Commercial Observer convened some of the great minds of the real estate industry for a virtual Midtown Forum to talk through the challenges and possibilities that lie ahead, after the full-shutdown stage of the coronavirus pandemic comes to an end, but before we return to normal. After more than six weeks in confinement, everyone’s thinking about getting back to the office, and even growing nostalgic for the rush-hour madness of our city’s gnarly subway system. The opening panel brought together Bruce Mosler, chairman of global brokerage for Cushman & Wakefield, Ric Clark, chairman of Brookfield Properties, and Scott Recher, CEO and chairman of RXR Realty, representing some of the city’s largest brokerages and landlords. Moderated by Fried Frank attorney Jonathan Mechanic, the group discussed how they’re planning to move forward in the face of COVID-19, or what Rechler coined, “the new abnormal.”
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