office space


Empty office spaces can be converted to residential buildings – but it won’t be affordable

BY: and - July 15, 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, more companies have offered remote work options for their employees, or have even switched to working entirely remotely – leaving empty office buildings a new fixture in many cities. In July 2023, Boston’s Planning and Development Agency announced a pilot program to offer incentives to building developers who convert office […]

State looks to dump leased real estate as remote work leaves offices empty

BY: - May 24, 2023

The state wants to slash nearly a third of its office footprint over the next four years, as government workers stick with remote work arrangements begun during the pandemic and cubicles they once occupied are now often shared or deserted.  Take the Health Care Authority, where 98% of the staff are eligible to work remotely. […]