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COVID is making many offices obsolete
December 10, 2021 - 8:40 am

Allstate Corp.’s suburban campus outside Chicago, with its interconnected buildings, manicured grounds and acres of parking, represented a new vision for the U.S. office when it opened in 1967. That vision is now dead.

The insurer reached a deal last month to sell most of the campus. The new owner plans to demolish the office buildings and convert the Northbrook, Ill., site into more than 3 million square feet of e-commerce warehouses and other logistics facilities.

Source: Wall Street Journal

https://www.wsj.com/articles/covid-is-making-many-offices-obsolete-heres-what-happens-to-old-offices-11639079017

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