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The Coming Resi/CRE Convergence

Residential real estate has always been thought of as sales and, to a lesser degree, rentals. Commercial has operated with five pillars for decades: office, retail, industrial, multi-family, and hospitality. There was historically little to no interaction or cross-over between the two. Now, tech companies and even landlords are blurring the lines between these historically disparate industries.  Short-term rentals are interspersed in skyscrapers. Coworking establishments thrive inside residential buildings. Retail pop-ups sit cozily on the ground floor of multi-family residences. Coliving continues to infiltrate cities far and wide as housing prices rise. And, according to Knowledge@Wharton, “short-term rentals and hotels are beginning to resemble one...

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  • Coliving’s Historic Rise to Modern Prominence

    5/21/19

    While many used to sneer at the concept of co-living, not any longer. Forms of cohabitation have been happening from the beginning of time—spiritual ashrams and monasteries, tribal villages, boarding houses, residential hotels, and communal kibbutzim, to start. While the desire for increased privacy and space have ruled housing trends for centuries, coliving has always...Read more

  • The RE-evolution of Real Estate Capital Markets

    4/25/19

    If time is money, then blockchain is gold. But when you talk to landlords and real estate professionals about blockchain’s potential impact on their business, many have no idea what it is, some don’t care, and others simply don’t understand its practical use. Across all industries, blockchain is making its mark. “According to a 2015...Read more

  • Coworking Sector is Ripe with Opportunity

    2/28/19

    The Future of Office Space As A Service It was less than 10 years ago when “shared- office space” was a dirty word. If you didn’t have your own lease, you wouldn’t dare risk telling clients as they would question your legitimacy of being a real business. Then came WeWork. Today, coworking has transcended the...Read more

  • Real Time Facilities Experience - Is it the Future?

    2/21/19

    CREtech sat down for an Exclusive Interview with Prabhu Ramachandran, Founder & CEO, Facilio Inc. CREtech: While they were late to join the tech revolution, the real estate and FM industry is now undergoing a huge transformation. What do you think is changing in the built environment of late? Prabhu Ramachandran: I feel a lot of things...Read more

  • Exclusive Interview with CEO and Co-Founder, Guy Zipori of Skyline AI

    2/14/19

    Skyline AI is an artificial intelligence asset manager for commercial real estate. Skyline AI partners with leading commercial real estate firms to establish next-generation investment vehicles augmented by artificial intelligence. Using a proprietary ensemble of both supervised and unsupervised machine learning models, Skyline AI produces deep, hyper-accurate predictions regarding any asset in the United States....Read more

  • An Exclusive CREtech Q&A with Logan Soya, Founder and CEO of Aquicore

    2/5/19

      Logan Soya is the founder and CEO of Aquicore, a leading commercial real estate software company with an all-in-one asset operations and management platform. In his role, Soya is responsible for creating and implementing business strategies, managing the company’s investments and resources, as well as driving Aquicore’s future innovation and growth. With a background...Read more

  • Exclusive Interview with CEO, Jeff Hendler of Logical Buildings

    1/28/19

    Logical Buildings is a smart building software and solutions company that empowers property management with real-time operations data and actionable digital guidance to improve both human and building performance. Through predictive analytics and training from our Concierge team, our proptech mobile platform enables building staff to optimize building management, generating significant energy revenue and operating...Read more

  • Multi-Family Tech Trends Shaping the Future

    1/23/19

    The commercial real estate industry is rapidly changing and many new trends have roots in the past that can shape how we move forward. Each quarter, and with the help of leading players within particular industry segments, CREtech will examine key trends and companies shaping the industry. This quarter, we’re starting with multi-family tech—a segment...Read more

  • Exclusive Interview with CEO, Sce Pike of IOTAS

    1/17/19

    Sce Pike is the CEO and Founder of IOTAS, a Smart Property Tech company that provides a complete turn-key IoT solution to the Multi-Family-Home (MFH) Industry that helps to increase value by providing a simple, yet elegant Smart Home experience to residents while reducing costs to building owners. Sce's, pronounced "say", background has always been...Read more