In Michael Emory’s first interview since the stay-at-home shutdowns, he explains why the much-talked about shift to people work is “significantly overstated” because “knowledge workers rule”. Allied tenant Shopify is an example of that. The founder, President and CEO of Allied Properties REIT, a more than five billion dollar company, also discusses the lessons he learned from the real estate collapse of the 1990s that he’s applying now, what the future of office space will look like when his young granddaughters enter the workforce, and much more.

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