All Technology articles

  • Barcelona - Torre Agbar tower
    Magazine

    Tech hubs: Working from hub

    March/April 2022 (Magazine)

    Tech hubs are magnets of activity and collaboration. Should real estate investors be turning their focus on them? Christopher Walker reports

  • Waku Robotics
    Magazine

    Proptech: Venturing into Europe

    March/April 2022 (Magazine)

    Proptech is booming across Europe. Christopher Walker investigates where and why

  • Cambridge Science Park
    Magazine

    Life-science real estate: Rapid rollout for niche sector

    March/April 2022 (Magazine)

    Life-science companies need more space and real estate investors want to own it. Maha Khan Phillips reports

  • Digital infra
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    Digital infrastructure: Raining data

    March/April 2022 (Magazine)

    Investment in data centres became frenzied last year, with major takeovers and widespread expansion into new markets, writes Florence Chong

  • Drone traffic-management system being showcased in Seoul
    Magazine

    Smart cities: Get streetwise

    March/April 2022 (Magazine)

    Cities need to become more digitised and connected. But what does the rise of the smart city mean for real assets investors? Christopher Walker

  • Facebooks new data centre being built in Los Lunas,New Mexico
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    Digital infrastructure: Are data centres bad for ESG and net zero?

    March/April 2022 (Magazine)

    Could the proliferation of data centres endanger efforts to reach carbon net zero? Florence Chong reports

  • Internet cafe in Nairobi
    Magazine

    Digital infrastructure: The opportunity to digitise Africa

    March/April 2022 (Magazine)

    The digitalisation of Africa is speeding up, creating investment opportunities in ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ infrastructure. Christopher Walker reports

  • BP Ørsted refinery - BP and Ørsted plan to build a 50MW ‘green’ hydrogen electrolyser at the refinery
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    Hydrogen: A new store of value?

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    It promises to help decarbonise economies, alongside electrification and biofuels. Should institutions be investing in hydrogen? René Lavanchy reports

  • Dean Hopkins
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    Q&A: Dean Hopkins, Oxford Properties on technology

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    Dean Hopkins (pictured), the former CEO of scale-up innovation hub OneEleven, was appointed COO of Oxford Properties in 2019 as the real estate arm of OMERS adopted a digital-first strategy. Interview by Vanessa Drucker

  • Demand for cloud storage from companies such as Netflix has caught the attention of infrastructure investors
    Magazine

    Data centres: Get your head in the cloud

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    More data centres are needed to satisfy the world’s constant appetite for digital services. Investors are moving quickly to download the returns, writes Florence Chong

  • Ryan Williams (2)
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    Interview: Ryan Williams, Cadre

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    Stephanie Schwartz-Driver speaks to Ryan Williams (pictured), who launched US proptech company Cadre when he was in his 20s

  • Lothbury Property Trust has received an award from Fitwel for its Paragon office building in Bristol
    Magazine

    Healthy buildings: Fit for purpose

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of health in office buildings. Fortunately, the technology to support this already exists. Vanessa Drucker reports

  • Amazon robotics drive unit
    Magazine

    Logistics technology: Metal box clever

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    They might look boring on the outside, but there is a huge amount of technological innovation taking place inside logistics buildings. Florence Chong reports

  • IPE
    Magazine

    Technology: Data demand drives digital infrastructure boom

    There is no doubt that we are all spending more time in front of screens and COVID-19 lockdowns have only intensified this trend. The implications have not been lost on institutional investors. This report looks at the growth in data centres, perhaps one of the best examples of a real asset that sits squarely in the concentric circles of real estate and infrastructure. We also assess investment opportunities in other technology sectors including fibre networks, 5G and hydrogen technology, and analyse how technology is impacting the logistics and office sectors.

  • Faisal Butt
    Magazine

    Proptech: Beyond the spreadsheet

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    Real estate can be somewhat of a laggard when it comes to technology. But COVID-19 is accelerating the proptech revolution, writes Maha Khan Phillips

  • BT's Openreach rolls out broadband in Edinburgh
    Magazine

    Fibre networks: Testing the bandwidth

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    Investors are rushing to invest in fibre networks, but does the sector have the capacity for so much capital? Razak Musah Baba reports

  • Magazine

    Proptech: Get ahead of the curve

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

     Real estate managers are investing in proptech to position themselves for the future, writes Maha Khan Phillips

  • Huawei’s new 5G Mate X2 foldable phone at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai
    Magazine

    5G: Investors fail to connect

    March / April 2021 (Magazine)

    The technology has huge promise, but 5G is yet to represent an institutional investment opportunity, writes Razak Musah Baba

  • Proptech
    Magazine

    Proptech: Future funders

    March/April 2020 (Magazine)

    Investors and fund managers are investing directly in proptech firms. Are they doing it for the long-term interests of the industry? Razak Musah Baba reports

  • Data Centres
    Magazine

    Data storage: Head in the cloud

    March/April 2020 (Magazine)

     Data centres are quickly evolving in line with an expanding world of big data. Investors need to keep up, writes Christopher O’Dea