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Why a rise in home working will have big implications for investors

Changes in the the market for office property will have profound knock-on effects

By Andy Davis   July 2020

Over the past few months, millions have switched to working from home. Most probably expect this to be a temporary change, but what if a return to the office remains impractical for the foreseeable future? 

With public transport increasingly overcrowded, home working one or two days a week was becoming more common in any case. But Covid-19 restrictions are accelerating a lot of changes that were already happening in our societies and economies—a move away from office-based work feels like one of them. 

This would have big implications for property markets…

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