Global Real Estate Asset Manager Survey 2019: Priorities And Tech Preferences

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Executive Summary

This report helps real estate asset managers to benchmark their technology strategies within their firms over the next five years. We interviewed asset managers on their priorities and the technology they advise investors to consider deploying in their portfolios. We also asked how ‘smart building’ technologies feature in their strategies and the drivers as well as barriers that influence the decision to purchase solutions. Asset managers, investors and real estate technology providers can use this report to keep abreast of how technology will impact the real estate sector. 

Table of contents

Global Survey of Real Estate Asset Managers

Real Estate Asset Managers Are Bullish On The Potential Of Smart Building Technologies
Technology Is Having A Big Impact On The Landscape Of Real Estate Risks And Opportunities
On-Site Connectivity Will Have The Clearest Impact On Real Estate Values

Asset Managers Believe Smart Buildings Have Multiple, High-Value Use Cases To Tap Into
Asset Managers Believe Smart Buildings Enhance Yields, Reduce Obsolescence And Improve Tenant Experiences
Asset Managers Think Smart Building Tech Will Have The Greatest Impact On Airports And Offices
Compliance, Greater Efficiency And Securing High Occupancy Are The Top Investment Drivers

Table of figures

Figure 1. Geographic Location Of Respondents
Figure 2. Real Estate Landscape Of Risks And Opportunities
Figure 3. Influence Of Tech Trends On Real Estate Asset Values
Figure 4. Asset Manager Tech Preferences
Figure 5. Smart Buildings In Investor Strategies
Figure 6. Impact Of Smart Building Tech By Facility Type
Figure 7. Tech Deployment Drivers
Figure 8. Tech Deployment Barriers

Organisations mentioned

Addis Ababa Bole International Airport, Basildon University Hospital, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Cisco, Cushman & Wakefield, FM:Systems, Honeywell, Lucid, Pod Point, Real Data Management (RDM), Savanna Investment Management, Savills, Schneider Electric, Seattle Children's Hospital, SmartSpace Software, Spacewell, Tango, WeWork, Yogurtland.

About the authors

Ibrahim Yate

Industry Analyst

Ibrahim is an Industry Analyst in the Verdantix Smart Buildings practice. His current agenda covers innovation in software and hardware solutions for space management, workplace management, energy management, smart lighting, proptech and location-based services. Ibrahim joined Verdantix in 2016, and previously worked at OVO Energy and the Energy Saving Trust. Ibrahim holds an MSc in Energy Policy from Imperial College London and MA from Cambridge University.

Rodolphe d’Arjuzon

Managing Director

Rodolphe leads the Verdantix Smart Buildings practice. His current agenda is focused on the convergence of real estate and building software solutions and how to harness the IoT in smart buildings. Rodolphe has over twenty years of experience in technology research and strategy consulting. He co-founded Verdantix in 2008 and previously worked for Barclays Bank and L.E.K. Consulting. Rodolphe holds a PhD in Physics from Cambridge University.

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