The global COVID-19 pandemic created many challenges for the commercial real estate industry. Many small and local businesses have closed or continue to hang on to the hope that business will resume to “normal”. “Essential” businesses have prospered in comparison
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What was the most difficult part of working during the pandemic of 2020? The biggest challenge of working during the pandemic has been adjusting to a partially remote workforce. While technology has allowed us to successfully work remotely during the beginning of the pandemic, it became obvious at a point that we were missing something. There is an unmeasurable dynamic of face-to-face interaction, collaboration and teamwork that happens in an office environment
What was the most difficult part of working during the pandemic of 2020? The most difficult part of working during the pandemic was not being able to meet with clients or attend networking events in person. Video calls are fine but I miss seeing people in person!
What aspects of working from home have you enjoyed most? Without commuting and office distractions, the days were noticeably more efficient. It provided an opportunity to spend more time with my family while accomplishing the same or more work in a single day.
What was the most difficult part of working during the pandemic of 2020? Traditionally, the practice of architecture is based on mentoring -- professionals working closely side-by-side learning from each other. Realizing work from home will lead to the potential loss of tacit knowledge, MP established periodic virtual check-ins to make that human connection