The Flexible Office Economy w/ Mark Gilbreath, CEO LiquidSpace
The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 12, Chris Kane - Founder, Six Ideas

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 12, Chris Kane - Founder, Six Ideas

March 15, 2020

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, Coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.   

This weeks guest:

  • Chris Kane - Founder, Six Ideas

What you'll hear on this episode

  • Corporate real estate's transition from cost center to value creator
  • Shifting the supply demand equation from provider to consumer
  • The missing connection between landlords and occupiers
  • Commercial real estate's beakout from analog to digital
  • Real estates role to play in ESG (Ethical Society and Governments)

People and companies mentioned

Chris Kane, Six Ideas, BBC, Disney Company, Mark Thompson, Frank Becker, Mike Joroff, Corporate Real Estate: The Fifth Resource, JLL, Lisa Picard, EQ Office, Blackstone Charles Handy, Dror Poleg, Adam Neuman

The Flexible Office Economy - Episode 11 - Dror Poleg - Founder, Rethinking Real Estate

The Flexible Office Economy - Episode 11 - Dror Poleg - Founder, Rethinking Real Estate

February 26, 2020

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.   

This weeks guest:

  • Dror Poleg - Founder, Rethinking Real Estate

What you'll hear on this episode

  • Have we reached Peak Office?
  • Technology leaps impacting the real estate industry
  • The drivers of asset value in an age of abundance
  • Learnings from WeWork
  • How the change in the nature of work is driving adaptation in the physical real estate
  • The effects of AI and automation
  • What the "Hollywood workplace model" foretells fo the office industry

People and companies mentioned

Dror Poleg, Mark Gilbreath, WeWork, Breather, LiquidSpace, Adam Davidson, Google, Knotel, Industrious, Marriott, Intercontinental, Softbank, Adam Neuman

 

The Flexible Office Economy - Episode 10 - Ben Munn, Managing Director Flex Space, JLL

The Flexible Office Economy - Episode 10 - Ben Munn, Managing Director Flex Space, JLL

November 5, 2019

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.   

This weeks guest:

  • Ben Munn, Managing Director Flex Space, JLL 

What you'll hear on this episode

  • From mailroom to Managing Director, a Flexible Office exec's journey
  • The poetry of workplace
  • JLL's view of the forces driving Enterprise adoption of Flexible Office
  • How the status quo is being disrupted within traditional service providers 

People and companies mentioned

Ben Munn, JLL, Mark Gilbreath, LiquidSpace, Gensler, CBRE, Lenny Beaudoin, Hemingway, Picasso, Regus, WeWork, Cushman Wakefield, HOK, Uber, Airbnb, Warby Parker, Rudin, SL Green, EQ Office

 

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 9 w/ William Edmundson Office Evolution

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 9 w/ William Edmundson Office Evolution

October 25, 2019

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.   

This weeks guest:

  • William Edmundson, COO Office Evolution 

What you'll hear on this episode

  • How the franchising model is entering the Flexible Office economy
  • Insights on Office Evolution, the 4th largest Flexible Office chain in N. America
  • Parallels between the Flexible Office and Hospitality industries
  • Insights on how Flexible Office will perform in a market downturn

People and companies mentioned

William Edmundson, Office Evolution Mark Gilbreath, LiquidSpace, Global Workspace Association, Ray Schultz, Marriott, Cambria, Choice Hotels, Heidrick & Struggles, Hampton Inn, Starwood, Ritz Carlton, Abbey Office Centers, Chris Brown, Cushman Wakefield, Regus, WeWork

 

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 8 w/ Amit Ramani of Awfis Coworking

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 8 w/ Amit Ramani of Awfis Coworking

September 15, 2019

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.   

This weeks guest:

  • Amit Ramani, Founder and CEO Awfis Space Solutions

What you'll hear on this episode

  • The unlimited market opportunity that traditional Serviced Office providers missed 
  • High growth AND profitability in the coworking industry - yes it does exist
  • How coworking was exported from America and reinvented to thrive in the Indian office market

People and companies mentioned

Amit Ramani, Awfis, Mark Gilbreath, LiquidSpace, HOK, Nelson India, Ozzie Nelson, Petra, Regus, Servcorp, Bank of America, American Express, Neuhouse, WeWork, JLL, Colliers, CBRE, Hana, Cushman Wakefield, Prius Capital, Softbank, Corenet, IFMA, RMZ, Coworks

 

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 7 w/ Jamie Russo, Exec Dir Global Workspace Association, Founder Everything Coworking

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 7 w/ Jamie Russo, Exec Dir Global Workspace Association, Founder Everything Coworking

August 29, 2019

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.   

