By Guy Flynn & Lin Pang

“Smart buildings” are not just buildings equipped with separate applications that can turn on the lights in response to vocal instructions or adjust room temperatures as the weather changes. Rather, in a smart building, various systems – heating, ventilation, lighting and security – are
Continue Reading PropTech Insights: The legal implications of smart buildings

By Gregory Grossman and Heidi Azulay

The market for companies working at the intersection of real estate and technology is seeing explosive growth, as innovative new forms of technology impact how properties are constructed, occupied, managed, bought and sold.

Proptech is designed to streamline and connect processes for participants in
Continue Reading Disrupting the real estate industry: emerging trends in proptech

Part 1 – Blockchain-based smart contracts and transactions automation

The traditional real estate industry is being reshaped by the emergence of blockchain technologies, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things. These technologies help real estate “incumbents” execute transactions more efficiently and consistently. But this is only a small part of
Continue Reading Introducing our new series, PropTech in the United States – where we’re heading

On the 29th October 2018, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sports published a consultation that focuses on addressing the issue of compelling landlords to consider the telecoms connectivity of their tenants and allowing Operators to install infrastructure where landlords are unresponsive.

The consultation is specifically seeking views on
Continue Reading Ensuring Tenants’ access to gigabit-capable connections