Ryan Simonetti Ryan Simonetti

The way we work and live is changing, and real estate has become one of the bearers of that change. We have seen it in retail spaces, multifamily communities and office spaces. For the latter, office hospitality firm Convene claims it is guiding office into its next stage, beyond co-working space. Convene hosted an event last week at Summit L.A.18, a conference of thought leaders focused on discussing the macro trends that change the way we work and live.

“Summit does an amazing job of curating a diverse group of thought leaders and change makers, and of touching on a lot of macro trends,” Ryan Simonetti, CEO at Convene, tells GlobeSt.com. “Those trends are shaping not just the way that we work, but the way that we live and the way that we are governed. The energy is palpable, and it is great for us to get a chance to let people experience our brand and experience our workplace offering.”

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Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on GlobeSt.com and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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