Cushman & Wakefield has announced a new global agreement with Smart Building Technology provider MCS Solutions, an Internet of Things (IoT) technology firm with over 25 years of industry experience in more than 60 countries.
By bringing together expertise in many areas of real estate, workplace, and facilities management—ranging from a buildings occupant comfort to cleaning to catering, technical maintenance, energy management, space optimization, and smart working among others—the partnership will allow clients to have a greater positive impact on the occupants experience and control over their building portfolios enabling the ability to turn big data into actionable intelligence.
The solutions benefit a wide range of companies, from those considering IoT for the first time to those who are already invested in the technology. For instance, a new global solution will enable companies to view their portfolios in real-time, aiding more immediate understanding and efficient workflow.
“Our goal with this partnership is to create value for companies through more flexible, responsive, and efficient solutions across our global portfolio,” said Steven Quick, Chief Executive of the Global Occupier Services for Cushman & Wakefield. “It’s not just about providing smart building technology for our clients, but also about providing predictive analytics and insights to improve future occupancy planning.”
“We are excited to partner with Cushman & Wakefield to provide their clients with meaningful insights from big data and make them actionable. Our products built on the COBUNDU™ platform will boost their real estate performance and facilities management efficiency, reduce costs, and improve employee experience in the workplace. COBUNDU™ is all about moving from managing buildings to managing the user experience across multiple touchpoints,” said Koen Matthijs, CEO of MCS Solutions.
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