Private equity investor DRS Investment (DRS) has completed its third software transaction by acquiring a majority stake in software specialist Electric Paper Evaluationssysteme GmbH (EPE).
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Financial Risk Solutions (FRS), a provider of fund administration software to global life assurance and asset management companies, has launched Invest|Tax for fund managers to calculate and report capital gains tax (CGT) on real estate investments for non-UK residents.
VTS, a commercial real estate leasing and asset management platform, has launched VTS Retail, a leasing platform designed specifically for the retail sector.
Round Hill Ventures, a European proptech venture capital firm, claims it is helping to close the gap between property and technology sectors by facilitating collaboration between different players in the real estate ecosystem.
Proptech marketplace Unissu.com has launched Connect, the global real estate equivalent of the TED Talk, with global real estate services business, JLL, and, real estate technology focused venture capitalist, M7 Structura, as its first sponsors.
Following the announcement of their strategic partnership in September 2019, Sanne and Colmore have now entered into the next phase of development.
Class B and C buildings, and even certain Class A properties, need to be modernised in order to be attractive to future managers and investors, according to Velis, a provider of property management software. And raising standards is also essential in terms of attracting Generation C employees in the labour market.
Allianz Real Estate has launched its Spaceflow tenant experience platform in THE ICON – its prime new development in Vienna. The app will provide the building’s tenants and users with a seamless connection to the amenities, services and community life in and around the development.
Collaborating with technology firms through joint ventures or partnerships is crucial if the property sector wants to keep up with the pace of change, according to Cripps Pemberton Greenish.
Coyote Software (Coyote), a real estate software specialist, has secured an agreement with Landsec, which will transform the way the company manages the introduction and acquisition of assets within the business.