Assessing the tech revolution: Proptech has helped landlords and tenants through the crisis. But how will it shape the real estate landscape of the future? Nine experts offer their thoughts
Over the course of this summer, Institutional Real Estate Europe hosted two virtual proptech roundtables. These discussions looked at whether proptech will accelerate further after the COVID-19 crisis, how it can aid ESG integration into investment management decisions and whether technologies such as blockchain can change the real estate industry as we know it.
The chair of both roundtables, Norbert Bol from Sweco Capital Consultants, was joined by eight other participants — Ilkka Tomperi (Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Co); Abigail Dean (Nuveen Real Estate); Irène Fossé (AEW); Helena Olin (AP2); Alexander Taft (Invesco Real Estate and the chairman of the INREV technology committee); Martin Lemke (AM Alpha); Karen Martinus (USAA Real Estate); and Jessica Elengical (DWS). The following is an excerpt of their disc