Tackling sick building syndrome: technology’s role
In 2023, as low as 43% of office occupancy is the new normal. This is widely seen as the after-effect of the pandemic and the shift towards hybrid or remote work, writes Melis Karabulut of Spaceflow. Yet, here is another reason why employees may not be willing to return to the office that landlords neglect: the sick building syndrome.
Pi Labs unveils latest cohort
Global VC Pi Labs has kicked off its 2023 Growth Programme, backing five early-stage start-ups that have developed technological solutions that are expected to positively impact the way businesses and societies interact with the built world.
Local authorities trial digital planning tools
GIS market leader Esri UK has announced the results of three pilot projects with councils in Nottingham, Dacorum in Hertfordshire and South Ayrshire, which have been exploring new ways of digitising the planning process using geospatial technology.
Hardware investment is vital for decarbonising real estate
In an industry as physical as real estate, venture capital investors shouldn’t overlook the vital role of hardware in getting to net zero, write Conan Lauterpacht and Reid Carroll of Sustainable Future Ventures.