6 Top Office Design Trends for 2017

6 Top Office Design Trends for 2017

Has anyone seen my desk? It probably looks nothing like the spaces of ten years ago. In fact, today the office desk can be anywhere. Wireless technology, co-working, flexible workspaces, and new demands for amenities are changing the way companies deal with office space. Modern companies want a friendlier, more vibrant work community that’s reflected in the top office design trends of 2017.

How Remote Working Is Changing The Real Estate Business

How Remote Working Is Changing The Real Estate Business

Since the global financial crisis of 2008, many industries have suffered a significant downturn and experienced declining investment. But real-estate, which was at the very heart of the global financial meltdown, seems to have bucked the trend.

Q&A with RealConnex CEO & Founder, Roy Abrams

Q&A with RealConnex CEO & Founder, Roy Abrams

What problems are you solving for real estate professionals? We connect professionals to their needs in a fraction of the time, at a fraction of the cost and in ways never possible before.

The 11 Best Real Estate CRMs

The 11 Best Real Estate CRMs

The most powerful tool in a real estate professional’s arsenal? A customer relationship management system. With the power to automate marketing and track a lead lifecycle, the right CRM can supercharge an agent’s success. Not all CRMs are created equal, and not all will work for large and small teams. Our top picks for real estate CRMs are designed for a range of real estate professionals.

Roofstock Plans to Expand After Successfully Raising $20 Million in Funding

Roofstock Plans to Expand After Successfully Raising $20 Million in Funding

Hitting the public marketplace just six months ago, online marketplace Roofstock is raising the roof on the $2 trillion single-family rental home market segment. The Oakland-based startup successfully closed Series B funding with $20 million in raised capital. Lightspeed Venture Partners spearheaded the campaign.

ZoneSavvy: Smart Location Data for Small Businesses

ZoneSavvy: Smart Location Data for Small Businesses

Ignorance is not bliss in the world of business. Owners know finding the right location is critical for success, but gathering essential data on area competition and local population demographics is a laborious process. Big businesses have it easy: they have teams and tools to run site analysis reports, are courted by major retail developments, and possess a well-known reputation to draw the community to the new location. 

Q&A with Riggs Kubiak of Honest Buildings on what it takes to be a RETA winner!

Q&A with Riggs Kubiak of Honest Buildings on what it takes to be a RETA winner!

It's that time of year again! We just launched the 2016 Real Estate Tech Awards (RETAs)! Our Director of Engagement, Lauren Leal, caught up with one of last years winners for the “Most Innovative Real Estate Tech Entrepreneur/CEO”. Hear from Riggs Kubiak, CEO and Co-Founder of Honest Buildings on what it takes to be a winner! And don’t forget to vote for your favorite leaders and companies in this years RETAS! Voting will close on December 31st!

F9Analytics delivers a “Pure” Financial Leasing Technology for iOS 10

F9Analytics delivers a “Pure” Financial Leasing Technology for iOS 10

Commercial real estate technology firm F9Analytics releases F9Analytics Anywhere™ the “Argus” of commercial property leasing for iOS 10; now available on the App Store.  F9Analytics Anywhere™ for commercial property leasing is an extension of F9Analytics best-in-class financial desktop property lease analytic service.

Q&A with Tanner McGraw of Apto on what it takes to be a #RETA winner!

Q&A with Tanner McGraw of Apto on what it takes to be a #RETA winner!

It's that time of year again! We just launched the 2016 Real Estate Tech Awards (RETAs)! Our Director of Engagement, Lauren Leal, caught up with one of last years winners for the “Best Real Estate Mobile App”. Hear from Tanner McGraw, Founder and CEO of Apto on what it takes to be a winner! And don’t forget to vote for your favorite leaders and companies in this years RETAS! Voting will close on December 31st!

