Adaptive Spaces

Lean on Me: The Role Flexible Workspaces Play in New Work Arrangements

July 26, 2021 41 Minute Listen

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Interest in flexible workspaces is on the rise—both to allow companies to better manage their real estate and accommodate employee preferences for more flexibility at work. Jamie Hodari, the CEO and co-founder of Industrious, and CBRE’s Christelle Bron join Spencer Levy to discuss what’s next for flexible workspaces and how workplace experience matters more than ever in an increasingly hybrid world.

Lean on Me: The Role Flexible Workspaces Play in New Work Arrangements

July 26, 2021 41 Minute Listen


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Jamie Hodari

CEO, Industrious

Jamie Hodari is the CEO and Co-Founder of Industrious, the highest-rated workplace provider in the industry. Under his leadership, Industrious has grown to over 100 locations across more than 50 cities since its founding in 2013, recognized by commercial real estate leaders for its asset-lite model based on landlord partnerships rather than traditional leases.

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Christelle Bron

Senior Vice Present, Americas Consulting

As leader of CBRE’s Americas Agile Real Estate Practice, Christelle Bron and her team advise clients on agile real estate strategies—from coworking and flexible space to optimized portfolios—throughout the Americas. With more than 20 years of real estate consulting experience, Bron previously led CBRE’s Integrated Transaction Solutions team for the Eastern U.S.


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Spencer Levy

Global Client Strategist & Senior Economic Advisor, CBRE

Spencer Levy is Global Client Strategist and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services firm in the world. In this role, he focuses on client engagement and public-facing activities, including thought leadership work performed in conjunction with CBRE Research. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Real Estate Roundtable’s Research Committee.

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