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Spark Notes – May 11, 2023


At JLL Spark, we see a huge opportunity to improve tenant experience for our clients with SwiftConnect’s mobile access technology. Integrated access control has been a focus for founder Matt Kopel since his earlier days as a law student. His vision for flexible and on-demand access has become a growing trend for building owners and tenants as the landscape for work evolves to incorporate hybrid schedules in flex office spaces.
Learn more about SwiftConnect’s Matt Kopel on Developing the World’s First Street-to-Seat Experience for CRE

What’s new with our startups

An Office Building’s Approach to Connected Access
Mark Ferris, COO at Bridge Commercial Real Estate, shares a customer perspective of the SwiftConnect AccessCloud service.

Insights in the media from JLL

CRE is Still Hungry for PropTech, But Tastes Are More Refined
According to Raj Singh, Managing Partner at JLL Spark, a successful PropTech investment strategy should be oriented towards proven results that align with company goals.
Real Estate Professionals are Adopting New Approaches for Valuing Co-Working Spaces
Jacob Bates, Head of Americas, Flex by JLL, discusses the concept of “forward-valuing” management and revenue agreements to estimate the value of a co-working property.

Connect with our team at the following events
CREtech London
London, England | May 10-11, 2023
Raj Singh is speaking with Stephanie Hyde, CEO of JLL UK.
Andre Bothma and Tanguy Quero are attending.

Learn more about the current landscape of PropTech investing

Is PropTech the Right Term to Describe Real Estate Innovation? | April 28, 2023
Construction Loves ConTech. The Relationship Hasn’t Always Been So Smooth. | May 2, 2023
PropTech Firms Struggle to Fundraise | May 3, 2023
New York Passes First Statewide Ban on Gas in New Buildings | May 3, 2023
From Start-up to Scale-up: Accelerating Growth in Construction Technology | May 3, 2023
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