Building Success

Episode 22 – Space As A Service (feat. Antony Slumbers)

On today’s Building Success episode, Nick speaks with Antony Slumbers about #SpaceAsAService, and the change and innovation in workspace. They dive into this monumental shift in how people work, how automation and tech is advantageous for both the worker and landlord, and discuss some of the recent news in this space, including the recent WeWork IPO announcement.

Antony’s Website: www.antonyslumbers.com
Antony’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/SpaceAsAService
Antony’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/antonyslumbers/
Antony’s Blog: https://www.antonyslumbers.com/theblog
Antony’s article on Propmodo: https://www.propmodo.com/space-as-a-service-the-trillion-dollar-hashtag/
McKinsey Survey re: 49% of tasks have potential of being automated: click here
The Apartment (1960) re: Jack Lemon film mentioned by Antony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x356ll3hTxg
Player Piano (Kurt Vonnegut) re: Automation of Machines: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9597.Player_Piano
The Second Curve (Charles Handy) re: the S Curve: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23346846-the-second-curve
The Leesman Index re: 500,000 interviews with employees about productivity: https://www.leesmanindex.com/
Jeff Bezos Interview in 1999 about providing a service: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyrmPMJoG0Q
The Everything Store (Brad Stone) re: Jeff Bezos/Amazon Story: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17660462-the-everything-store

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Episode 21 – Creating a Data Standard (feat. VTS)

On today’s Building Success, Nick speaks with Rick Ferrino (Chief Data Officer) and Joe Moskowitz (Head of Partnerships) from VTS about creating a common data standard in real estate, the need for an organization to keep clean data, and the future of data in the industry.

For more information on VTS, please visit vts.com.

Episode 20 – Live From IUC EMEA (Challenges In Residential Agencies)

On this panel, conducted at the MRI Software International Users Conference EMEA, Ed Mead from Viewber took attendees through challenges agents and their clients have faced in the last 10 years. He then participated in a panel with Mitesh Patel from Engage, Rajeev Nayyar from Fixflo, and Trevor Youens from MRI Software.

Episode 19 – Live from IUC EMEA (Latest Real Estate Technology Trends)

Today’s Building Success podcast was recorded live at IUC EMEA 2018 in London. Moderated by Andy Birch, the panel included Richard Belgrade from Leverton, Stephen Baker from insightsoftware, and Dean Nixon from TopUp Consultants. This lively discussion discussed tech challenges, but also some opportunities for the advancement of technology, not only in investment organizations but in real estate companies as a whole.

Episode 18 – Charting UK Property Trends

On this episode of Building Success, Nick speaks with James Lavery, EMEA Marketing Director at MRI Software, about a report published recently about UK Property Trends. Today’s discussion dives deep into the findings regarding the evolving retail industry, proptech, Brexit and more.

For more information about the survey results, or to download your own copy of the report, visit https://www.mrisoftware.com/uk/report-charting-uk-property-trends/

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Episode 17 – Live from IUC (Tech Challenges In Investment Organizations)

Today’s Building Success podcast was recorded live at IUC 2018 in Atlanta Georgia, Moderated by Andy Birch, the panel included Abhinav Somani from Leverton, Josh Malinoff from REdirect Consulting, and Ray LeBrun from Cohn Resnick (formerly NOI Strategies). This lively discussion discussed tech challenges, but also some opportunities for the advancement of technology, not only in investment organizations but in real estate companies as a whole.

Episode 16 – Preparing Your Property For The Holidays (feat. Notifii)

Nick speaks with Anh Tran, CEO and co-founder of Notifii about preparations Property Managers should make for this upcoming holiday season. With Amazon announcing free shipping on all orders this year, the influx of packages, mixed with sometimes extreme weather can put new strains on your leasing and management offices. Nick and Anh discuss the many ways you can prepare now for the holiday season ahead.

For more information on Notifii, visit Notifii.com.

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Episode 15 – Live From IUC (Commercial Real Estate Panel)

Today’s Building Success podcast was recorded live at IUC 2018 in Atlanta Georgia. Moderated by Andy Welkley, MRI Software were joined by Melissa Bartow (Measurabl), Scott Morey (GPG), Brian Wong (Waypoint), and Geoff Lewis (Honest Buildings) for a discussion about the future of Commercial Real Estate (“To Boldly Go Where CM Has Not Gone Before”).

Episode 14 – Debunking The E-Pocalypse, Embracing Omnichannel Retail (feat. CBRE)

Today Nick speaks with Melina Cordero, Global Head of Retail Research at CBRE regarding CBRE’s recent “Definitive Guide to Omnichannel Real Estate”. They discuss the current state of brick & mortar retail, and how e-commerce is not a death sentence. Melina provides data based on CBRE’s research to show that embracing technology and an omnichannel approach can help retail owners, as well as landlords and property owners remain successful and impactful.

For more information on CBRE, please visit cbre.us, and for more information on Melina’s research and to read the Definitive Guide, please visit: http://www.cbre.us/Real-Estate-Services/Industry-Solutions/Omnichannel/The-Definitive-Guide-to-Omnichannel-Real-Estate.

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Episode 13 – Fraud in Real Estate (feat. Experian)

Today Nick is joined by Matt Ehrlich of Experian and Aaron Durkee of MRI Software to discuss fraud in the real estate industry. Matt and Aaron explain some of the current cases of fraud in the industry, as well as the future of fraud and how to best protect your property. There is a lot at risk here, and many ways leasing staffs can use technology to help mitigate fraud.

To read the 2018 Global Fraud and Identity Report referenced in this episode, visit: http://www.experian.com/decision-analytics/global-fraud-report-2018.html.