• Coworking Firms Draw Tenants With Babysitting, Farm-to-Desk Dining


    Long gone are the coworking days when it was enough to offer a cheap desk and maybe a beer keg. At, for instance, The Wing, the coworking space designed for women, which will count at least 13 locations by year-end, members are offered showers, a roof deck, a beauty room,... Read more

  • As Market Wobbles, Rivals Take Aim At 'Magic Money' WeWork

    BISNOW 8/20/19

    After WeWork detailed the most complete picture to date of its corporate finances last week, the leaders of some of its main competitors wanted to make a strong point: We are different. “It’s important to make sure that we’re not painted with the same brush, that others aren’t painted with the same brush,” said... Read more

  • Using Technology to Define Your Brand


    It used to be that a company’s brand was defined by its colors, a logo and perhaps a catchy tagline. As the definition of a brand has evolved, it now represents company values, contains a mission statement and, perhaps most notably, conveys an expected level of customer service. Much of... Read more

  • Microsoft hires former Siri boss for AI leadership role

    VENTUREBEAT 8/20/19

    After leading Apple’s Siri team for six and a half years, Bill Stasior left the company for greener pastures elsewhere. Now he’ll be traversing Microsoft’s bucolic meadows, where The Information reports that he’ll head up an artificial intelligence group for the Redmond-based software giant. Stasior’s latest resume confirms that he joined Microsoft this month as a corporate... Read more

  • Apply Now to be a CREtech Research Manager

    INDEED 8/20/19

    Apply now to be part of the growing team at the largest media, events and content platform in the commercial real estate tech industry. Read more

  • Shadow Ventures Announces Headliners of 2019 Summit in Atlanta Exploring Trends, Transformation of CRE/AEC Industries Through Technology


    Shadow Summit to Bring Nation’s Top Innovators and Trendsetters together for “Geek Summit” Digging Deep into Real Innovation Changing The Real Estate, Design and Construction Worlds Atlanta, GA – July 15, 2019 - Shadow Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on investing in startups in the underserved AEC and CRE... Read more

  • Modular smart-home startup Blokable raises $23M, plans new California manufacturing facility

    GEEKWIRE 8/20/19

    Blokable, the Seattle-based startup aiming to transform how housing is developed, raised $23 million to expand its manufacturing capabilities as it gears up to kickstart new projects. The startup manufactures modular smart home units in a warehouse in Vancouver, Wash. that can be stacked into multi-story projects once they are... Read more

  • The often-hated open floor plan gets a new savior: The office pod

    CNBC 8/19/19

    The open floor plan has become a minefield of distractions for office workers — the incessant ringing of phones, the chatter of co-workers, typing on keyboards — all of which threaten to undermine a productive workday. Enter the office pod. These sleek, self-contained booths are increasingly being sought by employers... Read more

  • CREXi Expands Leadership Team

    GLOBEST 8/19/19

    CREXi has expanded its leadership team with three new hires. Hans Ku joins the firm as chief product officer, Courtney Ettus joins as chief marketing officer and Bob Drury as managing director. Ku will focus on growing the world-class product team and building winning product features and enhancements. He joins... Read more

  • Silicon Valley Looks North as Tech Giants Expand in Toronto

    WSJ 8/19/19

    TORONTO—Silicon Valley is invading Toronto. Intel Corp. has announced plans to build a graphics-chip design lab in Canada’s largest city. Car-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc. will be opening an engineering hub. Google’s parent, Alphabet Inc., proposed building a new Toronto campus as part of a sensor-laden “smart city” on the... Read more