Wednesday October 21, 2020

Remote work ‘could mean end of office high-rises’

Consultant Chris Kane says the future is in distributed working, where large swathes of employees work in separate locations

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

18th October, 2020
Chris Kane: ‘The days of the high-rise might well be numbered.’ Picture: Celtic Photography

An increase in people working from home means that Dublin does not need to resort to high-rise office buildings, according to an Irish property expert who has managed billion-euro portfolios for both Disney and the BBC.

Chris Kane, who now works as a consultant and author, said there was no need for 50 or 60-storey towers in the capital and that “the days of the high-rise might well be numbered”.

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