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Digital transformation is changing the real estate industry. New technology is adding value to the customer experience – customers as occupiers and users of buildings and cities.
Key players from across the real estate sector are joining the revolution; they are interacting with the world of technology and looking to forge a common language.
The primary goal of our specially commissioned content from leading experts is to help these real estate players understand and experience how to implement technological innovations in their own business models. It is also about showing them how new technology is reshaping their customers’ needs.

Discover the latest articles from our Contributors.

Part III - Real Estate as a service: all change, all change

by Antony Slumbers

In this article, we will look at how all of this change will impact on Commercial Office Landlords.

Landlords aren’t what they used to be…..

A new era of integrated physical infrastructure

by Franco Faraudo

Few imagined that a plucky online bookseller would become the powerhouse that Amazon is today. Fewer still thought that one out of every five American weddings would be for people that met online. And almost no one predicted that a seven-year-old boy would be able to earn $11 million per year by reviewing toys on a YouTube channel.

Part II - Real Estate as a service: all change, all change

by Antony Slumbers

In Part 2 Antony looks at the changing nature of demand within the real estate industry and concluds that everything boiled down to customers demanding. They are no longer content to simply buy the Product we offer them, but rather demand we deliver to them a Service, a supporting suite of physical and digital features and functionality to help them make the most of the places and spaces where they live their lives.

Using sensors to measure workplace occupancy

by Yodit Stanton

Workplace design and management is moving away from gut feel and anecdotal information to being  more data driven. Site managers are using a combination of occupancy and environmental data to drive  conversations around what type of workplaces are best suited to their organisation.

Data could turn the laggard construction industry into a leader

by Angelica Donati & Chris Stephenson

Angelica Donati and Chris Stephenson bring a unique perspective to Contech.
They call on real estate owners to promote data collection and analysis, which in turn helps reduce project costs, speeds up construction and, ultimately, increases profitability.

Real Estate as a service: all change, all change

by Antony Slumbers

In this and four articles to follow, Antony Slumbers will be explaining how Real Estate industry is changing fundamentally, driven by the changing nature of demand. How new technologies are enabling new behaviours and catalysing new wants, needs and desires.

The impact of the workplace on the real estate industry

by Paul Unger

Paul Unger journalist from Place tech explores how workplace is much more than just the building where people work and why we have to acknowledge the expanded scope of this role for the Real Estate industry.


Wrap-up Proptech sessions at MIPIM 2019

PropTech  solutions  are  set  to  accompany the real estate world into a   brave   new   future,   revolutionising  long-standing  systems  and  ultimately creating  a  better  human  experience, delegates have heard at MIPIM 2019.

A raft of PropTech sessions and expert panels drilled down into a range of themes  -  from  technology  for  construction  and  buildings  management,  right through to innovation in urban planning but one message prevailed: PropTech must serve people.

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Key ideas from MIPIM PropTech NYC 2018


“For a city that never sleeps, the energy was certainly high as the 3rd edition of MIPIM PropTech NYC welcomed.

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