At its core, commercial real estate brokerage is truly an entrepreneurial business. While you might be working at a large, established company, it's still up to you to win new business, successfully manage client relationships and in many cases, run a high-performing team. Ultimately, your success is in your own hands, which presents you with a huge opportunity.
- By Katie Higgins
- September 13, 2017
- By James Dearsley
- September 12, 2017
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?
- By Katie Higgins
- September 8, 2017
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.
- By Katie Paxton Christ
- August 30, 2017
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:
- By Susan Freeman
- August 25, 2017
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.
- By Andrew Flint
- August 18, 2017
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.
- By Patrick Kehoe
- August 16, 2017
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.
- By Matt Engfer
- August 14, 2017
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.
- By Rick Ferrino
- August 11, 2017
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.
- By Jessica Tsai
- August 9, 2017
Technology promises to transform the commercial real estate industry (hear VTS CEO Nick Romito’s perspective on this here) and deliver a vast range of benefits to owners and brokers. But change can be challenging, and leading property organizations have realized that thorough and well-thought-out preparation is critical for ensuring the successful implementation of any new technology solution.