JLL JiLL

JLL launches AI app JiLL

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Nicola Byrne

Employees can use voice or text to converse with the app to remove time-intensive tasks such as organising meetings, and finding available desks.

Paul Unger Editor PlaceTech

Editor’s Note: Flexible future

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Paul Unger

Hubble and Essensys, two specialists in coworking and serviced offices, have conducted separate studies into the rise of flexible space. Here are some of my takeaways from scanning the 170 pages they produced.

Knotel

Knotel expands London footprint

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Nicola Byrne

As the flexible office provider confirms two additional London locations, co-founder Edward Shenderovich tells PlaceTech about the Knotel story and plans for the year ahead.

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Equiem adds to board with focus on space analytics

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Paul Unger

The fast-growing tenant community platform has added respected proptech commentator and advisor Antony Slumbers, and Linda J Isaacson, director of business intelligence at First American Title, to its advisory board.

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Edmond de Rothschild embraces AI with new fund

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Nicola Byrne

Edmond de Rothschild, which comprises €150bn in assets under management, has set up a new fund it claims uses Artificial Intelligence to identify attractive investment opportunities in key European cities.

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Community app Lane raises $2.5m for US expansion

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Nicholas Fearn

With the funds, Lane plans to make a string of hires and office openings across the US. Last month, the firm opened an office in New York and will be opening another in Los Angeles in Q3 of this year.