CubiCasa enables Virtual Reality access for all Manhattan Residential Properties in 2017

CubiCasa enables Virtual Reality access for all Manhattan Residential Properties in 2017

CubiCasa continues improving real estate marketing with large ambition: by the end of 2017, all Manhattan residential apartments are available as virtual reality compatible 3D models. Together with digital floor plan images, they are made available via CubiCasa on-demand platform service. 

Technology trends real estate companies should be aware of

Technology trends real estate companies should be aware of

Like most other industries and businesses, real estate landscape too is being significantly affected by the technological advancements that we are making. We are on the brink of many interesting tech trends that are both exciting and course-altering.

Regency Center and Equity One Merger to Form Nation’s Largest Shopping Center REIT

Regency Center and Equity One Merger to Form Nation’s Largest Shopping Center REIT

A new giant is emerging amongst the shopping center REITs. Regency Center Corp. and Equity One, Inc announced their pending merger following unanimous board approval. The new REIT would have a combined market capitalization above $15.6 billion with $500 million in new projects and redevelopments underway. Company shareholders now must approve the merger.

Can You Co-Work Now? Verizon Joins Corporations Offering Co-Working Trend

Can You Co-Work Now? Verizon Joins Corporations Offering Co-Working Trend

Now your cable package includes co-working space--if you’re with Verizon. The telecommunications giant is jumping on the co-working craze with the opening of its first space at 140 West Street in Manhattan. Plans for more shared office spaces are in place for Boston, Washington D.C., and London. 

VTS and Hightower Join Forces to Tackle CRE Industry Challenges

VTS and Hightower Join Forces to Tackle CRE Industry Challenges

Commercial real estate tech leaders VTS and Hightower announced a merger Tuesday that serves a collective customer base of 5 billion square feet. Together, the new company will combine the strongest leasing and asset management features into one platform to better serve their customer base.

What’s Technology Doing to Commercial Real Estate?

What’s Technology Doing to Commercial Real Estate?

For years, the narrative about the commercial real estate industry’s relationship with technology was one of missed opportunity. While many business sectors quickly latched onto the technological revolution of the 1990s, commercial real estate professionals by and large maintained the status quo for their day-to-day operations, which on some level kept the industry from realizing the benefits of widespread technology adoption.

13 Emerging Real Estate Startups to Keep an Eye On

13 Emerging Real Estate Startups to Keep an Eye On

The real estate industry is witnessing an exciting explosion of technological innovation in everything from property management to back-end office solutions. The start-ups below are in various stages of development, but all are transforming the face of real estate tech.

Six Top Trends in Smart Home Technology

Six Top Trends in Smart Home Technology

Thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), the idea of the smart home is a reality. Remote controlled access and thermostat adjustments are just the beginning of the smart home revolution. Check out the upcoming trends that have us excited about residential real estate

Click and Print: The Future of Commercial and Residential Construction

Click and Print: The Future of Commercial and Residential Construction

Let’s take a moment to reflect on how far 3D printing has come. First innovated in 1984, today engineers are applying 3D printing on everything from medical devices to jet engines to houses. Yes, houses. Beijing-based Huashang Tengda printed a 4,305 square-foot house in just 45 days.

Partnerships Makes Blockchain for Real Estate a Reality

Partnerships Makes Blockchain for Real Estate a Reality

Blockchain technology is poised to transform the real estate industry. Other nations have invested in the secure potential. Now the Cook County, Illinois Recorder of Deeds Office is pioneering its use in the United States through a partnership with startup Velox. The Office becomes the first government agency to experiment with blockchain’s potential for secure record keeping.

What Trump’s Election Means for the Real Estate Industry

What Trump’s Election Means for the Real Estate Industry

In a historic victory, America elected its first real estate developer the next President of the United States. The anticipation is rising to see what measures Donald Trump will be able to enact regarding real estate with a Republican-led congress. No one knows for certain how the election results will play out, but based on Trump’s campaign, this is what could be in store for the real estate industry over the next four years.