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brandonlin August 02, 2021

VAXJO, Sweden — Stockholm and its suburbs are filled with construction cranes these days, reflecting a growing population combined with a housing shortage. But few of its developments are as extensive as Hagastaden, just to the north of central Stockholm where it meets the neighboring municipality of Solna.

Here, it looks as if a...

brandonlin August 02, 2021

Technology innovators and entrepreneurs across Europe are increasingly eyeing the construction industry.

It helps that construction is a mega market of almost €2tn on the continent alone. But founders, and their investors, aren’t attracted only by market size. They’re betting on the impact of digital transformation in an industry that has been, so far, a sleepi...

brandonlin August 01, 2021
Heated saltwater swimming pools. Craft beer and cocktail bars. Pilates and wine tasting. There’s a lot more to today’s senior housing communities than the drab and dreary independent living and 55-plus properties of the past. Fortified by a lifetime of housing experiences and bolstered by decades of income and retirement savings, baby boomers remain renters of choice, and, as they consider sen...
brandonlin August 01, 2021
ABI Research reckons digital twins will become the ultimate tool for city governments to design, plan and manage their connected infrastructure and achieve cost-savings of $280bn by 2030.
brandonlin August 01, 2021
Amazon's biometric palm reader is making its way into the company's Whole Foods and cashierless Go stores — and Axios editor-in-chief Nick Johnston, lover of all things automated, had to try it out on a visit to a Go store in New York, Bryan writes.
brandonlin August 01, 2021
Mark Zikra, SVP of Technology & Innovation at CA Ventures, reveals his company’s process to research and implement CCTV and access controls across their asset portfolio.
brandonlin August 01, 2021
In 2015, during California’s last years-long drought, then-Gov. Jerry Brown mandated that Californians cut back ...
brandonlin August 01, 2021
Retail stores of all sizes are turning part of their real estate footprint into logistics and fulfillment centers as they try to blend in-store shopping with e-commerce offerings.
brandonlin August 01, 2021
Solar power is no longer an environmentalist’s fantasy but can be an investor’s dream. It is cheap, reliable, and often generated just feet away from the end user. Imagine a business at the forefront of the solar revolution backed by two of the world’s most powerful real estate players – The Blackstone Group, Inc. and CBRE Group, Inc. – to drive growth forward.
brandonlin August 01, 2021
There was a time when UDR employed a full team of leasing professionals on a busy Saturday afternoon to handle a few dozen renter prospect tours for a single multifamily community.