CoreNet Global Summit, Amsterdam 2019
Amsterdam | 10 - 12 September 2019

Taking the Corporate Out of Corporate Real Estate

11 September 2019 | 13:30 - 14:30

Taking the Corporate Out of Corporate Real Estate

Zurich is on a journey towards modernising into a collaborative, innovative company, responsive to the changing needs of customers. This case study will look at Project Norwood, Zurich's future flagship home in the UK. Personalising everything from scratch is a key premise the building, technology, community spaces putting everything in the hands of the ultimate user. In doing this, Zurich's real estate team plan to drive change across the very structure of the organisation from silos to networks, from static to flexible, from corporate to personal. This session will explore Zurich's journey, including changing the perception of corporate real estate in the boardroom and challenging the relationship between real estate and corporate strategy. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Demonstrate how a joint ownership “team of teams” approach can deliver better outcomes for employees.
  • Identify opportunities to proactively change the way your company is viewed by its employees, rather than waiting for change to happen.
  • List five key actions you can take to get better value outcomes from a new workplace.