The Realcomm Advisory is an e-mail newsletter that highlights the newest technologies that specifically pertain to the commercial and corporate real estate industries. Learn what, where, why, and how these new technologies are being used and consider the impact they can have on your business. If you would like to submit an article for publication in the Realcomm Advisory please contact Cheri Parr.
The Age of Acceleration: Navigating Global CRE Technology & Innovation
February 16, 2018
In 2001 during the dot.com era, we called for a New Digital Economy, only to be Looking Beyond dot.com in 2002 as the bubble had burst. In 2005 we prepared for Commercial Real Estate @ the Speed of Light and after the financial crash of 2008 when budgets were tight, Show Me the ROI was the sentiment of the day. By 2011, relevant growth meant ...
A Case for Adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Data & Document Management
February 16, 2018
The financial, legal and real estate industries, in particular, operate within stiff regulatory guidelines, meaning that data errors can prove costly in more ways than one. As regulations tighten on high-profile, data-dependent sectors, a company’s legal standing and PR optics increasingly rely on its ability to play back trades, recall correct information and answer tough questions without hesita...
2018 Brings the Next Phase of Big Data for Smart Buildings
February 8, 2018
This pattern is welcome news and it is high time real estate stakeholders stopped getting mired in conversations about individual systems, algorithms, features, and programming and started taking big data business actions that scale across a portfolio. This behavior is rooted in the basics of IT strategy, but, somehow the industry got thrown off in the early stages of smart buildings and we...
The "Three E's"
February 8, 2018
Every new high performance, smart, intelligent, sustainable, green building that is being designed, built and operated today requires a rock-solid business case that is economically viable, environmentally sustainable and experientially successful. Investors, owners, developers, tenants, end-users and visitors alike all expect today’s buildings to be cost-effective, LEED or WELL certified and ful...
Robert Entin of Vornado Discusses the Pace of CRE Technology
February 1, 2018
This month, we are featuring Robert Entin, EVP and CIO for Vornado Realty Trust, one of the nation's largest real estate investment trusts. He is a widely respected thought leader on industry topics such as real estate technology and discerning emerging trends.
In this Conference LIVE segment, Robert shares his perspectives on the pace of change that our industry is undergoing, what remains co...
The Legal Implications of Commercial & Corporate Real Estate Digital Transformation
January 25, 2018
Assessment of applicable legal boundaries can help owners develop a framework for a transformation that incorporates risk avoidance and preservation of opportunities during third party contract negotiations. Additionally, attention to such legal implications can improve organizational agility and flexibility by enabling the development of a cache of legal documents designed to simplify and ...
CRE & the Quest for the Rosetta Stone: The All-in-One 3D Data Platform
January 18, 2018
Has this not been the Quest for the Holy Grail for many years? Wouldn’t it be amazing if it were all just there at your fingertips: all your project data for all of your buildings everywhere – facilities, energy, and security data, along with all the project data, BIM, CAD, IoT, legal, leasing, financial, you name it – uniquely visualized in an easy-to-use 3D Google Earth-like tool so any user c...
Altus Group Report Reveals Industry Disconnect on Impact of Game Changing Technologies in CRE
January 11, 2018
The recent study/report by Altus Group takes a comprehensive look at our industry's adoption rate of technology and emerging new innovative ideas. We would like to applaud the Altus Group for their efforts on this study and their overall thought leadership in our industry.
Altus Group, a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commerci...