This weeks guest:

  • Jamie Russo, CEO Global Workspace Association and Host of "Everything Coworking"

What you'll hear on this episode

  • Preview of the Global Workspace Association (GWA) annual conference, Sept 18-20
  • Evolution of the flexible office industry
  • The challenges faced by new space operators
  • Reactions to the WeWork IPO
  • The implications of building owners entering the flexible office market

People and companies mentioned

LiquidSpace, Everything Coworking, Global Workspace AssociationRegus, Stratis, HQ, Lisa Picard, EQ Office, Tishman Speyer, Brookfield, Swig Company, Boston Properties, Industrious, Justin Stewart, JLL, Ben Munn, Emily Watkins, Scott Homo, ServiceNow, Robert Teed, Automattic, Awfis, Amit Ramani, Citizen Space, Bond Collective, Common Grounds, Office Evolution, Serendipity Labs, John Arenas, WeWork, Knotel, Hines, Cushman Wakefield, CBRE, Avison Young

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 6 w/ Jacob Bates of Common Grounds Workplace

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 6 w/ Jacob Bates of Common Grounds Workplace

July 26, 2019

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.   

This weeks guest:

  • Jacob Bates, CEO of CommonGrounds Workplace

What you'll hear on this episode

  • Solving for the unique needs of the enterprise occupier
  • Is the Flexible Office market currently oversupplied or undersupplied?  Yes!
  • How flexibility is being engineered into the built landscape
  • The distinction between Workplace-as-a-Service and Coworking
  • Have landlords over-amenitized their buildings?
  • Are we at "Peak Office"?

People and companies mentioned

CommonGrounds Workplace, LiquidSpace, CBRE, NAI, Coldwell Banker, Nike, Cigna, Unity, Tecno, Marriott, Emar Properties, TechSpace, Industrious, Jacob Bates, Craig Loeber, Mohamed Alabbar, Bob Davidson

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 5 Mark Gilbreath, LiquidSpace & Lisa Picard EQ Office

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 5 Mark Gilbreath, LiquidSpace & Lisa Picard EQ Office

July 17, 2019

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.   

This weeks guest:

  • Lisa Picard, CEO EQ Office 

What you'll hear on this episode

  • EQ's "3 F's", that are critical to delivering customer delight
  • How big of an asset strategy is Flexible Office... (very big)
  • The new unit economics 
  • The opportunity and risk for tradition service providers
  • Is the market ready for digital leasing... (yes)

People and companies mentioned

EQ Office, Industrious, JLL, WeWork, Regus, Washington REIT, ServiceNow, Robert Teed, LiquidSpace, Tishman Speyer, British Land, Cushman Wakefield

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 4 w/ Robert Teed & Daaf Serne of ServiceNow

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 4 w/ Robert Teed & Daaf Serne of ServiceNow

May 28, 2019

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.   

This weeks guests:

  • Robert Teed, ServiceNow VP Real Estate and Workplace 
  • Daaf Serne, ServiceNow Director Real Estate and Workplace 

What you'll hear on this episode

  • ServiceNow on its Flexible Office "Utopia"
  • Why they believe landlords may be the big winners in the Flexible Office economy
  • The need for new hybrid solutions
  • The risk and opportunity for tradition service providers

People and companies mentioned

ServiceNow, LiquidSpace, Bill Agnello, Regus, WeWork, Instant Office

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 3 John Arenas, Serendipity Labs w/ Mark Gilbreath, LiquidSpace

The Flexible Office Economy - Ep 3 John Arenas, Serendipity Labs w/ Mark Gilbreath, LiquidSpace

May 9, 2019

Join host Mark Gilbreath for "THE FLEXIBLE OFFICE ECONOMY" a weekly dive into the fast moving waters of flexible office, coworking, mobility, workplace experience and commercial real estate,  featuring candid conversations with innovators and leaders from across the Flexible Office Economy.

What you'll hear on this episode

  • The hero's journey of a 25 year veteran in the serviced office and coworking industry
  • The power of networks
  • Meeting the unique demands of the Enterprise customer
  • The prospect of an office apocalypse
  • The suicide mission strategies at play by some in the industry today
  • The outlook for consolidation in coworking   

People and companies mentioned

Serendipity Labs, Stratis, John Arenas, LiquidSpace, Regus, Marriott, Hilton, Starwood

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