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The Increasing Importance of Digital Connectivity in Commercial Property

Connectivity and the digital infrastructure of our built environment is fast becoming one of the most valuable assets that a piece of commercial property can boast.

Why is connectivity so important? And is the UK’s built environment prepared for the digital future?

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The Modern Workplace: 6 Must-Haves for Today's Office Tenants

Today’s office tenants have different needs than they did ten years ago. No longer is a workplace simply just where employees come to do their jobs every day. Rather, the workspace has become interwoven with a company’s identity and plays an important role in attracting high-value talent, as well as helping to facilitate the most innovative, productive work.

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7 CRE Conferences to Attend This Fall

The fall real estate conference circuit is just around the corner! It’s not too late to get a plan in place for making the most out of these networking opportunities. Here are some of the top events on our list:

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5 TED Talks Every CRE Professional Should Watch

TED Talks are known for their incredible content and excellent delivery. While most are about science or culture, here is a collection of some of the best TED Talks for real estate folks:  

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Liberating Lawyers Through PropTech

This guest post comes to us from Susan Freeman, Partner at Mishcon de Reya. 


The writing on the wall couldn't really be clearer: the real estate world, not generally seen as being in the vanguard of change, is having to adapt to fast-moving technological advancements. Whether it's online listings, virtual reality, machine learning, drones, big data or crowdsourcing, ignoring the tsunami of innovation is just no longer an option. The way lawyers do business is already changing and at Mishcon de Reya we plan to lead the tech revolution in legal services. Last year we launched our 10 year vision to ensure that we continue to be a successful and sustainable business in the years to come. Unsurprisingly, technology is a fundamental pillar of that vision.

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How Technology is Transforming Modern-Day Portfolio Management

The days of lagging portfolio information and manual data aggregation are quickly falling behind us. Large investment management firms are adopting new technologies to ensure they have asset information at their fingertips in real-time, ultimately helping them drive portfolio performance.

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Marketing Driving Strategic Value: Technology, Creativity & Personalization

Marketing is an essential part of the commercial real estate industry. Whether it’s presenting properties to the market or shaping brand identity, organizations rely on marketing to drive strategic value. And in today’s environment, technology is increasing both the scale and pace of marketing. To help understand this evolving dynamic, panelists offered their insight at Accelerate 2017.

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Why the Landlord-Tenant Relationship Needs to Evolve

Tenant requirements have evolved dramatically over the past 10-15 years. This is being driven by an escalating war for talent, rapidly changing working habits (e.g., co-working, more collaboration spaces), and a shift in how work space is used. In response, leading landlords are rethinking their approach to tenant relationships to ensure they continue to attract best-in-class occupiers.

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How to Optimize Your Leasing Pipeline With Technology

From using data to increase activity to driving operational efficiencies, the most forward-thinking commercial real estate companies are utilizing technology to optimize the leasing process and increase the success of their leasing efforts.

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Building an Integrated Tech Network: Managing Data Across Multiple Systems

Technology is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of the commercial real estate industry. As that need grows, companies are forced to evolve to stay competitive. From finding the best ways to manage data across numerous systems to deciding whether it’s better to develop solutions in-house or buy from vendors, integrating data systems is a critical task for commercial real estate firms.

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