Proptech – once a trend, now a necessity

The real estate sector has, for a long time, been reluctant to embrace technology. While the rise of property tech start-ups did go some way to open people’s eyes to the possibilities and fuel their imagination, it took something as monumental as a global pandemic to force many, who work within the sector, to move away from traditional (and often outdated) working practices into a more modern way of thinking and working.

Proptech not only played a fundamental role in helping the industry overcome these unprecedented challenges, it will also have an essential role to play in the way people interact with real estate in the future. Whether that be as an owner, investor, developer, landlord, occupier, funder or professional advisor – tech innovation is now part of the daily routine of almost every player in the real estate market …

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