RICS Big Data Report

RICS big data impact study


Alice Cruickshank

A new report published by RICS covers the implications of sharing data, intelligent buildings and smart cities. Here are the highlights.

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Inside Europe’s smartest offices


Natalie Holmes

PlaceTech looks at three of Europe’s most impressive Smart Buildings, to find out how new technologies are impacting energy efficiency and enhancing employee experience.

Innovate UK’s energy predictions

We’ve all heard of green energy, but what about smart energy? This short film by Innovate UK, the government's industrial research agency, shows how innovation should mean the future looks brighter than ever.

London A Smarter City

Smart capital: Ideas for the City of London


Natalie Holmes

As the world's financial centres jostle to be the smartest, the Square Mile held a competition to find the innovations, technologies and initiatives that could keep it ahead of the pack.


Will blockchain really revolutionise property investment?


Natasha Stokes

If you’ve been following the hype, blockchain has been claiming to do everything from cutting down on paperwork to putting lawyers out of jobs and creating a new paradigm of trust online. Can the technology really revolutionise how property is bought and sold?

Tom Cheesewright

First get the basics right

As a futurist, I spend most of my time talking about what could be, rather than what is, writes Tom Cheesewright. When I’m asked to speak about proptech, I talk about future possibilities: living cities, smart buildings, AI assistants and mixed reality experiences.