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Auckland is suffering from empty building syndrome

Brent Melville
Sat, 22 May 2021

Auckland is suffering from empty building syndrome
Auckland's CBD – an inevitable exodus?
Brent Melville
Sat, 22 May 2021
The spectre of an empty city following a global pandemic isn’t just the stuff of apocalyptic nightmares. In a growing number of large cities like Auckland, it’s abundantly real. Office buildings are seemingly destined to remain semi-devoid of humans.What’s happening in cities comes down to an unwillingness of employees to drag themselves through traffic every day, coupled with an acceptance by employers that they need to be flexible around work arrangements. Scaled-down operations across covid impacted companies like...

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