Gauging firms and managers’ smart building-tech budgets, priorities and preferences
A recent report from Verdantix surveyed 300 real estate and facility-management executives in North America, Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), from July to September 2023, offering a comprehensive outlook on smart building-technology budgets, priorities and preferences as companies head into 2024.
The most important objective for the next three years will be optimization and building operations for 48 percent of retail-sector respondents and 35 percent of public-sector respondents.
Companies operating in highly carbon-intensive sectors tended to place a stronger emphasis on decarbonization, with significant numbers of transport and logistics respondents, basic-materials and utilities respondents and construction and engineering respondents listing decarbonizing their building portfolio as their top objective for the next three years.
Overall, the number of respondents who listed decarbonizing their business’s building portfolio