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Creating a Flexible Footprint – Real Estate Strategies for the Post-COVID Workplace
Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
Category: Education

 Creating a Flexible Footprint – Real Estate Strategies for the Post-COVID Workplace
Zoom Education Session

ALANYC continues our series of Lunchtime Zoom Education sessions.  The Professional Development Team strives to bring timely topics to help you meet your unique challenges in the days and weeks ahead.

Many firms are now searching for more flexible solutions to their office space needs.  Flexibility can be achieved in a variety of ways including workplace strategy, physical configuration of furniture, lease structures, as well as the type of physical space you choose.

This presentation will offer insight into the various options available to help you work more efficiently and potentially reduce real estate costs.

Please join us and learn about:

  • Hoteling/Hybrid Work
  • Incorporating IT solutions to reduce real estate costs
  • Furniture Solutions
  • The Flexible Office Market
  • Lease Flexibility and Tenant Empowerment
  • What other Law Firms are doing in the current real estate environment

This session is a valuable educational opportunity for Executive Committee and Facilities Management decision makers in your firm.

BONUS: To fully target this session to your concerns, we have included an area on the registration form for you to submit questions in advance for the panel.



Gregg Cohen is a principal in the New York City office of Cresa, the world’s largest tenant only real estate advisory firm. Formerly an equity sales trader, Gregg is a dedicated office tenant advisor who understands client needs because of his own extensive background as a business owner. Gregg has firsthand experience in office searches and lease negotiations, which gives him a unique perspective as both consultant and tenant. He specializes in helping law firms with their real estate.




James Pirot leads Project Management Services for Cresa’s New York office. With more than three decades of experience spanning all asset classes, he is able to provide clients with expert project advisory and management solutions. In 2018, Jim launched Cresa’s Building Technologies Services (BTS) to provide occupiers with an extensive range of smart building technology options.




Larry Kelso, Senior VP, Strategic Services for Cresa is a 30+ year global real estate services veteran providing diverse advice and implementation of commercial real estate portfolios, program management and workplace strategy.  He is especially skilled at fast-paced integrations during mergers and acquisitions.  Larry is knows as an energetic, positive and highly collaborative leader.




Jon Turner, born and raised in Mexico City, Jon began his career in commercial real estate there 25 years ago, and for the last 20 years has been focused on the flex office niche, starting with Regus based in Miami.  He has been with OfficeNetwork since 2010, working with and advising dozens of companies on their worldwide flex strategies including Lenovo, VMware, The Interpublic Group of Companies, HubSpot, Akamai, Aspen Technology, Pegasystems, RedHat, Citrix, Kronos, and many others.  Jon helped pioneer the Enterprise/Office-as-a-Service model, and has negotiated office deals for clients in over 50 countries throughout North and Latin America, EMEA, APAC, and AUS/NZ.


Registration is now open.

Register here!