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Whither the Asia Pacific office market?
ADAPT TO STAY RELEVANT, CHANGE OR BE CHANGED BY Zoe Phoon The 2017 ULI Asia Pacific Capital Markets Forum held in Singapore recently drew 40 leading executives from the world of real estate capital markets and investing where they brainstormed topical issues facing the industry. According to a report... Read more
Germany to unveil world’s largest EV charging station
BY Zoe Phoon Electrical vehicle charging stations have been mushrooming the world-over in the past decade, but what’s different about this one is it will also feature offices, shopping elements and eateries. Such a development goes beyond the orthodox concept of a gas station, but more importantly, it gives... Read more
Recasting the way people move, work and live in tall buildings
TECH REVOLUTION: MULTI HERALDS WORLD’S FIRST CABLE-LESS HORIZONTAL LIFT SYSTEM BY Zoe Phoon More than 160 years after the invention of the conventional elevator, the world’s first cable-less, horizontal lift system named MULTI was launched in Germany recently. Developed by thyssenkrupp Elevator, a global urban mobility leader, MULTI made... Read more
VR Tech poised to put a new spin on property
Virtual Reality is starting to make an impact in the property industry, and while a handful of companies have already experimented with this technology as part of their sales drive, the participation of an Australian digital advertising company in the local market now promises to considerably enhance the buyer... Read more
Self-healing concrete no longer science fiction
BY Zoe Phoon This may sound like something out of a sci-fi novel, but trust us when we tell you that self-healing concrete is not only a reality, it is expected to hit the market by this year. Concrete is the world’s most-used building material. However, cement production creates... Read more
Selling to a new generation
BY Kate May Global dynamics are changing and the millennial generation is emerging as a dominant force in the housing market. They may still have limited budgets, but understanding their “must have” needs is the key to selling to them. According to a 2016 study on generational housing trends... Read more
Non-polluting technologies for healthier environs
BY Kate May Basically, green technology is one that has a green purpose. It aims at contributing to environmental sustainability. Green inventions and innovations are ecologically sound that often involve energy efficiency, recycling, safety and health concerns, renewable resources, and so forth. Solar cell is one of the best... Read more
Welcoming 2017 with open arms and if I should summarise my December of 2016 in a few words, it was filled with weddings and more weddings. Punjabi weddings are the longest, lasting nothing less than three days. All that beer and mutton had left their marks on the hips,... Read more
Getting buyers the digital way
BY Kate May Political and economic uncertainties in recent years have dampened buying activity in the local real estate industry. Given that, Gapture Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a digital marketing agency and certified Google Partner, opines the traditional pull marketing strategy of “getting the customer to come to you” is... Read more
Technology poised to overhaul real estate industry
BY Chris Prasad This may sound drastic, but if you are a real estate negotiator, a brokerage clerk or a telemarketer, it’s time to look for a new job or invest into a new skill set. Why? Because technological advancements and changing buyer behaviour are likely to make your... Read more