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Digital transformation has never been more important for the real estate industry, with the acceleration of proptech adoption and a greater drive towards sustainability likely to be two positive upsides of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Jörn Stobbe, CEO of Union Investment Real Estate. 

Proptech and sustainability strategies could prove upside of pandemic

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Digital technology firm Reevo 360, which provides virtual tours, photography, CGIs and floorplans for properties, is rolling out special anti-Covid-19 hazardous materials or Hazmat suits for site visits. 

Reevo 360 adds Hazmat suits to estate agents' toolkit

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Hines and Cushman & Wakefield have teamed up with the US's Well Living Lab, dedicated to identifying how indoor environments impact human health and well-being, to undertake a pioneering study of the design and operation of workspaces to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses. 

Hines and Cushman research virus spread in offices with Well Living Lab

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Czech blockchain start-up Tatum has launched a non-profit project, Save Your Business, in cooperation with Microsoft and Czech bank Ceska Sporitelna, to help small firms stave off the impact of Coivd-19. 

Blockchain start-up Tatum joins Microsoft to fight Covid-19 impact

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Flexible office provider WeWork is facing increasing pressure to shut down its co-working spaces around the globe, as the exponential rise of Covid-19 shines a spotlight on workplace risks. 

Could Covid-19 push WeWork's flex model to breaking point?

Proptech and sustainability strategies could prove upside of pandemic
Reevo 360 adds Hazmat suits to estate agents' toolkit
Hines and Cushman research virus spread in offices with Well Living Lab
Blockchain start-up Tatum joins Microsoft to fight Covid-19 impact
Could Covid-19 push WeWork's flex model to breaking point?

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