Blurring the Lines of Lifestyle & Work Style

As GenY/Millenials chose a more balanced life, they want both work and leisure to blend and not be separated.  And this has enabled what sociologist Ray Oldenburg calls “third places” — the Starbucks where we go not just to drink coffee but also to send an e-mail; the hotel lobby where we take a meeting; or the local library where we write a report, edit a document or revise a business plan.  And it also promotes denser live/work/ play spaces and shorter commutes (which is not a fun part of our work style).

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About Bob Voelker

Head of the Munsch Hardt (Dallas law firm) Hospitality & Mixed Use Development Group, and former developer of affordable housing. I'm i
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