Bob Sulentic, CEO of CBRE Discusses Technology & the Impact to Commercial & Corporate Real Estate
The Realcomm | IBcon Video Showcase is a monthly feature of carefully curated interviews selected from our Conference LIVE Video Library. It spotlights industry leaders discussing their perspectives and/or what their organizations are doing on a current topic or trend involving the intersection of Commercial and Corporate Real Estate, Technology, Automation and Innovation.
This Video Showcase features two segments from Realcomm | IBcon 2018 that was held on June 6-7 in Las Vegas.
In his General Session keynote on June 6, Bob Sulentic, President and CEO of CBRE, stated that technology is no longer a buzzword in commercial real estate but it is now an integral part of business and daily operations. That keynote was followed with a Fireside Chat between Sulentic and Jim Young of Realcomm. In this timely and enlightening conversation, watch as they discussed this paradigm shift as our industry continues to navigate in The Age of Acceleration:
That's a wrap for Realcomm | IBcon 2018! Celebrating 20 years at the intersection of commercial and corporate real estate and technology, automation and innovation, this year's conference attracted 2,000 attendees from 20+ countries; 125 education sessions were presented that featured 330 speakers and 180+ Sponsors & Exhibitors. Jim Young summarizes the last five days of the conference and some of the emerging trends:
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Five years ago, the driving factor for smart buildings was energy costs. While operational efficiency and occupant experience have been added to the discussion, energy savings still play an important role in the smart building strategy. Energy usage in buildings accounts for over 40% of electrical consumption which has ties to coal, natural gas, petroleum and nuclear energy. Energy waste in buildings is easily evident and provides great opportunities when addressed. Advanced energy analytics, enhanced building automation monitoring, new lighting solutions, low voltage infrastructure, micro grids and other technologies are reshaping the building energy landscape. This webinar will bring best practices and new benchmarks into focus.
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Kevin Bates is the owner of Sharp Development company. Over the past six years, he has concentrated on retrofitting older generation concrete tilt-up buildings that are carbon neutral, have a net zero energy bill as well as a strong emphasis on the health and wellness of the interior environment for the occupants. The driver for Kevin is to demonstrate that this way of repurposing existing building stock can be done in a manner that is more profitable for the ownership than the less expensive way of building to meet minimum code.
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