Saturday August 8, 2020

Pangs of unreality as working life slowly resumes

After three months of lockdown, returning to the office is a surreal and slightly unnerving experience

14th June, 2020
Savills will focus on ensuring its offices are a safe, collaborative and enjoyable environment to work in. Photo: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Arriving at our office on Molesworth Street in Dublin 2 last Monday was reminiscent of returning to school after a summer break – I was excited, but also apprehensive.

This was my first day in the office since becoming managing director of Savills Ireland back in March (after the country shut down). At the time, I was unaware that the world would change – in a very short period of time – and my initial plans...

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