remote work

SIlicon Valley VC Firm Moves Headquarters to Cloud

The latest California corporate headquarters move is to the cloud. Venture capital firm Andreeson Horowitz  read more »

Hudson Yards Developer Builds Units for Hybrid Schedule Top Executives

Related Companies, developer of Hudson Yards in New York, the largest private real estate development in the nation’s history has announced a 270 housing units  read more »

Downtown San Francisco Happy Hours; Thursday is the New Friday

Chase DiFeliciantonio reports in the March 28, 2020 San Francisco Chronicle that efforts to attract office workers back to downtown San Francisco  read more »

43% of Canada’s Employed Worked Majority of Hours at Home: January 2022

Statistics Canada reports that remote work reached a pandemic era recently.  read more »

Webinar: The Case for Suburbia

When: March 8, 2022 at 12PM (CT)
Where: Join on Zoom
The seeming success of compact cities and the supposed dangers of sprawl to the climate have led to pushback against sprawling, car-dominated cities. Join us as we discuss the environmental case for suburbia.  read more »

Standardizing the Gig Hybrid Work Week?

San Francisco Examiner reporter Jeff Elder describes efforts to coordinate hybrid work schedules that involve working part time at home and part time in the office  read more »

To the Exurbs and Beyond in Vancouver

The Vancouver Sun reports on the dimensions of the urban to suburban, exurban and even rural exodus fueled by the pandemic.  read more »

Downtown Calgary: Not Overbuilt, But Under-Demolished?

North America’s largest post-World War II central business district has just received unwelcome news (Note). Writing in the Calgary Herald, columnist Chris Varcoe (“Staggering $17B drop in value of downtown towers fuels search for solutions”) reported that downtown property assessments were down C$1.1 billion in a single year.  read more »

Tentative Work from Home Estimates Based on ACS 2020 Experimental Data

The pandemic has interfered substantially with the annual release of the American Community Survey (ACS). The Census Bureau indicates that “Due to the challenges of fielding a household survey during the COVID-19 pandemic, household nonresponse increased substantially  read more »

PwC to Employees: Work for Us, Live Anywhere

According to the The Wall Street Journal, “The accounting and consulting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP says most of its U.S. employees can now live anywhere in the country, in the latest sign that the pandemic is upending traditional working arrangements in a variety of white-collar roles.  read more »