People’s awareness of the relevance of the digitization has increased strongly in the real estate industry over the past two years. At the same time, there are many different digital solutions in various areas – from smart home services, to temporary rental platforms, to solutions for BIM and digital tenant apps. Proptech.de counted 289 PropTech companies in Germany alone in April 2019. This raises the question of where to look first and what really pays off? […]Read more
In April 2019, proptech.de counted 289 PropTechs in Germany. For the first time since the beginning of the count 3.7% less than in the previous year. A development that shows that the start-up scene in the real estate sector is growing up. Technology companies with the best solutions are gaining ground on the market and are being rolled out. Still others did not make it beyond the pilot project phase. This is a consequence of every stage of evolution and a sign that the scene is becoming more and more professional […]Read more
Which global trends will change the real estate industry in the long term? This question is the subject of the 40 page report “Real Estate 2020 – Building the Future” published by PwC. Even if the trends are not new, their effects are often still underestimated. Especially because the real estate industry has long development cycles – from planning to project implementation – it is important to take a close look at these trends and their effects. In the following, we have highlighted four trends that will change the real estate industry and summarized […]Read more
Hannah Nöthig is KIWI’s Managing Director and COO responsible for Operations, Finance and Legal. With her team, she takes care of existing clients and the fast-growing new client segment. Hannah has made a name for herself in the start-up industry through her involvement in a new venture in Hamburg. Find out what she has to say about digitization in the real estate industry in our series “my7cents” […]Read more
Dr. Claudia Nagel is founder and CEO of High Rise Ventures, a company builder for PropTechs. The company focuses on supporting tech start-ups with proven technical solutions that have not yet found a concrete application in the real estate sector. Claudia was previously Managing Director of KIWI for seven years. She provided the idea for the company and founded it in 2012 together with Christian Bogatu and Peter Dietrich. KIWI is the market leader for digital access control in the housing industry […]Read more
Ein zentraler Aspekt, um verschiedene Technologien zur Prozessoptimierung, Kostensenkung und Effizienzgewinnung einzusetzen, ist die reibungslose Integration verschiedener Systeme. Aus diesem Grund integriert Allthings eine SAP-Schnittstelle in seine Plattform für digitales Mietermanagement. Darüber lässt sich der Datenaustausch zwischen der Allthings Plattform und dem SAP […]Read more
Choosing a digital platform to manage a property portfolio and the tenants that live in those properties can feel like a daunting task. If a real estate company is doing well and is stable, isn’t facing any major competition and isn’t especially digitally inclined, then there can be a lot of inertia when it comes to implementing new digital technology.
But smart real estate companies are starting to become […]Read more
The days when you had to explain at congresses or meetings what a PropTech company was are long gone. No longer do people skeptically question whether the solutions of these young technology companies offer any added value at all. The real estate industry is picking up in terms of digitization. Competitive pressure is increasing and innovations offer an opportunity to gain competitive advantages. The 32-page ZIA Innovation Report 2019 deals with the digital transformation of the industry. Here we give an overview of five […]Read more
64.000 Quadratmeter, 2.095 Aussteller, 45.058 Teilnehmer – auf der EXPO REAL kommen die Entscheider der gesamten Wertschöpfungskette der Immobilienbranche zusammen. Dieses Jahr neu mit dabei: NOVA3 – eine gesamte Halle für die innovativsten Unternehmen, Ideen und Lösungen der Branche.
Bereits in den vergangenen zwei Jahren war das Thema Digitalisierung ein fester Bestandteil der EXPO REAL […]Read more
Ralph Mamadeus is the CEO at Change=, a Netherland-based property developer founded in 2012 that is currently building 10.000 apartments for young working adults with an integrated Living as a Service concept. Prior to leading the strategy at Change=, he has 25 years of experience in companies like Nike, Adecco and USG People. Find out what he has to say about the digitization of the real estate sector, in our interview series “my7cents” […]Read more
The UK Real Estate sector has not been as quick as other industries to deploy digital platforms. But that is changing. Asset managers, property managers and operators are becoming much more receptive to the use of digital platforms and are alert to the potential they have to improve the Tenant Experience and to heighten operational efficiencies, improve retention and optimise yield.
A recent UK study we conducted in conjunction with Remit Consulting […]