AI, whether we realise it or not, is impacting on all our lives in significant ways, today. From monitoring our credit card usage for fraud, to filtering our email for spam, to recommending what to watch on Netflix, to recognising our friends in photographs on Facebook, to flying our planes…


I’ve written before about how the real estate industry needs to stop thinking of technology as something the IT Department deals with and needs to create multifunctional teams that integrate different skill sets to ideate and deliver new products or services. Which is exactly why, using a food analogy, this…


1. Are Real Estate people the best people to operate Real Estate?
2. Space as a Service — the future of real estate?
3. Smart Buildings — or the myth thereof…
4. Brand and User Experience — the new essential.
5. New entrants to Real Estate — ‘software is eating the world’.
6. How to stay relevant in a digital world.

https://www.antonyslumbers.com/…/in-conversation-with-six-v…


Can’t help but feel that real estate companies are fundamentally ducking the technology issue.

Repeatedly we see them ‘joining up’ with external orgs to ‘expose us to the latest technology’

Effectively sitting there waiting for someone to show them something they can just buy. Shiny toy syndrome.

Expecting someone else…


Last week Remit Consulting produced, for the RICS, a report on “The Impact of Emerging Technologies on the Surveying Profession”. The bottom line: “Surveying appears to be an industry in which 88% of the core tasks are ripe for automation to a greater or lesser degree”.

Not surprisingly, in a…


The commercial real estate and retail markets are changing. Both are being impacted by the same technological, financial and societal changes.

They both need new business models.

The reason being “The Real Estate Business is no longer about Real Estate”, or at least soon won’t be.

Why? Well the answer…


With a nod to the excellent book ‘Signals: How Everyday Signs Can Help Us Navigate the World’s Turbulent Economy’ by Dr Pippa Malmgren, here are 10 signals the real estate world is facing fundamental change.

Signal No 1: In January the Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba bought Intime, an owner of…


How many times have you heard Property people say that “Property is a people business’? Dozens, hundreds of times I imagine. Now, how many times have you heard them say that “Smart buildings are about people”? Never I suspect. No one in property ever says “Smart buildings are about people”…


The following is the transcript of a talk I gave on the 16th May to a select group of Urban Land Institute (ULI) members:

NEW BUSINESS MODELS: SPACE AS A SERVICE

A confluence of forces, from the supply side and the demand side, are set to impact on the real estate industry in a quite dramatic way.

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