Andrew Baum has joined Pi Labs, one of Europe’s most active PropTech investors, as Research & Strategy Partner.
Technology & software solutions
In a move that will help retail and hospitality businesses better understand customer behaviour, CACI, a consumer and location intelligence specialist, and O2 Motion, a provider of insights on aggregated and anonymised population movement, have joined forces to create a comprehensive and accurate location intelligence service.
IST3 Investment Foundation, acting on behalf of and for the account of its investment vehicle IST3 Infrastruktur Global (IST3 IG), has partnered with Greenbyte, a software partner for global renewable portfolios, to monitor and optimise the operations of its renewable assets in Europe.
Glenhawk, a fast-growing UK challenger lender, is working with Finastra as it seeks to drive customer engagement in order to support its loan book growth ambitions and expand its UK footprint. Glenhawk's aim is to bring institutional-style practices to the UK bridging sector.
ALPIMA, an SaaS platform for investment management and product design, has been chosen by BBVA for the scaling up of its Quantitative Investment Solutions (QIS) business.
Businesses say more technology for remote working is key to the future of the office, reveals Unispace research
A survey of real estate and IT professionals across a range of industries has revealed that better remote working technology is perceived to be twice as important as workplace testing.
Hong Kong recently introduced regulatory reforms, policies and incentives to drive growth and increase Hong Kong’s attractiveness as a fund domicile. The newly adopted Limited Partnership Fund Ordinance (LPF) bill allows Hong Kong’s private equity firms to launch limited partnership funds. Already, there are signs that firms are taking advantage of the market to innovate.
Traditionally, the real estate industry has taken investment decisions on a case-by-case basis based on limited data, such as that from transactions, property owners, or type of investment, and that from personal networking. The insights produced in this case-by-case model easily become outdated in a constantly changing ecosystem.
The word ‘drone’ has become something of a standing joke with my colleagues, alongside ‘customer expectations’ and ‘storage’ as a sort of Buzzword Bingo for those poor souls who have heard me mention them in almost every meeting since 2015. I was an early adopter of mandating inclusion of drone delivery pads in our larger residential building specifications and had been giving all sorts of ‘Future of Residential’ presentations to real estate conferences from Australia to MIPIM for years so this was to be expected. One of the many areas of change in current UK planning policy is around how to safely accommodate the proliferation of drone and other robotic deliveries and their related infrastructure as our appetite for deliveries shows no sign of abating.
Three service providers – Accenture, Deloitte, and JLL – lead the market for workplace systems integrators, amidst a growing market, according to independent research firm Verdantix.