Taking to the Sky: Drones and CRE

Your CRE arsenal may soon include an airborne division.  The use of drones –or unmanned aircraft systems -for video and photography is a great fit for the enterprise, and recent changes to FAA policies bring it closer to reality. Unless you’ve followed the development of this technology closely, you may not be aware of the…

Wearable Tech and Real Estate: the Perfect Marriage?

There’s a movement afoot in the commercial real estate industry toward the expectation of real-time data and analytics from any player who wants to stay at the top of the game. Many see wearable technologies as the next phase, and as a development that is ideally suited to the real estate industry. It’s already hard…

How Technology is Changing This Antiquated Industry

We recently saw a post that called commercial real estate “archaic”, “lumbering”, and “anachronistic.” Ouch. Maybe it’s true that as an industry we are slow to adopt new tools when our existing methods are still working. “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But there is an increasingly stark contrast between the way CRE does…