Office property: experts split on future risks

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By Jon Hay, Mike Turner, Silas Brown
01 Jun 2020

The shift to home working is going to heap pressure on office property companies, with some corners of the capital market expecting their bonds to start selling off if workers stay away as lockdowns are eased.

The ability to work from home successfully has changed the way many workers — including bond market participants — feel about heading back into the office, potentially for the long term.

“I can’t imagine it going back to the way it was,” said a head of syndicate in London, echoing the ...

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