The United Arab Emirates, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are leading the region in getting a future-ready built environment ready for the coming years. This rapid built-up is also voraciously consuming PropTech – from helping solve commercial problems like increasing foot traffic in malls to managing energy needs in workplaces.
To discuss the regional outlook and how it compares to the global built environment, CMtoday speaks to Ivo Van Breukelen, partner at The Proptech Connection – a U.S. based consultancy firm which provides bespoke technology solutions to the real estate sector. Breukelen reveals the global trends he has observed in PropTech such as centralised platforms, construction technology, and a push to decarbonise the built environment. Listen to this podcast for more international insights.