Andrew Farah,  co-founder and CEO of Density. Photo provided by Density
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A Sales Surge for Tech That Helps Social Distancing in Offices

Photo: Andrew Farah, co-founder and CEO of Density. Photo provided by Density

As more businesses start planning to reopen their workplaces, technology for managing office space is poised to shed its backwater status.    

Makers of workplace management technology—which businesses rely on to use their spaces more efficiently—are now seeing a boom in sales from companies who need expert input on complying with social distancing guidelines. In one example, a provider in the category, Density, recently signed CBRE, the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, as a customer for its technology, which uses sensors that can alert businesses if too many people congregate in offices. As part of the previously unreported agreement, CBRE plans to install Density’s technology in at least 70 of the real estate firm’s own U.S. office buildings, said Andrew Farah, Density’s co-founder and CEO.

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