- Trajectory and competitiveness of Facility Management, a recognition for contributing to sustainability
Latin America. For the first time within the framework of the TecnoEdificios congress, the trajectory and competitiveness of companies dedicated to facility management and professionals in the areas of cleaning and maintenance will be rewarded.
- Chile and Argentina lead the investment confidence of real estate markets in LATAM
Latin America. Three real estate markets show very marked differences, not only because Argentina, Colombia and Chile have different characteristics and macroeconomic effects that can affect one country more rigorously or another. In addition to the political and social differences that are determinants in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). However,...
- Technology improves facilities management
Latin America. In Latin America, some proptech solutions have been implemented to automate the demands of facilities with the help of sensors and software that collect information in real time and generate immediate notifications of occurrences.
- Networks below the business innovation curve would impact competitiveness
International. According to Moore's Law, the price performance of computing power and storage doubles every 18 to 24 months. This, then, could mean that network innovation cycles can be as far apart as a decade. The long duration that separates the cycles puts at risk the innovation capacity of the entire organization because prices are subject...
- The cities of Colombia with the highest square meter
Colombia. According to a study presented by Asobancaria, an entity that brings together the most important financial institutions in the country, and Habi, a digital platform for buying and selling used housing; Bogotá and Medellín have the highest prices per square meter in the country.
- Building operation and construction cover almost 40% of CO2 emissions worldwide
Latin America. Making cities more inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable is one of the Sustainable Development Goals proposed by the United Nations. A key task, considering that cities account for around 70% of global carbon emissions and more than 60% of resource use.
- Zoom Survey Reveals Executive Preferences for Flexible Working
International. Zoom Video Communications, in partnership with Fortune, conducted a Morning Consult survey to examine leaders' feelings about hybrid work and its overall impact on employee happiness, company culture and business goals.
- Production of construction inputs increases in Colombia
Colombia. The construction sector continues to be very important in the generation of employment and contribution to the GDP of this country, which represents good news for the economic recovery as it is a solid industry despite the context of volatility that exists globally.
- Companies seek to increase the adaptability of offices for hybrid work
International. With the economic reactivation and the return to face-to-face, many of the employees still do not return to the workspaces they used to, many continue from teleworking fulfilling their functions. Therefore, and in order to go back and at the same time have a hybrid model, companies seek and implement intelligent ways to make...
- Bogotá, the second market in projected m2 of premium offices in South America
Colombia. Bogota is at the top of the best premium office markets in South America. This is evidenced by the Market Beat of Cushman & Wakefield that evaluates how it closed the second half of 2021 and the prospects it will have for 2022. The capital of the country is No. 2 in the region in the projected m2 with almost 800,000 m2, as well as...
- Apply your company to the LATAM TECNOEDIFICIOS SHOW AWARD 2022
Latin America. Within the framework of the TecnoEdificios Congress, for the first time, the trajectory and competitiveness of companies dedicated to Facility Management services will be rewarded. It should be noted that competitiveness can be evaluated from the bets of projects that promote sustainability. In turn, the award seeks to evaluate the...
- Colombia leads sustainable construction
Colombia. Five years after the arrival of the EDGE Certification in Colombia, there has been a growing interest of entrepreneurs in the construction sector to massify sustainable construction practices in Colombia, generating positive impacts in terms of savings of water, energy, and energy embedded in construction materials, which allows...
- Employee errors, one of the main causes of cyberattacks on organizations
Latin America. Digitization and remote work have exponentially increased the risk due to the use of insecure connections, the use of personal devices and the disappearance of the perimeter. Now cyberattacks are increasingly aggressive, numerous, sophisticated, specific and targeted at employees, which is causing greater financial, social or...
- Consumers link climate change to increased value of energy service
Latin America. 86% of people believe that climate change will have a major impact on increasing the value of energy bills. Likewise, 9 out of 10 consider that each individual should assume a more relevant role in the face of climate change, as announced by a recent study by Schneider Electric.
- Reasons for unjustified absenteeism in face-to-face work
Colombia. Colombian workers increasingly allow themselves to be infected by unjustified absenteeism and inadvertently affect the activities of any company. For this reason, many companies have begun to take action on the matter and have begun to look for useful technological aids to monitor in real time the actions of their workers.
- TecnoEdificios will reward the trajectory and competitiveness of Facility Management companies
Latin America. Within the framework of the TecnoEdificiosCongress, for the first time, the trajectory and competitiveness of companies dedicated to Facility Management services will be rewarded. It should be noted that competitiveness can be evaluated from the bets of projects that promote sustainability. In turn, the award seeks to evaluate the...
- Textile and metalworking industry increase the demand for warehouses
Peru. According to Binswanger's latest real estate report, on land and premises, stand alone, it is estimated that, annually, more than 100,000 square meters of industrial land change zoning. These lands become compatible with commercial and/or residential uses. And the axes where more changes are registered are Argentina, Nicolás Ayllón,...
- TecnoEdificios will arrive in Medellín to bring together facility management experts
Latin America. The congress of TecnoEdificios will be held on November 22 and 23 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Medellín. By 2022, the academic agenda will strengthen knowledge in environmental and economic sustainability, as well as leadership and competitiveness.
- The real estate transparency gap widens globally
International. Unlike many of the world's major commercial real estate markets, North America, Western Europe and Australasia are becoming more transparent, while most other countries struggle to keep pace with improving transparency. These findings are in with JLL and LaSalle's (NYSE: JLL) biennial Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI),...
- Signs of recovery in the Latin American office market
Latin America. This market went from half a million negative at the end of 2021 to about 100 thousand m² in the first half of 2022. In addition, among the nine cities analyzed, inventory increased by more than 300,000 m², exceeding 25 million square meters of Class A spaces, according to a report by Newmark.
- Experts study the business of property management
International. Vantage Market Research's recent analysis of the global property management market finds that the increased need for a SaaS (Software as a Service) model and the increasing trend of workplace mobility are anticipated to increase the growth of the global property management market during the forecast period.
- Colombians analyze benefits of investing in properties abroad
Colombia. The question about investment in properties abroad arises as a result of inflation in Colombia, which registered 9.67% in June 2022, according to the National Administrative Department of Statistics, DANE, and a dollar above 4,000 pesos.
- The extinguishing agent HCFC-123 will leave Colombia in 2029
Colombia. The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, together with the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, issued Resolution 0634 of June 17, 2022, which establishes that HCFC-123 and its mixtures may not be used in fire extinguishers as of December 2029.