Building Engines Blog | Real Estate Technology | Mobility
Just a short time ago, we participated in a group chat on Twitter covering the broad topic of “CRE, mobile apps, and the future” (#CRETechChat for those who are curious) featuring Scott Sidman, SVP at Building Engines; Mariel Ebrahimi, Co-Founder/CEO of DisruptCRE; Earnest Sweat, startup advisor and PM at Bank of America; and Ryan Dennis, […]
2015 was certainly an exciting year, highlighted by continued investment in new commercial real estate technology (CRE Tech) firms, as well as B Rounds in a number of companies funded in the previous several years earlier. This seems to indicate continued investor belief in the market’s appetite, and the need for technology products and services […]
You may think you are already familiar with Property Management Software. You know, that “system that does work orders and PM.” But as we head into the New Year, I challenge you to stop using the phrase “Work Order System.” That means no more, “Yeah, we have a work order system.” Or telling your tenants […]
Technology is changing the business of commercial real estate. This show is about helping CRE Executives improve their tech IQ, so they can make informed decisions that will help their organization innovate, grow and stay competitive. In our latest podcast, Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman is joined by Brandon Sedloff, SVP, Corporate Relations at the […]
There has been an unmistakable clamor over the past few years regarding the use and application of technology in all aspects of commercial real estate. From discussion panels, blog posts, social media conversations to the creation of standalone “technology spaces,” it seems that every major legacy industry conference has dedicated a large amount of time, […]
Technology is changing the business of commercial real estate. This show is about helping CRE Executives improve their tech IQ, so they can make informed decisions that will help their organization innovate, grow and stay competitive. In our latest podcast, Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman is joined by Logan Soya, Founder & CEO of Aquicore. […]
Have you felt it? That buzz sweeping through CRE? Tech, tech, TECH! Everywhere I turn, I see articles like CRE Tech Trends for 2015; events like CRE // Tech Intersect, DisruptCRE and Realcomm (dedicated solely to emerging and established technologies); and new resources for CRE tech News.
In our latest podcast, Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman is joined by Mat Brogie, COO at Repsly and former Director at Mobility CIO.
Using a mobile device to complete work on-the-go should allow you to work faster and better service tenants. But did you choose the right Property Management App for the job? The wrong choice can lead to slowness, bad data, decreased productivity, and frustration.
Completing work on the go from a phone or tablet should improve your productivity and tenant service delivery – not waste time waiting for screens to load, dragging and resizing, and pushing buttons too small for fingers.
With more than 80% of North American companies expected to implement BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies by 2015, it’s no surprise that property management teams are taking notice. More and more building owners are weighing the risks (data integrity, theft) versus the benefits (cost efficiency, increased productivity) and blazing the mobile trail.
JLL-backed startup HiRise is set to disrupt the world of CRE leasing. Reminiscent of Airbnb for office space, HiRise is debuting in Washington, D.C. this summer (followed by a national expansion) and will be “the first online transactional marketplace where a tenant can actually search for commercial real estate, as well as complete the entire process all the way from search to occupancy, including signing a lease and paying the rent.”
Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman recently returned from Realcomm 2014 in Las Vegas where he joined some of the CRE industry’s most visionary and innovative thought leaders to explore the latest technology innovations impacting the real estate landscape.
Property owners and carriers have long debated who should incur costs to make sure a phone works in all areas of a building – including a basement or parking garage, which are spots that rarely get signals.
Commercial real estate owners and managers are incredibly busy and their jobs continue to get more complex. Fortunately, through partnering with a property and tenant management software provider, they can standardize and automate and operations – which gives them real-time visibility and the control needed to improve key areas of daily activity and ultimately, net operating income.