The Growing Role of Sustainability in Commercial Real Estate

As environmental issues have forced their way into the public eye, more of us are incorporating green practices, like LED lights and recycling, into our lives. Most of us take notice of efforts by business to contribute in the move toward sustainability as well. This is becoming a feature that people look for in choosing…

The Rise of the Omni-Channel Retail Store

Shopping has changed at many leading retailers, with the addition of electronic and mobile enhancements to the experience, both online and in-store. Companies like Apple and Nordstrom are leading the field of omni-channel retail. They’re integrating services across mobile and web channels to dovetail with in-store shopping, creating a richer and more seamless customer experience….

Will Real Estate Crowdfunding Help or Hurt the Commercial Real Estate Market?

Crowdfunding is becoming a significant source of revenue for many businesses, with the funds generated nearly doubling annually for the past several years. Among the different types of crowdsourcing sites, those related to real estate investment are currently the fastest growing. According to a report from Massolution Research, crowdsourced real estate revenue in 2014 exceeded…

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…

Top CRE Tech Trends for 2015

CRE has a reputation for sticking to existing methods. It’s been referred to as an analog business in a digital world, but the old ways of doing business will soon be left in the dust. It can be hard to know what tools warrant the time and expense of implementation, but many are more than…

Never Stop Innovating: Here Comes 2015

The year is well underway, and commercial real estate is looking up. The game is afoot, and if you want to keep up you need tools that streamline your tasks and keep you organized. That’s where Property Capsule comes in. We work to keep you ahead of the curve when it comes to cloud-based technology…