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Strategic Campus Planning Webinar Snapshot

Higher Education Grapples with Hybrid Work and Smart Space Planning

Three critical themes emerged from our recent Lambent webinar “Flexibility for the Future: Strategic Campus Planning” featuring Marc Fournier, Georgetown University VP of Real Estate and Auxiliary Services and JLL CIO, Digital, Edward Wagoner.
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