Prepare to adapt to the changing market with the Real Estate Predictions 2021


Real Estate Predictions 2021

Prepare to adapt to the changing market with the Real Estate Predictions 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated a number of trends in the world of real estate. What is the value of real estate in an increasingly digital world? How can we prepare for an even more data-based, digital – and preferably sustainable – future? Read the Real Estate Predictions including articles about the effect of climate change on real estate, campus development, diversity & inclusion, and many more.

Real Estate Prediction 1 | 5G as an enabler for new and smarter ways of working

In a year marked with greater public scrutiny of embedded social structures and behaviors, it is easy to forget that another impactful infrastructure change is quietly taking place. The next wave of digital disruption is on course and the 5G rollout will be the enabler. 5G will be the ”glue” that will tie all of our devices, buildings, and cities together, enabling new and smarter ways of working for all of us. What will be the implications for real estate and construction?

Real Estate Prediction 2 | Gaming the commercial real estate talent conundrum

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted human connections, which are at the heart of the commercial real estate (CRE) business. Right-skilled talent can play an important role in determining whether a company stays ahead of the competition or plays catch-up as the business environment evolves over time. How can we prepare for the challenges of the commercial real estate talent strategy in a post-pandemic world?

Real Estate Prediction 3 | Knowing what others don’t: gaining a competitive edge in real estate with AI-driven geospatial analytics

Data analysis can significantly improve decision-making in real estate. The year 2021 will initiate an era in which enhanced AI-driven location analytics for real estate will reach maturity and become suitable for the masses. In 2021, all eyes will be on AI-driven geospatial analytics.

Real Estate Prediction 4 | Innovation & construction in the shade of global crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has shed light on another well-known crisis that has the potential of exponentially harming humanity to a point of no return - global warming. If we want to avoid the many consequences of global warming, we should accelerate our efforts, starting now. How can digitalization and innovation enable the industry to prepare for a sustainable future?

Real Estate Prediction 5 | The virtual office for Corporate Real Estate

The widespread adoption of remote working in 2020 has greatly shifted the role of the workplace within organizations. All indications point to a future where hybrid working is here to stay. So how do real estate owners respond as the virtual office becomes a key component of working in the ”new normal”?

Real Estate Prediction 6 | Real Estate-as-a-Service: From “product and space” to “system and service”

Real estate is undergoing a fundamental business model redesign enabled by digitalization and a growing market of smart buildings. A redesign that is important in a (post) pandemic era when so many businesses are evaluating what their property brings to the company by providing on-demand, customizable and scalable access to space, amenities and services. What business model will be successful in the future? What can the real estate industry learn from tech? What is Real Estate-as-a-Service? What is the impact on strategy and organizational performance?

Real Estate Prediction 7 | The Impact of Social Good on Real Estate

“ESG”, the generally used acronym for “Environmental, Social and Governance”, has become an important business consideration all around the world. For instance, real estate investors have an increasing focus on sustainability. However, ESG in real estate can be so much more impactful. How can it become an important value driver?

Real Estate Prediction 8 | Understanding the Private Rented Sector property

One of the megatrends in real estate is the need for rented housing in the main capitals. COVID-19 has accelerated this trend. The reasons behind the increased demand are the rising population, the fall in the average number of people per household, restrictions on financing combined with decreasing savings ratio and changes in habits. However, there is an insufficient and inadequate stock of rental housing, so a specifically designed product must be developed to match demand and offer new real estate opportunities.

Real Estate Prediction 9 | Optimizing your use of office space and real estate footprint

COVID-19 has accelerated new ways of working, which in turn will impact the use of office space. What are the implications for the real estate industry and corporates? What opportunities will arise? How to prepare the property portfolio for a more agile future of work? The urgency is clear: the time to act is now.

Real Estate Prediction 10 | Protecting your identity in the digital world

Identity is the essence of every individual. It defines who we are and differentiates us from others. In our societies, governments register our identities and issue proof of them in the shape of passports and driver’s licenses. If we were not able to prove our identity, this would impact almost everything we do, from going to the doctor, opening a bank account or renting a car to buying real estate property.