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Technology is the essential ingredient of post-covid city

Technology will be a vital ingredient for property owners and users in the post-pandemic period and will be the key to providing healthy real estate and places according to Herman Kok, head of research at real estate investment manager Mark.

Although there is a lot of discussion about the future of the workplace, he is a firm believer in the office.

“I also believe firmly in the role of cities and core central urban areas,” he told Real Asset Insight’s Richard Betts. Offices and core central urban areas are the places where people meet and interact, where creative ideas are established and where young people build their careers.

But, he said the key question is what does a safe, covid-resilient office look like? That is where technology comes in enabling ventilation capacity, a touch-free working environment and adequate distancing.

Click on the video above to watch the full interview or listen to the podcast below.