REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY

The Current State of Disruptive Construction Technologies

November 16, 2021

Construction Technologies
Construction technology has been relatively stagnant for many decades compared to other, equally crucial sectors.  However, the current moment shows evidence for both progress in existing approaches.

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Private Real Assets: Diversification creates resilience

whitePaper | August 5, 2021

Real assets are tangible, physical assets that have an inherent value deriving from their attributes and usefulness. The asset class includes commodities, land, precious metals, real estate, equipment and machinery, and natural resources. Occasionally, this definition is expanded to include an element of inflation protection, in which case financial assets such as Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities (TIPS) can also be included in the list. Private real assets also come with their own distinct challenges. They are typically illiquid and most suitable for institutional investors with a longer time horizon. Additionally, physical ownership of private assets such as those mentioned above requires a certain degree of operational expertise. Taking all of this into account, developing an optimal allocation to private real assets can become a complex process.

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LJ Federal Budget Resi Final SP

whitePaper | June 1, 2021

There is more money for businesses, households and infrastructure. However, the success of the government’s economic recovery plan hinges on how effectively and quickly the new budget measures can create new jobs and assist industries that are reliant on having our international borders open.

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Digital Disruption in Commercial Real Estate

whitePaper | January 30, 2020

This article is the third in a series discussing the disruptors that are remaking commercial real estate and will impact the way we live, build, work, play and invest. Rather than thinking about technology as a defensive, isolated disruption of commercial real estate, we need to contemplate technology in the context of a disruptive framework and consider how technology and accelerated change will impact the built environment. Being strategic and applying research will prove key in evaluating the demand for real estate, the impact of technological change, and potential sources of disruption to how we build.

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The future of real estate investing

whitePaper | August 11, 2021

The investments business does not have a reputation for innovation. New regulations or technologies occasionally spur change, but fiduciary concerns and a need for predictability largely preclude sudden shifts in modus operandi. Several converging factors now threaten to upend the status quo, bringing an unprecedented revolution that is forcing both investors and asset managers to reexamine their beliefs, processes, and infrastructure.

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Increasing Housing Supply and Attainability

whitePaper | December 5, 2019

The goal of the task force’s work was to identify challenges to housing supply, and thus attainability for individuals and families across the income spectrum. Improving the process for approval of development projects, and the citizen participation element of the process, are two critical elements addressed by this report. The sustainability of the region’s economic health relies on an adequate supply of housing that workers can afford. Without a range of housing types, sizes, and price points, the region is unlikely to continue to attract and retain the employment base necessary to support continued economic growth.i A healthy, attainable housing market has been found to bring other benefits as well, including improved government finances, increased expenditures at local businesses, and lower infrastructure and service delivery costs.

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Real Estate and Real Innovation

whitePaper | March 23, 2022

“The real estate industry is facing numerous challenges ...” — this is often the opening sentence to current articles about the future of the industry. And indeed, the real estate industry is moving more and more into the public eye due to increasing socio-political and regulatory tasks. The tasks range from the creation of affordable living space in the housing industry and the need to adapt development models on the commercial property market to the new workplace models. In addition, those involved in the market must equally deal with the changed view of sustainability criteria, which are now summarized under the abbreviation ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance).

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