8TH ANNUAL

REAL ESTATE TECH AWARDS

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Welcome to CREtech's 8th Annual Real Estate Tech Awards (RETAS). The RETAS are the most important awards for commercial real estate startups and technology companies. Each year, we award the most innovative and cutting edge companies who have played an integral role in advancing tech in the real estate industry throughout the year.

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Apply to get international recognition as a coveted RETAS winner! Recognized as the leading awards in the real estate tech community, the RETAS provide winners with valuable brand recognition and validation as a leading technology provider supported by CREtech. Deadline to apply is July 30, 2021.

WHAT ARE THE 2021 RETAS CATEGORIES?

This year, there will be three categories, 1. Emerging Startups, 2. Mid Market Growth, 3. Mature Growth Companies. Each applicant will fill out the exact same application and will be placed into one of the three categories based on a series of qualifying questions. This will ensure you are being evaluated alongside companies fairly. This also means you do not need to select a category - you will be placed automatically into one of the three categories based on your answers.

HOW MANY WINNERS WILL THERE BE?

There will be 3 grand prize winners (one per category) and 9 runner ups (three per category). 

WHAT DO THE WINNERS GET?

GRAND PRIZE WINNERS

Grand prize winners get prominent exposure to the global CREtech Community, plus benefits of being included in our first live event since 2019!

  • Main stage presentation at CREtech
    New York or London
  • Booth at CREtech New York or
    London
  • Inclusion in winner press release
  • Inclusion in winner email blast
  • Social media promotions
  • Logo on RETAS landing page
  • Winner Press Kit
  • Winner Badge to use on marketing materials and website use


RUNNER UPS

Runner up winners enjoy significant brand exposure to the entire CREtech Community as a RETAS vetted technology company.

  • Inclusion in winner press release
  • Inclusion in winner email blast
  • Social media promotions
  • Logo on RETAS landing page
  • Winner Press Kit
  • Winner Badge to use on marketing materials and website use
  • 25% off to qualifying ticket to CREtech New York or London

ALL OTHER APPLICANTS

If you applied but did not win, you will receive 25% off a qualifying ticket to CREtech New York or London. 



Fill out the application form. We will ask qualifying questions to see what category you fit into and then other questions about your technology and company. 

At the end of your application, you will be asked to pay the application fee (a non-refundable fee of $499). Once you enter your credit card information, you can submit your application. 

Hang tight! The application period closes on July 30, 2021. Our judges will review applications in August and winners will be notified in early September. 

Winners will be announced virtually to the international CREtech Community during the first week of October.

Grand prize winners will be invited for a main stage presentation at CREtech New York on October 13-14 or CREtech London on October 27-28.

BEN LIAO

LOUISA DICKINS

Colliers

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Co-Founder of LMRE

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GARY CHIMWA

MARK GRINIS

Founder of FUTURE PropTech (acquired by CREtech) and Founder of Mentorship Hub

LinkedIn

Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader at EY

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ASHKAN ZANDIEH

CRAIG ROBINSON

Founder of RE:Tech (acquired by CREtech), Founder & Chairman of the Center for Real Estate Technology & Innovation

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Prop Tech Exec 

and Board Director

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ANDREW ACKERMAN

Venture Partner, Dreamit

Strategic Advisor, Second Century Ventures

LinkedIn

Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 67 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to real estate occupiers, owners and investors.


For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership with significant insider ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. With annualized revenues of $3.0 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates) and $40 billion of assets under management, we maximize the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people. Learn more at corporate.colliers.com, Twitter @Colliers or LinkedIn.

2020 RETAS Winner

Architecture and Design

Parafin is a generative design platform that’s transforming real estate development. By instantly generating and evaluating millions of potential building designs, budgets, and investment models, Parafin allows real estate developers to test the feasibility of a site in seconds instead of months. With Parafin there are no more design fees, endless iterations, or weeks of delay. The optimal design for any site is just a few clicks away.

HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Capital Markets (tie)

Northspyre is a cloud-based intelligence platform that harnesses the power of automation, data analytics and artificial intelligence to help project delivery teams achieve easier, more predictable outcomes on their projects and across their portfolio.

2020 RETAS Winner

Capital Markets (tie)

Navigator is a B2B analytics SaaS platform that leverages patented technology to deliver real-time insights that drive operational speed, performance & growth. Navigator delivers in minutes, what once took months.

HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Construction

OpenSpace automates construction photo documentation with a wearable 360 camera and computer vision. In the past 24 month our customers have captured over a billion square feet of active construction projects. 

HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Hospitality

Caspar.AI enables senior communities to provide safe, healthy, and engaged living experiences to their residents. Our solution helps operators go from high-touch to low-touch caregiving in order to minimize the risks and costs.


HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Industrial

Chunker matches companies with currently underutilized warehouse space with any other company that needs a short-term warehouse solution. Then, once a match is made, we make it very easy to procure the space by automating the entire transaction.

HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Insurance

Jones is a software company that solves the most archaic workflow in commercial real estate - liability insurance management. We help real estate owners, operators and builders to remove the barrier of insurance by automating insurance ops — from extraction and collection to approvals and resolution — across any asset in real estate all from one simple application and API.


HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Investment Solutions

Dealpath is the real estate industry’s leading cloud-based deal management platform. With smart pipeline tracking, collaborative workflows, and powerful reporting, Dealpath enables real estate investment teams to focus on value-add work that delivers optimal risk-adjusted returns. 

HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Data

Cherre seamlessly connects disparate real estate data and makes it accessible to the entire organization. Cherre’s platform helps investors, insurers, real estate advisors, and other large enterprises to collect, resolve, and augment real estate data from hundreds of thousands of public, private, and internal sources. 

2020 RETAS Winner

Office

The HqO team is building software and services for commercial real estate firms to deliver a winning tenant experience in a single building or across global portfolios. Our award-winning software puts new experiences, onsite retail and services, and a sense of community directly into the tenants’ hands.

HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Residential

Great Jones is building the modern operating platform for the residential asset class, starting with a property management solution that is the first of its kind. 

HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Retail

Mallcomm is the only 360-degree real estate engagement and operations management technology for all real estate classes. It is a proven technology that works seamlessly and adds value in 22 countries, operating in 362 properties, with over 325,000 users in North America EMEA and APAC.

HONORABLE MENTION

2020 RETAS Winner

Multifamily (tie)

MeetElise is the premier leasing automation tool in multifamily. Through conversational artificial intelligence, which we have named “Elise”, we provide clients with the ability to interact with all leads from their various marketing sources within 5 minutes of outreach by a prospective resident. From there, MeetElise can engage with the prospective resident throughout the lead process up to the point of scheduling a tour at the property.  


2020 RETAS Winner

Multifamily (tie)

Logical Buildings is a proptech solution that collects and integrates building operations data from smart devices, sensors, energy assets and utility meters, and provides insights and analysis to help management staff optimize operations, reduce expenses and lower the property's carbon footprint.

HONORABLE MENTION

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