TRANSPARENCY IS A KEY WORD IN NEW ERA OF DIGITAL BUILDINGS

How transparent are the reports you get on your buildings’ performance? Have you ever questioned how that report was composed and which data was used (or left behind)? You want to rely on the information that is provided, but what if that has been biased or incomplete? Have you always trusted every report that is […]

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BIG DATA: SHAPING THE FUTURE OF PROPTECHS

Lorenzo Ritella, founder and CEO of Propertista, was one of the first people to innovate and talk about PropTech in Spain.   Back in 2014, the housing market had remained unchanged for years, offering landlords a poor service, high commissions on sales prices, little in the way of transparency and minimal or no digital solutions. […]

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DIGITALISATION IN THE REAL ESTATE SECTOR: THE FIVE LAZIEST EXCUSES

While there is a lot of talk about 5G networks, 53 locations in Brandenburg [1] still have no reliable mobile coverage. Facts like this show us that digitalisation is still far away from where many would like it to be. A similar parallel can be drawn for the real estate sector. The term “innovation” is […]

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THE FUTURE OF RETAIL AND THE QUEST TO TRACK THE ENTIRE CUSTOMER JOURNEY

With online shopping more popular than ever, the customer in-store shopping centre experience has now also become more important than ever and made mapping out the ideal customer journey an absolute must.   Enrique Benavides, Director of Innovation for Retail Intelligence and Offices of CBRE, highlights the importance of understanding consumer needs and preferences in […]

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CITYINTELEKT: MACHINE LEARNING FOR PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT

CityIntelekt, from the UK, is CBRE’s PropTech Challenge 3rd edition Disruptive Idea Category winner. CityIntelekt, founded by William de Haer, is a revolution in risk reporting, stakeholder analysis and political soundings for property projects. This initiative provides greater access to social intelligence via Machine Learning. The algorithm uses social, political and economic data, to help […]

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HEPTASENSE, THE PROPTECH STARTUP FOR PEOPLE BEHAVIOR ANALYTICS

Heptasense, developed in Portugal, has won CBRE PropTech Challenge 3rd edition Impact Startup category. This initiative allows us to understand the behaviour of users in spaces and buildings, through software installed in CCTV.   An artificial intelligence algorithm makes it possible to track and geolocate all objects of interest (people, vehicles, bicycles, etc.) by providing […]

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A TECH WOMAN EXPERIENCE AS AN ENTREPRENEUR IN THE PROPTECH SECTOR

Ana Villanueva’s experience as an entrepreneur, with emphasis on the role of women in business leadership and, specifically, in the Proptech sector.   Women have increased our presence in management positions in recent years. According to Spanish national statistics[1], the percentage of women in management positions in Spain during the last quarter of 2019 rose […]

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HEPTASENSE AND CITYINTELEKT HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED AS THE WINNERS OF CBRE’S PROPTECH CHALLENGE 3RD EDITION

The third edition received over 300 projects from 24 different countries, almost double the number of projects received last year. The Europe-wide challenge was led by Spain for the third consecutive year The most popular technologies included in this year’s edition are Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and the Internet of Things.   HEPTASENSE […]

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[CBRE PROPTECH MEET UP] HOW CAN DIGITALISATION HELP OPTIMISE RENTAL HOUSING?

Is there a way to boost our EBITDA (NOI)? Is it possible to increase the price per sqm, bring operating expenses down, reduce vacancy rates and create new revenue streams? What services are “new” tenants looking for? Which target audience would be prepared to pay more, and why?     During the round table discussion […]

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FIVE DIGITAL TECH TRENDS THAT HAVE TRANSFORMED THE HOMEBUYING EXPERIENCE

The number of PropTech firms on the market is growing by the day, with the latest map produced by Finnovating placing the current number at 335. These firms are creating and driving the digital trends that are transforming the entire user experience – from how properties are bought and sold (digital signatures, facial recognition for […]

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