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RealcommEDGE Magazine: Conference Edition
May 23, 2018
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The RealcommEDGE magazine is the only publication focused exclusively on technology, automation and innovation for the Commercial and Corporate Real Estate and Facilities industry. It provides readers with astute analysis and world-class case studies demonstrating the best use of technology for the industry.
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Blockchain Technology is Coming: Is the World of Real Estate Ready?
May 16, 2018
A Blockchain is a type of distributed ledger. This means that every participant has his or her own copy of the ledger and there is no central record of account. Once recorded, ledger transactions cannot be altered and every copy of the ledger is identical across the network. The network and all constituent parts act as a database that records transactions – generating an immutable audit trail for ...
Justin Segal of Boxer Property Discusses Big Data & Analytics in Buildings
May 10, 2018
This month, we are featuring Justin Segal, president of Boxer Property, a commercial real estate investment and management company. Justin oversees operations, marketing, leasing, and technology for a portfolio of commercial property across the country. He also takes the lead on analytics, enterprise data and process engineering.
In this Conference LIVE segment, Justin talks about the increasi...
The Fate of Construction Data: Who Will Own It?
May 2, 2018
The dirty secret about owning buildings is that the cost of repositioning and construction is a black box. The time it takes for projects to get completed is a black box. Even the history of vendors with whom owners have worked can be a black box.
Why? Real estate investors do not truly own their construction data. Legally, the data belongs to them, or at least part of it, but consider the rea...
Forward Looking Information: A Requirement for Optimizing Performance
May 2, 2018
FLI encompasses a wide range of familiar analytical activities including cash flow forecasting, valuations, hold/sell analysis, scenario modeling, sensitivity analysis and budgeting/reforecasting. Of course, real estate professionals have long engaged in these exercises to some extent. But, to date, most have relied more heavily on backward-looking information to run their businesses.
The Smart, Connected Building
April 26, 2018
In an article on bisnow.com titled To Be An Amazon Magnet, Your City Must be Wired, Arie Barendrecht, founder and CEO of WiredScore, said “It’s easy to believe at this point that connectivity is the lifeblood of all modern businesses. The key thing to realize is almost every important thing we do at work, every application we use, is on connectivity.”
To keep up with tenant needs and expectati...
Tenant Experience Applications: The Hot Topic for 2018
April 18, 2018
During the dot-com era we were introduced to new types of more engaging office experiences. These mostly involved an entertainment factor such as games (pool, ping pong and foosball tables), new types of interesting furniture and free food and drinks. This trend brought a more informal environment that interspersed hard work with opportunities for a little downtime and fun. The food and drinks wer...