Navigating COVID-19

COVID-19 and Corporate Real Estate 

CoreNet Northern California COVID-19 Special Interest Group

COVID-19 is impacting all of us, and is creating unique challenges for Corporate Real Estate and Workplace professionals. In response, CoreNet Northern California has activated the COVID-19 Special Interest Group (SIG), comprised of representatives from members and companies across the chapter. The resources below will continue to be updated in the coming weeks as the SIG continues to meet. Our primary channel for Northern California updates and communications is our LinkedIn page. We encourage you to visit this page regularly for updates and other information relevant to our members.

Welcome Back to the Office

05.07.2020 // CoreNet NorCal delivered on its commitment to innovative content delivery with a brand new event format, the “Pop-Up”. Designed to provide up to the minute thought leadership in the ever changing COVID-19 landscape, the first Pop-Up: Welcome Back to the Office was moderated by Program Committee Co-Chair Julia Campbell, Partner, Quezada Architecture. Gensler Principals, Natalie Engels and Randy Howder shared insights gained from their work with top corporate clients as well as from within their own firm. A detailed recap of the pop-up can be found here.


Life After COVID with Spencer Levy

04.16.2020 // On Thursday, April 16, the Northern California Chapter hosted it's first ever virtual chapter meeting. Members gathered virtually for a session with Spencer Levy, Chairman, Americas Research & Senior Economic Advisor at CBRE to take a look at the impact the COVID-19 crisis will have on the economy and across all sectors of real estate. The program covered the anticipated short- and long-term effects and what our recovery may look like. To view a recording of the program, click here or watch below. Featured presentation begins at 15:17.

Enjoy the CoreNet NorCal April Chapter Meeting 2020 Recap here.

Navigating COVID-19: Six New Questions Answered by CRE Professionals

04.13.2020 // On March 31st, we convened for the second virtual session on the topic of COVID-19. In this session members discussed how their company is responding and the various approaches locally, regionally, and globally in our piece Navigating COVID-19: Six New Questions Answered by CRE Professionals.


Navigating COVID-19: Top 10 Practices of CRE Leaders 

03.23.2020 // On March 26, we convened representative members and companies from across the chapter in our first of several virtual sessions on COVID-19, and we have compiled the key lessons from that session for your use in our piece Navigating COVID-19: Top 10 Practices of CRE Leaders.

COVID-19 Podcast // We have also created the special edition COVID-19 Crisis podcast, hosted by Chapter President Robert Teed, Vice President of Corporate Services at ServiceNow  and Jenna Symons, Director of Workplace at Okta.