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Junior staff is rare in construction. Can ConTechs help the industry? Photo: JP Wallet / Shutterstock.
Is ConTech the new PropTech?
1. October 2018
Now that PropTechs have arrived in the real estate industry, are ConTechs the “next big thing”? In view of the lack of skilled personnel, the employment situation on construction sites could get tight unless we have smart support – and this time around, the real estate industry should not abandon the field to others.
The focus of EM-Power is renewable energy production and efficient energy usage.
Storing Instead of Feeding In – Smart Energy Supply for Buildings
7. June 2018
According to the latest United Nations statistics, 55% of the world’s population live in cities; by 2050 this share is expected to go up to 68%. This means that cities have a key role to play in the energy transition. Renewable energy sources, efficient technology, and digitalization produce a wide range of solutions. Decentralized energy generation seems to offer particularly great opportunities.
Regarding cyber security, the real estate industry faces big challenges. Photo: Rawpixel.com / Shutterstock.
Transitioning to Digital, But Doing It Safely
4. June 2018
New business models, network processes – the digitalization of the real estate industry is gaining momentum, but is enough thought being given to data security? This is an area where many companies need a real culture change, one that starts at the top.
Will high-rise residential buildings soon come to Germany? Photo: Serghei Starus / Shutterstock.
High-Rise Residential Buildings – Somewhere Between Metropolis, Blade Runner and Star Wars
28. May 2018
Anyone who has ever lived in New York, Singapore, Tokyo, Sao Paulo or Hong Kong, very probably, i.e. in nine out of ten cases, lived in a high-rise building. A sign of things to come here in Germany as well? A guest contribution by Thomas Beyerle of Catella Research.
Stationary retail invigorates city centers. Photo: pisaphotography / shutterstock.com
Retail shops: indispensable for urban life
9. April 2018
“Retailers as partners of the communities. Urban development through lively marketplaces” is the title of a new book published by the ZIA Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss (German Property Federation). A review by Manuel Jahn, Head of Business Development, Habona Invest.
Temporary housing is in vogue
Book review: Compendium of Temporary Housing
5. March 2018
The textbook "Compendium of Temporary Housing" reveals a pioneering perspective on a rapidly developing real estate market.
EXPO REAL: Outlook at the Year 2018
Outlook at the Year Ahead: What will happen in the property industry in 2018?
12. February 2018
The property market is developing rapidly: Digital progress, developing markets as well as a new mindset in the retail sector are just a few of the issues characterizing the real estate and investment industry in 2018. This year we asked established players of the industry about their prospects for the future once again. Enjoy browsing, commenting and sharing!
Madrid
The opportunity has a name – Iberia!
18. September 2017
Spain and Portugal are attractive countries for real estate investment.
Hand holding smartphone with city on it
INTELLIGENT URBANIZATION FORUM – Solutions for the City of the Future
30. August 2017
This year the city of Heidelberg, Łódź from Poland and Smart Cities from Austria demonstrate their projects for intelligent urban development.
Viktualienmarkt
The Property Industry as a Focus of the German National Election Campaign
16. August 2017
Many ideas of the parties focus on the housing segment, but towns and cities must also provide space for work and suppliers.
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