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. We are thrilled to announce this year's winners!

2021 RETAS Winner

Emerging Startups

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.

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2021 RETAS Winner

Mid Market Growth

Cherre is the leader in real estate data and insight. We connect decision makers to accurate property and market information, and help them make faster, smarter decisions. By providing a unique “single source of truth,” Cherre empowers customers to evaluate opportunities and trends faster and more accurately, while saving millions of dollars in manual data collection and analytics costs.

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2021 RETAS Winner

Mature Growth Companies

VTS is commercial real estate’s leading leasing, marketing, asset management, and tenant experience platform where the industry comes to make deals happen and real-time data comes to life. The VTS Platform captures the largest first-party data source in the industry, which delivers real-time insights that fuel faster, more informed decision making and connections throughout the deal and asset lifecycle.

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Back bigger than ever before, CREtech New York is anticipated to bring together over 1,000 of the world’s premier real estate professionals, and will feature notable tech, venture and real estate speakers from across the globe. View the full agenda here

 

Winners are also invited to do a live main stage presentation showcasing their innovative tech at CREtech New York this October 13-14. Meet them there using promo code RETAS21 for 20% off your ticket! 

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

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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

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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.

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