The stories about Silicon Valley Bank pour forth, and now take a turn to explain what went wrong. One example is the Financial Times, which profiled the failed bank's culture and how it might have led things astray.

One problem was there was too much emphasis on working from home, the piece said. Indeed, SVB warned in its annual report that it "may experience negative effects of a prolonged work-from-home arrangement as well as our implementation of a broader plan to return to the office."

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Erika Morphy

Erika Morphy has been writing about commercial real estate at GlobeSt.com for more than ten years, covering the capital markets, the Mid-Atlantic region and national topics. She's a nerd so favorite examples of the former include accounting standards, Basel III and what Congress is brewing.