Asset Magazine #4: Whats app with that?

In this article we start to dive into some practical examples. The aim of our articles is to get to apply theoretical thinking to practical examples. https://assetmag.co.za/issue86/index.html?page=122# In this article we merely scratch the surface by reviewing some applications created by REITs. Sure, we know that there are suppliers who create apps and systems thatContinue reading “Asset Magazine #4: Whats app with that?”

Asset Magazine Ep #3: How do I become more Proptechy?

Ummmmm what happened to episode 2 guys? Well our second article of this series was very similar the article we published on our page, which looked at Emira as a case study. So if you keen reading this article follow this link. The third instalment looked at breaking things down into some practical steps andContinue reading “Asset Magazine Ep #3: How do I become more Proptechy?”

Asset Magazine Article #1: REITs and Innovation

In July 2020 we started a series of articles to be published in Asset Magazine focusing on the topic we love, PROPTECH! The only difference with these articles is that the focus is primarily on the REITs and how they approach Proptech and innovation. In this series we will be providing a short definition ofContinue reading “Asset Magazine Article #1: REITs and Innovation”

#proptechtalk – Episode 6 – What is flexible office space?

Can you believe we are on episode 6 already?!?!?! Firstly thank you to those listeners who have downloaded our podcast episodes. We are constantly looking to improve so any suggestions you may have, please let us know. Flexible office space, co-working space and traditional modes of leasing offices are going to be affected by theContinue reading “#proptechtalk – Episode 6 – What is flexible office space?”

Proptechtalk – Episode 5 – Guest Speaker Steve Nson

We had the privilege of having Steve Nson on our latest podcast episode. Steve is the founder of AnySizeDeals.com  which is the premier real estate platform for finding partners and closing deals. AnySizeDeals Week is described as an annual “Festival in Real Estate Innovation”, and this year it takes place from September 8-11,2020 at TheContinue reading “Proptechtalk – Episode 5 – Guest Speaker Steve Nson”

#proptechtalk – Episode 4 – Do property agents need a degree?

In this episode we discuss whether acquiring a degree is something the property agents/professionals should acquire in the future. We look at whether a degree specifically in property agent’s functions would provide any benefit, and what challenges this may bring. Stephen Roulac was the inspiration for this article with his research on the industrial revolutionContinue reading “#proptechtalk – Episode 4 – Do property agents need a degree?”

Dissertation – Chapter 2 Literature Review – PART 1

For the Academics out there or those interested with the actual theories and models as quoted in academic literature, I suggest you jump over to the thesis document where I detail a comprehensive list of strategic innovation theories. My intention here is to appeal to those not keen on reading pages of academic jargon, butContinue reading “Dissertation – Chapter 2 Literature Review – PART 1”

SA REIT discussion: Enter Emira!

Emira: The South African case study In my last article I tried to answer a question in relation to a lack of innovation at REITs, at least in SA – given my experiences (note: I will investigate innovation in foreign markets soon, watch this space). This is, in my opinion, due to the way REITsContinue reading “SA REIT discussion: Enter Emira!”

#proptechtalk Podcast Episode 3 – Proptech Start-Up Journey Part 2

In Episode 3 we carry on the discussion on Proptech and the journey of a start-up. Chatting about real issues that have acted as barriers to entry and how they were overcome (or not!) If you have a few seconds please let us know what you think about Proptech in the poll below.  

#proptechtalk Podcast Episode 2 – Proptech Start-Up Journey

We did it! Episode 2 is up and running. Although we miss the professional services of Vodcast, we just could not help ourselves but get our podcast out there. Sure the quality may not be top notch, but the content is. In this episode we chat to Michael Savvides from Parkupp (find out more aboutContinue reading “#proptechtalk Podcast Episode 2 – Proptech Start-Up Journey”