Net Zero Carbon Vs Net Zero Energy

Given the drastic climate change and its cascading effect, UNFCCC’s   Paris Agreement requires all countries to take climate action, to keep global warming well below 2°C by drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Construction and operation of a building accounts for nearly 36% of the total global energy used, of which 39% of energy expended is related […]

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Space Differentiators

Space differentiators of yesterday, like grand lobbies, fitness center, outdoor gathering spaces or smart elevators were envisioned to add value to the office spaces. In fact, for a while it did, till the modern worker stopped seeing value in these. Furthermore, if we consider the use of such facilities and compare it with the cost […]

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Coliving in the shared economy

Coliving, perhaps the hottest trend after co-working, is being fueled by the rise in a shared economy. Spearheaded by millennials– students and young professionals alike, the concept means different things to different people. Coliving spaces, are nothing but shared accommodations providing plug-n-play rooms with facilities & amenities such as in-house cooks, wi-fi, laundry services, security […]

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Virtual Technology in Commercial Real Estate

As virtual technology becomes more affordable, accessible and easy to use, it is also gaining greater popularity with real estate developers. Comprehensive virtual open-house tours are gaining traction as a person living thousands of miles away can easily visit and select office spaces without physically travelling to the location. This trend is saving travel cost, […]

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AI In Property Valuation

Real Estate Valuation is based on multiple criteria like location, area, brand, accessibility and finer details of the property. However, major deciding criteria continue to be budget, location and the brand. When it comes to commercial real estate, the process, in essence, remains the same. This process involves a substantial amount of data collection and […]

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The Current Global Economic Trends

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its latest World Economic Outlook, has pared the global growth forecast from last October’s estimate. The global economy is now projected to grow 3.5% in 2019 and 3.6% in 2020, 0.2 and 0.1 percentage points below the last estimate. The projection is backed up by a list of downside […]

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Blockchain: Bringing Accountability and Transparency to the Food Supply Chain

The application of blockchain technology has transformed many businesses and the food supply chain is no exception. It is transforming the entire food industry by increasing transparency, efficiency and collaboration throughout the food tracking system. It is an incorruptible digital ledger,that stores records for every product – when it was made to when it was […]

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Facilities Management Services Market – An Overview

It is forecasted that the FM market is to see rapid growth in the next five years, with the APAC region becoming the largest FM market in the world by 2025 driven by economic growth, commercial construction and a rising culture of services outsourcing. This being the case, firms have come to realize that partnering […]

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