It is thought that currently less than 3% of the flexible workspace market is made up of management agreements, although HEWN predicts this to rise to 30% by 2035. But, don’t get caught up in a deal too good to be true, work with experienced brokers, legal professionals and take your time – a bad deal works for no one.
“THE OFFICE IS DEAD” – This isn’t new news, it actually died in the 1990s.
Flexible working, and it’s acceleration due to the pandemic, has made us rethink the role of the office. Thanks to broadband, laptops and smartphones, we can work whenever, wherever.
I’ve been working with owners and operators for over 15 years, and in that time I’ve negotiated my fair share of management agreements. I can tell you they are not a walk in the park, they are nuanced… as such, there are good deals and those that benefit neither parties.
The shopping centre is failing, but it doesn’t need to be like this.
In a discussion on the Daisy McAndrew show on Times Radio with Victoria Hills, Chief Executive at Royal Town Planning Institute, Will Kinnear gives his thoughts about the future of retail and the high street given the Government’s new permitted development rules.
Will Kinnear gives his thoughts on the opportunities available with the new permitted development planning rights on retail to residential conversions in The Times.
HEWN director, Will Kinnear is quoted in the Retail Gazette, talking about the need for the high street to be reset, to consider how towns and cities were first formed and flexible workspace should be an integral part of this transformation.
Property Week discuss how the flexible workspace market has adapted to recent events and how owners and operators are looking at their models.
Will Kinnear joined an expert panel on the Flexible Space Association webinar alongside Zoe Ellis-Moore from Spaces to Places and William Stokes from Co-Space, to discuss how flexible workspace could be a major factor in the future of the High Street.
Will Kinnear gave his thoughts to Property Week on how Knotel’s bankruptcy might affect the flexible workspace and traditonal space sectors
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