Attracting Tenants | Building Engines
Building Engines Blog | Attracting Tenants
It’s not that I expect to learn something new at every real estate or technology conference I attend, but the conversations that took place at CRE.Tech’s event on “Next Gen Property Management” in New York last month helped to shine a light on what I believe are several key trends affecting in the Commercial Real […]
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.”
These days, the buyer is in control. Unlike previous generations, prospective tenants have the tools to instantly research and compare their buying decisions – without so much as leaving the couch or picking up the phone. According to Intelius, 78% of B2b consumers believe that it is very important to look up information about businesses online before deciding to interact with them. You’re likely making your first impression before you ever meet them.