Much like how technology is impacting the lives of consumers, commercial real estate (CRE) is also experiencing a digital transformation of sorts. Today, consumer technology is advancing at such a rapid pace that CRE accommodations like connectivity, quality of life and security must also advance.
According to a recent Deloitte Market Report, to remain competitive or even leapfrog your competition, CRE companies must make their physical space future-ready. Here are the top three focus areas that will make the biggest impact:
- Future of mobility – changes in mobility patterns, the rise of shared access of vehicles and the approaching reality of fully autonomous vehicles will have a massive impact on both the use and supply-and-demand dynamics for commercial real estate owners.
- Occupant health and wellness – commercial real estate owners need to further consider health and wellness of the tenants. It includes thermal, comfort, daylighting and lighting noise, interior layout and biophilia.
- Internet of Things (loT) – Technology innovations have found their way to the center of every business. An loT-enabled building management system offers higher-order benefits, improve margins through cost savings and operational efficiency.
As more and more commercial real estate owners invest in WIFI, environmental sustainability, and operational efficiency, their tenants have an overarching need that must be addressed first, security. Every day, CRE companies have more and more technology-based options to keep their tenants safe. Of course, for all the positive new advancements available there are just as many criminals working to overcome them. So how do you make sure that your properties are protected in a future where every criminal is tech savvy?
When it comes to the security of your buildings, you want to not only have in place deterrents but also remote access for monitoring and alerts. Surveillance cameras on the outside and inside of buildings are an excellent way to discourage would-be criminals. With the advancements in technology, property owners can stream live feeds from their cameras directly to their computers for easy remote surveillance. Additionally, you want to have alarms for those places that cameras can’t see and to let residents in the area know that an entrance was breached. The future of security integrates alarms and cameras with online monitoring services that allow property managers to then control access points like doors and gates while simultaneously altering the authorities.
Finding a security system for your property to keep up with the ever-changing technological advances is key to keeping your tenants safe and save thousands in property damage.
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