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The changing role of…commercial agents

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Nicola Byrne

The need to give away information to stay relevant, up-sell your services to beat the robots and accept there will be fewer agents around, were among the insights shared by industry professionals in the latest part of our series on the future of working in property.

Property Managers

The changing role of…property managers

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As PlaceTech continues to explore how different roles within the property industry are changing, we spoke to industry professionals and tech experts about the new skills property managers will have to learn, what a daily routine in 2040 will include, and the tech that's already impacting the role.

Willmott Dixon is rebuilding construction digitally

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Nicola Byrne

Jill Guthrie, digital manager for the North, shares why Willmott Dixon is trying to digitise the construction industry, how tech is advancing the firm's projects, and the biggest challenges construction is facing in the race to adopt.

Builders

Building a futureproof construction workforce

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EMMA GORDON

The World Economic Forum says full-scale digitisation of the construction industry could generate up to $1.7tn in annual cost savings worldwide. Professor David McClean of Aberdeen's Robert Gordon University urges the industry and education institutions to plan for the skills needed for this, now.