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THE HOUSING AFFORDABILITY EMERGENCY – PROPTECH FOR SOCIAL GOOD

When in May of this year a US real estate investment company bought all 112 properties in a new housing development outside Dublin, Ireland in order to rent them out, there was public uproar. Previously, the same company had acquired 4 developments tailored for student accommodation with a total of 1,200 bedrooms and hundreds of […]

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REPLACE, REPLACE, RETHINK

Is building efficiency all about replacing old stuff by new stuff?   Most building managers have the same process when it comes to energy retrofits: Do an audit, identify the largest consumers, then replace it.       Half of the energy consumed by your buildings is due to heating, cooling and ventilation systems. Replacing […]

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Entering a new era in commercial real estate leasing

The pandemic has accelerated the adoption of technology in the real estate industry, mainly due to its obvious advantages: it reduces direct interactions, it allows remote work and it saves time and money. Furthermore, technology can play a great role in supporting various UN development goals or ESG policies.     For commercial landlords facing […]

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Why you need to know your customer

Many agencies have started to use amalgamated customer data and amalgamated location data and as we know this leads to inaccuracies in your baseline data.  Camera technology does not allow you to communicate with your customers and GDPR shouldn’t send shockwaves through your organisation but should be encouraged to ensure compliance and engage with your […]

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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 gladly […]

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RELATIONSHIP STARTUP-CORPORATE

WHAT DOES THIS RELATIONSHIP LOOK LIKE?   Another interesting topic around startups is how they interact with large corporations.   Possibly one of the biggest conclusions is that this type of relationship is very well received, as 8 out of 10 startups have some kind of relationship with a big corporation. These range from a […]

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DIGITALISATION AS THE VACCINE FOR REAL ESTATE

Real estate has been the largest market pending digitalisation, with many of its processes being done face to face, so it was no surprise that it was heavily hit by the coronavirus. The global pandemic came all of a sudden into our way of life: construction came to a standstill, visiting properties was unthinkable when […]

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EUROPEAN PROPTECH GUIDE – FINANCING STRATEGY

We have defined five different sources of financing; (i) equity, (ii) BA & Crowdfunding, (iii) financing rounds, (iv) public financing or bank loans and (v) others. Our analysis shows that, depending on the state of the startup, it will leverage on one or other source of liquidity.     In the first phase, where the […]

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EUROPEAN PROPTECH GUIDE – TECHNOLOGY

MAIN TECHNOLOGIES BY SERVICE   Our analysis shows the flexibility of emerging technologies. Thanks to them, entrepreneurs can integrate them with each other to generate extremely powerful solutions.     A clear example of this is the case of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, which are so versatile that they can be applied to the […]

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EUROPEAN PROPTECH GUIDE – GEOGRAPHICAL AREA

BUSINESS VISION   Based on volumes, characteristics and trends, we have divided the main players of this report into five geographical areas; Nordic countries, British Isles, Central Europe, Eastern Europe and Southern Europe. For reasons such as the existence of an established entrepreneurial ecosystem, a long-established tradition around the real estate sector and a high […]

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