Weekly Briefing

Top 5 Ways Smart Building Projects Fail
I recently received an email from a fellow buildings nerd, let’s call her Mary the Mechanical Engineer. Her message had this subject line: “Thinking about leaving the industry…” Mary’s an expert in traditional building systems who has been through many challenges trying to make those systems smarter on project after project. Mary is tired… and I understand why.... January 21, 2021 | 6 min read
Priority 2021: Unlocking Better Real Estate Returns through Workplace Experience
The world is taking a fresh look at the value of corporate real estate, and that’s a good thing. It only took a few months of working remotely for many organizational leaders to begin asking, "Are offices really needed?" While it’s natural to react with concern when faced with a question like this, now is the perfect opportunity for corporate real estate leaders to lean-in and take advantage of this renewed interest in the value of offices.... January 14, 2021 | 6 min read
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Airwavz Solutions Helps Columbia Property Trust Ensure 95 Columbus is 5G Ready
In-building wireless connectivity inside commercial real estate buildings is an important service for building owners and enterprise customers, especially for those looking to ensure their buildings are 5G-ready. Airwavz Solutions, a wireless connectivity company that designs, develops, owns, and operates 5G-ready, fiber backbone wireless infrastructure as a service, recently partnered with Columbia Property Trust to upgrade one of their national portfolio assets, 95 Columbus.... January 14, 2021 | 4 min read
Dallara IndyCar Factory: NextGen Access Controls & Touchless Experiences
The Realcomm | IBcon 2020 hybrid conference, held in late October 2020, featured more than 200 speakers from around the globe. Content from the event is curated each month in a video showcase designed to highlight how commercial and corporate real estate organizations implement new technology, build innovative teams, connect buildings and neighborhoods, and manage cyber hacks and security attacks.... January 7, 2021 | 1 min read
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Cost Effectively Upgrade to Connected Lighting and Automation with Power over Ethernet
With COVID 19’s impact on real estate market conditions, commercial buildings must offer digital age amenities to attract tenants and their employees. Facility owners and developers need a cost-effective way to incorporate connected lighting and automation with advanced technology amenities to new and existing buildings. This article will show how Power over Ethernet (PoE) can help achieve connected lighting and automation with the best return on investment.... January 7, 2021 | 5 min read