Tag archives for: real estate

May 17, 2018

BLOXHUB – A Co-Working Space for an Ecosystem

Coworking spaces have become popular in the Nordics, but few of them are focused on a certain vertical. Torben Klitgaard, director of BLOXHUB, describes the unique initiative from Denmark. It invites architects, designers, contractors, and tech companies to create better cities. / continue reading

February 23, 2018

Symbiotic Buildings by Tieto

It took a software developer to tell property owners that their thinking is flawed. / continue reading

September 19, 2016

How to Evaluate Sustainability Innovations in Construction

I attended a doctoral dissertation defense at Aalto University in Otaniemi on Friday, September 15, 2016. The candidate, Juho-Kusti Kajander, M.Sc. (Econ.), presented his thesis on how construction industry companies can evaluate their sustainability innovations and the economic benefits of innovation investments. / continue reading

September 13, 2016

Forerunners Connect with Startups at ReCoTech – Interview with Anssi Salonen

ReCoTech is a SLUSH side event that will bring together real estate and construction forerunners and startups on November 30. I had the pleasure of meeting with Anssi Salonen, Project Manager at RAKLI, and learning more about the event. / continue reading

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August 5, 2013

Is this the Real Estate of all Real Estate?

If size matters in real-estate, then the “Largest-Piece-Of-Constructed-Real-Estate-In-The-World” Award goes to West China–it definitely gets first prize for possessing the most enormous building measured by floor-space.  In many cases, Dubai has boasted of holding some of the most outrageous and mammoth pieces of real-estate known to mankind.  Now, however, the Dubai International Airport Terminal must humbly take a back-seat to China’s New Century Global Center which officially opened its doors to the public in June 2013 and surpasses Dubai’s former-first-place winner by 500,000 square feet. / continue reading