Blackstone Jon Korngold

Blackstone launches growth equity vehicle

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Nicola Byrne

The investment firm, with $457bn in assets under management in total and $120bn in real estate, has hired a senior figure from growth equity firm, General Atlantic, to head a new a business that will invest in fast-growing companies.

Broadway Malyan’s school of the future

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Nicola Byrne

Due for completion in 2020, the Nexus International School, located in Aljunied, central Singapore, is bringing tech to education in the form of radio frequency identification for students and staff, Apple TV, cashless card systems and more.

Big Tech hires from Microsoft Google Boston

Real estate poaches Big Tech names

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Nicola Byrne

As the real estate industry continues to innovate, we’re seeing a steady flow of significant names in tech hired in from giants such as Google and Microsoft.

Enrico Faccioli Gyana

Gyana unwraps trends to watch

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ENRICO FACCIOLI

There was more investment in startups in 2018, greater awareness of product from decision-makers in large corporates and higher levels of tech-adoption across the sector. But where next, asks Enrico Faccioli.

Coyote signs up Stenprop, Palmer Capital

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Nicola Byrne

The real estate companies will use the software to track and manage assets through the commercial property lifecycle from introduction, through to acquisition, management and disposal.

Future PropTech 2018

How PlaceTech will help deliver FUTURE:PropTech 2019

One of the highlights of the extremely busy calendar of events that brought property and technology together in 2018 was FUTURE:PropTech in London in May, the biggest pure proptech gathering in the UK ever, with more than 1,600 attendees.