Office Conversion

A New Opportunity for Office Conversions

January 12, 2024 / Comments Off on A New Opportunity for Office Conversions

Office to Residential Conversions: Two Birds with One Stone Remote work is reshaping traditional downtowns in cities across the United States. Businesses have cut back on the amount of office space they need, and workers have also adapted their homes to accommodate more flexible work arrangements. However, while demand for downtown commercial space has fallen, […]

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Can your Downtown Benefit from Office Conversions?

March 31, 2023 / Comments Off on Can your Downtown Benefit from Office Conversions?

Many cities across the United States are faced with two enduring impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic: vacant office space in their central business districts and a high demand for housing. Many cities across the country, including New York City, San Francisco, Boston, and Atlanta, have adopted or are considering policies to encourage the conversion of […]

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NYCEDC Office Adaptive Reuse Task Force

January 28, 2023 / Comments Off on NYCEDC Office Adaptive Reuse Task Force

In 2022, ESI and Packard Beasley Consulting were engaged by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to provide management and technical support to a city-council mandated task force study that provided strategic recommendations to encourage the conversion of vacant or commercially unviable office space to other uses, with an emphasis on housing. Throughout […]

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