“What is a Smart Building?” Answered in RF's Latest GRESB Blog


October 2017 | Dallas, TX — RealFoundations Specialist Julius Caten’s latest article in GRESB Insights, “What is a Smart Building?”, identifies common traits that would deem a building as “smart” in 2017.  By offering a list of must-haves for several types of tenants, Julius points out that technology needs vary by property type and that retail tenants may not prioritize their needs the same as office tenants or residential tenants. For operators to successfully implement and manage a smart building, they must stay on the fore-front of real estate’s ever-changing technologies and consider both the building requirements and tenant desires of today and the future.

Read the full article here.

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About the Author Julius Caten is a Specialist with RealFoundations with over 25 years of experience in the technology, real estate and energy industries driving projects related to energy management strategy, energy operations, enterprise energy management and performance reporting.  Read more about Julius' background here.

About RealFoundations  RealFoundations is a professional services firm focused on the real estate industry. With offices on four continents, 400+ client-serving professionals and off-shore delivery capabilities in China and India, RealFoundations provides Management Consulting, Managed Services and Energy Solutions to developers, owners/operators, service providers, institutional investors and corporate occupiers. From the building itself to the way it is used, operated and financed, no firm understands the inner workings of the entire real estate ecosystem as well as RealFoundations. We Make Real Estate Run Better.