Michaela Middleton

Michaela Middleton

3 ways technology is changing the way we communicate in physical spaces

According to a recent report, “the cost of poor communication costs businesses $37 billion across the U.S. and U.K. This report also estimates that communication barriers cost the average organization $62.4 million per year in lost productivity.”...
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Mallcomm wins prestigious Sceptre Award – Mall Technology Innovation of the Year

Toolbox Group’s real estate management and tenant engagement technology, Mallcomm, has received one of the retail real estate industry’s highest accolades – the Sceptre award for Mall Technology Innovation of the Year.   More than 500 of the...
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Transforming workplace communications for offices: 3 savvy ways

The World Economic Forum lists “technology” as one of the key features of the office of the future. One of the biggest drivers for this push to a technologically advanced office space is the need for more accessible communication. But spearheading...
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Future retail and technology: The Opportunity

$9.6 billion was invested in the commercial real estate technology sector in 2018. Technology is not a trend, it’s a total disruptor — and retail is at the forefront of the technological change. It’s an age of enlightenment. There are no limits...
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4 tips for prospective PropTech buyers

Commercial real estate investors will commit to spending 14% of all CRE capital into PropTech, according to Deloitte. At this point, it’s not a matter of if your company will adapt to a particular PropTech solution, it’s when. But, one size does not...
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3 ways to improve retail tenant experience

“Tenants who are most aware of experiential offerings or other related improvement initiatives are also more likely to renew, advocate for their existing landlord and pay a higher rent premium.” In fact, “decision-makers who are “extremely”...
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Blurring the lines: 360 degree engagement

Eighty percent of the $1.328 trillion spent on construction in 2017 was spent on of mixed-use developments, a number that only continues to rise. Another study found that “62 percent of millennials, 45 percent of Gen Xers and baby boomers, and 55 percent...
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How Mallcomm supports a world-class mall: Mall of America® Case Study

Background Mall of America, the largest retail and entertainment destination in the U.S., has introduced Mallcomm to engage with mall retailers, restaurants and attractions. The goal is to streamline communications and operations in one of the world’s...
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4 ways shopping centers can foster better relationships with tenants

Globally, almost 9 in 10 of those surveyed by Deloitte for their 2019 Commercial Real Estate Industry Outlook believe that PropTech will have a moderate to significant influence on the CRE industry. The weight of this change is felt heavily in shopping...
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