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Spark Notes – July 6, 2023


The investment team at JLL Spark recently determined sustainability as an underlying theme in each of our investment focus areas: ConTech, FinTech, Smart Buildings, Future of Work, and Industrial. Investment Principal Kitty Sullivan describes the three key areas within JLL’s sustainability goals where technology can make the greatest impact.
Read more about it in our latest blog post: JLL Spark’s Investment Approach to Sustainability

What’s new with our startups

VergeSense is Now Supercharged with ChatGPT
ChatGPT is incorporated into VergeSense AI to generate insights about your portfolio and spaces in seconds.
Mega Surprises of Megaprojects
In their recent research report, ALICE Technologies shares insights on the challenges and complexities of megaproject construction.
LandTech Partners with Hometrack to Streamline Your Financial Comparables and Viability Work
The partnership provides hyper access to rental market data, valuations, and property information to maximize ROI.

Insights in the media from JLL

Artificial Intelligence: Real Estate Revolution or Evolution?
JLL’s latest research on the tech driving real estate transformation
How the Construction Industry is Adopting AI
Increased tech investments aim to counter delays, rising costs, and a labor shortage

Connect with our team at the following events
FORTUNE Brainstorm Tech 2023
Park City, Utah | July 10-12, 2023
Raj Singh is attending.
IMN’s ESG & Decarbonizing Real Estate Forum
Dana Point, California | July 18-19, 2023
Laurent Grill is moderating the session “Creating a Roadmap and Framework When Selecting and Migrating to New Software Tools and Technology.”

Learn more about the current landscape of PropTech investing

Bad News Bears: Metrics for Office Trend Negative in 2023 | June 28, 2023
Back to the Future: AI Tech Powers Data Storage Centers in REIT Investment Space | June 30, 2023
The Government Said AI Firm Cervest Could ‘Transform Lives’ – It Was Weeks From Collapse | June 30, 2023
Forget Coffee. Colombia’s PropTech is Growing. | July 4, 2023
Cambridge, Massachusetts, Becomes First U.S. City to Require Net Zero Emissions | July 5, 2023
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