JLL Spark: Construction ripe for modernisation

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Nicola Byrne

David Gerster, vice president of global fund JLL Spark, reflects on 2019, WeWork, the firm's focus for 2020, the quality of existing tech companies, construction tech, finding the 'JLL fit' and sorting the good from the bad.

VIDEO | MIT’s built environment tech tracker

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Nicola Byrne

Andrea Chegut, director of MIT's Real Estate Innovation Lab, shares the work going on at the lab, the built environment's biggest challenges and the esteemed university's tech tracker, launched on the MIPIM PropTech stage in New York with JLL.

VC panel at MIPIM NYC

What went on at MIPIM PropTech New York

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Nicola Byrne

The fourth edition of MIPIM PropTech New York welcomed 1,500+ property and technology professionals from 50 counties to the Metropolitan Pavilion.

MetaProp 2019 Cohort

Meet MetaProp’s class of 2019

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Nicola Byrne

On-demand construction workers and a hygiene subscription service for workplaces, are just two of the companies that have bagged a place on the high-profile accelerator in partnership with Columbia University.

Intel

Automation takes hold

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Harry Proudley

Automation is a behind-the-scenes operator in property, often overshadowed by more glamorous technology. However, it is essential in modernising the industry.

Fifth Wall And Vts

Fifth Wall + VTS: The future of tech in the built world

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Chloé Vaughan

At VTS Accelerate, the leasing and asset management platform's annual conference, VTS CEO and cofounder Nick Romito sat down with Vik Chawla, principal at venture capital firm Fifth Wall, to discuss the rise of property technology, how it’s grown, and what they envision for the future.

VIDEO | Faisal Butt of Pi Labs on reprising his role as CEO

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Nicola Byrne

Faisal Butt, founder and CEO of property innovation fund Pi Labs, shares his thoughts on retaking the reins as CEO after his stint as chairman, what he did on first day after taking over from Dominic Wilson, and plans for expanding into Europe.

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TRENDS Reports 2018/19

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Harry Proudley

Since 2018, Place Tech has published quarterly TRENDS reports, each providing a comprehensive insight into the latest proptech innovations, as well as tracking the transformation of the property industry. Access all available issues here.