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VIDEO: Real Estate Tech Leaders Map Out the Future

“Five years from now, what I’m hoping is that the level of proptech that’s been adopted by the industry is significantly increased.” That’s Raj Singh, managing partner at JLL, in response to the question of where his five-year outlook is. 

Interviewed at the recent CREtech New York event, Singh and other key figures in the proptech space mapped out their medium-term visions for their companies and the sector more broadly. In the video below, you’ll hear from Singh and Cherre CEO Kevin Mattice, T2D2 Jonathan Ehrlich, Vendodorm CEO Emiel Bril and Hines chief digital officer Ilene Goldfine.

Proptech leaders had more to say to Connect CRE at CREtech New York. Below, they weigh in on the question of where proptech’s next frontier is. Here, the insights come from Plentific CEO Cem Savas, JLL’s Singh and Durst VP of sustainability and design management Sydney Mainster.

Last but not least, Connect CRE also asked what makes a proptech venture stand out as a worthwhile investment in 2023. You’ll hear from Alpaca VC senior associate Andrew Peng.

You can also catch up with proptech leaders on how the commercial real estate slowdown has them redoubling their efforts.

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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 16-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 7-10 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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