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Bohemian Saudis and ex-banker hotel clerks: What happens to a city when its offices die out? (READ)

Article for New Statesman sister website, CityMetric.

Digitising workflows, evolving HR policies and eye-watering city centre rents mean that, by 2020, 70 per cent of office workers are expected to work from home, cafes, workspaces, trains and other remote locations as often as in-office. A third will no longer clock into a traditional office at all.

As much as we all require a space to scratch the itch for buzzwords, backstabbing and passive aggressive dialogue, it’s likely these trends will precipitate a decline in the amount of land given over to offices in the capital. So what happens when the offices go? What does London, and our experience of it, become?

Read the full piece here.

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