Trivia Corner

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What We’re Reading This Week

The Need for Tech Innovation – Commercial Observer

“Investment in real estate technology increased 607 percent in Q1 2019 compared to the previous year,” an article by the Commercial Observer states. With so much buzz about CRE technology, why is it that so many companies are still struggling to deploy technology at scale? Find out in this interesting read.

What Tenants Want from Tenant Engagement Apps and Why it Matters to Real Estate Owners – Propmodo

Tenant engagement and experience is a mega hot topic in the CRE world today. But what does it really mean and what actually matters to tenants? Is the tenant experience about amenities? Service? Safety? A recent article featured in Propmodo explains. “The bigger opportunity for real estate owners is to look holistically at enhancing the complete building experience.” We share out thoughts on the topic in a recent blog post – read it here.

When the Lights go Out – Managing the NYC Westside Blackout – Commercial Observer

You’ve probably already heard that on July 13th a large area of New York City lost power – the largest blackout NYC has seen in more than 15 years. “Bad as it was, this might have served as a useful warning to building owners and managers,” stated the Commercial Observer. Read the article to learn how commercial buildings in NYC managed the blackout and how owners and managers in CRE buildings should prepare for these types of incidents to occur.

5 Hot CRE Technology Buzzwords Defined – PlaceTech

Big data, Artificial Intelligence (AI), PropTech, Internet of Things (IoT). These are all words that we hear in most of the new in CRE today, but what does it all mean and how does it impact our day to day? Find out in a recent article from PlaceTech.

To Deliver the Best Tenant Experience, First You Need to Define It – Building Engines

With so many software companies claiming that they impact the tenant experience, it’s hard for CRE companies to know what the tenant experience really means. Do your tenants care about building amenities most? Is it the neighborhood the office is located in? What about the suite itself that they work in? In a recent blog, we helped identify what the tenant experience means and how property managers should view it. Check out the quick read here.

The More You Know...

What building is so tall that you can watch the sunset from its base, take the elevator to the top, and watch the sunset all over again?

Answer: The Burj Khalifa

Keep an eye out for the next edition of the BuildingBuzz newsletter for the answer to this week’s trivia question!