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Selecting the Right Real Estate Technology Vendor: How to Use an RFP to Your Advantage

Technology purchases are no longer typical off-the-shelf decisions that a company’s IT department is left to install. Today, tech companies are partners, customizing software to a user’s needs and helping facilitate successful adoption. From the outset, they take the time to understand clients’ unique business challenges and build a plan to solve them.

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Driving Business Through Content: 10 Tips For Real Estate Professionals

As someone who has been in the real estate public relations/media/marketing sector for almost 30 years, I can honestly say that I have never seen a more effective tactic to build a brand than Content Marketing.

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Is Battersea Power Station London’s New Tech Hub?

When Google announced in 2013 that it had sealed a deal for 2.3 acres of land at Argent’s King's Cross development, in North London, it was seen as a major coup for the developer. The complex regeneration scheme surrounding the mainline station had taken a long time to deliver and Argent had a big task on its hands turning a once insalubrious location into a fashionable destination for office occupiers.

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CRETech 101: Leasing & Asset Management Platforms

Being a commercial owner today is more challenging than ever before. A rapidly changing investment landscape is bringing unprecedented complexity and creating a highly competitive environment:

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11 Tech Buzzwords Real Estate Professionals Need to Know

Ever find yourself involved in a conversation comprised almost entirely of acronyms?

In the tech community — where entrepreneurs speak a language all their own — it happens all the time.

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U.S. Office Market May Gain Traction as Surplus Space Disappears

Long overdue for some good news, the battered U.S. office market may finally be catching a break. Data shows that the mountain of shadow and sublease space hanging on the market is finally melting away.

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Are Landlords & Tenants in Sync? 3 Ways the UK Real Estate Sector is Reacting to Changing Tenant Demands

Today's office tenants have different needs to those of a decade ago, and the impact of technology is becoming increasingly evident by the day. How is this changing the legal landscape of commercial leasing?

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Commercial Landlords Will Play a Significant Role in the Future of Innovation

The rapidly changing business landscape, largely driven by advances in technology, has put a greater demand on companies to innovate. This is not limited to firms in the tech and creative sectors, but across all sectors. In order to stay competitive, business leaders are looking for opportunities to use technology to drive efficiencies in their current business model, as well as considering how technology may enable entirely new ways of operating.

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High-Profile Occupier Deals Allay Brexit Fears, For Now

In the run up to the EU referendum vote last June, dire prophecies were issued from both sides of the political argument. Amidst the flurry of #fakenews, property commentators expressed genuine concerns about what impact a vote to leave the union would have on the market.

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Augmented Reality & Virtual Reality: The CRE Starter's Guide

There has been much talk lately of how commercial owners and brokers are stepping up their marketing game by offering 3D imaging and virtual reality tours. But as virtual and augmented reality race toward becoming an $80 billion market by 2025—with $2.6 billion of that specifically real estate-related—it’s important to understand the practical and valuable impacts the technologies will have on the industry as a whole.

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