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Spark Notes – May 25, 2023


Artificial intelligence is at the forefront of conversations among the business world and commercial real estate is no exception. How much will AI impact real estate practices? Sonia El-Sherif, JLL Spark’s Chief-of-Staff, weighs in on the current AI capabilities to improve CRE and observations for the near future: 
Impact on CRE: What to Expect from the Incredible Rise of AI

What’s new with our startups

Orbital Witness Raises £7.5M in Series A Funding
The company will use the funds to expand their team and build presence in the property market.
HqO and Savills Partner to Advise Tenants on Return to Office
The partnership will focus on helping tenants customize their workspace for various team needs.
How Vicci Construction UK Uses OpenSpace to Create Efficiency
Download the latest case study from our portfolio company.

Insights in the media from JLL

JLL Appoints Yao Morin as Chief Technology Officer
Yao and her JLLT team emphasize the use of data and technology to reduce energy consumption in property portfolios. 

Connect with our team at the following events
CoreNet Global | CRE Tech
Sydney, Australia | June 7, 2023
Carolyn Trickett is speaking on the panel “Possibilities and Perils.
Realcomm | IBcon 2023
Las Vegas, NV | June 14-15, 2023
Laurent Grill and Kitty Sullivan will also attend pre-conference events on June 13.
GCV Symposium
London, England | June 20-22, 2023
Sean Wright is speaking on the panel “Corporate Strategic Investing in the Face of Global Headwinds.” Raj Singh is attending.
BOMA | PropTech Conference & Expo
New York, New York | June 21, 2023
Daniel Correa is moderating the panel “The Digitization Journey: Strategy, Roadblocks, and Smart Portfolios.”
BuiltWorlds 2023 Paris Summit
Paris, France | June 21, 2023
Tanguy Quero is speaking on the panel “The Global Innovators.”

Learn more about the current landscape of PropTech investing

Is Virtual Reality Training a Turning Point for the Construction Industry? | May 14, 2023
Get Ready for EV Charging, But Also Watch EV Production | May 15, 2023
The Next Financial Crisis Could Come From AI, SEC Chair Says | May 16. 2023
Offices Are Adapting to Three Day Hybrid Work Schedules (Again) | May 22, 2023
Proptech and Real Estate Document Reading: It’s Complicated | May 23, 2023
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