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Spark Notes – September 14, 2023


AI is accelerating real estate’s consumption of technology as companies urgently adopt data-based solutions for overall efficiency. Tasks that used to be manual and tedious can now be automated with customizable software, eliminating the mundane and encouraging employers to focus talent and resources for greater gain. Tanguy Quero, Investment Principal based in Paris, provides a deeper look at Proda, a JLL Spark portfolio company, and how the platform is revolutionalizing rent roll data.
Read about Proda’s AI power: Increasing the power of data for real estate markets

What’s new with our startups

Liberty Mutual Re, XS Global and Safehub Announce World’s First Sensor-Based, Parametric Reinsurance Treaty for Earthquake Risk
The reinsurance group will begin by selling multiple policies through XS Global subsidiaries in Mexico, utilizing Safehub’s sensor technology.
Hines Invests in Digital Ecosystem to Enhance Workplace Experience, Connectivity
SwiftConnect is chosen to power employee badges for several Hines buildings in North America.
Return to Office: Employees Have More Say in Where They Work, HqO CEO Says
Chase Garbarino discusses the importance of employee experience.

Insights in the media from JLL

AI and the Evolution of Proptech
Carolyn Trickett, Growth Principal based in Australia, contributes to the article.

Connect with our team at the following events
CREtech New York
September 19-20, 2023 | New York, New York
Raj Singh is speaking. Eddie Carroll, Daniel Correa, Sonia El-Sherif, Laurent Grill, Javier Araujo O’Neill, and Meagan Riley are attending.
The District
September 20-22, 2023 | Barcelona, Spain
Sean Wright is speaking on a panel discussing real estate best practices and pitfalls for PropTech entrepreneurs.
CREtech Climate Day
September 21, 2023 | New York, New York
Raj Singh and Laurent Grill attending.
The Future of Generative AI in Real Estate
September 21, 2023 | 9:00 am Pacific Time
Hear insights from key innovation and technology leaders within JLL on what the AI-enabled future of real estate will look like. Register for the webinar in the link above.
October 4-6, 2023 | Munich, Germany
Arnaud Bouzinac is attending.

Learn more about the current landscape of PropTech investing

Watching AI for Software Bias | August 31, 2023
Work Shift: What the Return to Office Looks Like Globally | September 5, 2023
Real-Estate Doom Loop Threatens America’s Banks | September 6, 2023
Microsoft’s New Manhattan Office is in a Growing Tech Hub | September 11, 2023
‘We’re in the First Inning of the Commercial Real Estate Correction,’ Billionaire Real Estate Investor Jeff Greene Says | September 12, 2023
Brooklyn Hip to PropTech | September 12, 2023
LMRE’s 2023 Salary Report | September 2023
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