Michaela Middleton

Michaela Middleton

PropTech: Coming of age in 2019

Investors plan to commit over 14 percent of all commercial real estate capital to proptech in 2019. Proptech has come a long way since its inception nearly 20 years ago, and within the past five its evolution has catapulted us into real estate’s future....
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3 ways technology can boost the longevity of CRE

A recent report estimates “the number of devices with IoT adoption in office buildings will rise to 3,331 million across all markets by 2022,” which is a 153 percent increase over a five-year period. This dramatic increase reflects a shifting consumer...
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Technology’s role in the expansion of experiential retail

Worldwide retail tech spending will reach $203.6 billion in 2019. Macy’s is one of the biggest retailers adopting a lavish experience to customers. Their experience hopes to create a “real-life version of scrolling through Instagram.”  With 87...
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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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