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Thursday, March 19, 2020
Block Real Estate finds creative ways to do business amid coronavirus

  

By: Miranda Davis

Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/news/2020/03/19/block-real-estate-coronavirus-workarounds.html?iana=hpmvp_kan_news_headline

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Ken Block, managing principal at Block Real Estate Services LLC, and his team have gottne creative since most of the firm is working remotely.

That meant setting up technology ahead of time to make sure brokers still could communicate with clients, getting a jump on tax documents for investors to avoid disruption and increasing the cleaning of buildings to protect tenants in industries that must go in to work.

"As a company and as a manager, we are doing everything we can to keep our buildings clean and safe for our tenants," Block said.

But beyond standard tech meant to keep teams connected, brokers have started doing remote office building tours to ensure that business still can view properties. For Block, that includes two big projects in preleasing: 46 Penn Centre on the Country Club Plaza and the first multitenant CityPlace building in Overland Park.

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