Facilities

Smart Buildings

Mapping Cushman & Wakefield Strategy in Smart Buildings

November 23rd, 2022
Smart Buildings

Mapping the Strategic Direction of Siemens in Smart Buildings – Part 1

October 10th, 2022
Security

Cyber Security Falls Through the Gap Between OT & IT Responsibility

Over recent decades, as buildings have developed greater connectivity, the starkly different worlds of Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) have found themselves converging in the emerging smart buildings space. In this new landscape, OT teams find themselves victim to cyber threats that they have never had to deal with before, while IT teams […]

Smart Buildings

Haltian’s Building Internet of Things Business & Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Haltian, the Finnish developer of IoT hardware and software solutions for the built environment. This analysis covers their 2021 financial performance, stakeholders and funding, vertical market strategy, partnerships and recent projects. This article, part of a series covering the activities of new entrants such as Nuuka Solutions, Spica Technologies, Flowscape, Uptick and PlanRadar, updates the information […]

Smart Buildings

Bravida’s Smart Building Automation Business Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the building automation business of Bravida Holding AB, a 100-year old Swedish company with a vision statement of “bringing buildings to life”.   This analysis is based on their 2021 Annual Report, investor presentations, growth strategy and M&A activities. Bravida operates in the Nordic market for technical service and installation of buildings and facilities. Bravida’s core […]

Smart Cities

SoftBank Bets On Robotic Cleaning in Smart Buildings

It was not that long ago that a significant fall in the Yen was met with open arms by major Japanese companies seeking to be more competitive in the global market. However, when this month began with the currency at a 20-year low, the reaction from Japan’s biggest companies has been decidedly mixed. In recent […]

Smart Buildings

Global Digital Workplace Market Consolidation Trend Intensifies

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) continue to be a key growth strategy for established players providing solutions in the commercial office market, allowing them to augment their portfolio offerings to match the dynamic landscape. Our market analysis finds that M&A activity in the sector has seen an unprecedented rise since 2018, long before COVID disrupted workplaces and the […]

Smart Buildings

European Building Automation Player Sauter Advances Growth Strategy in Facility Management Services

For more than 100 years, Sauter Group, based in Basel, Switzerland with a production site in Freiburg, Germany, has provided products, solutions and services for building management and room automation.  With around 350 employees at the Basel site and 2,700 people worldwide, Sauter reported 2020 turnover of approx. €500 million, making them one of the second-tier building […]

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Smart Buildings

How can you Start to Adopt Technology in your Buildings with the Confidence to Succeed?

The technology around smart buildings can often feel alien to even the most experienced property professionals, especially when embarking on first time projects. The desire to create a smart building without understanding what you want the technology to achieve or the practical steps necessary for success, can often lead to problems. How can we give […]

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