full article on the future of the office is available at this link or by emailing

Chris Barkley

Chris is an experienced commercial real estate lawyer who focusses on large investment acquisitions and disposals, development matters, and complex landlord and tenant transactions. Chris’s investment experience includes acting for institutional and private investors on acquiring and selling large scale industrial parks, office buildings and hotel sites.

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