- Colombian construction sector expects continuity in development programs
Colombia. At the end of last year (fourth quarter), according to the National Administrative Department of Statistics, Dane, the added value of the construction sector grew 6.2%, which meant a good rebound compared to 2020 and left encouraging figures for what is this 2022.
- Increases the migration of companies to work platforms in the cloud
International. A study by the consulting firm Gartner identified that more than 70% of companies have already migrated at least some workloads to the public cloud, which allows workers who work from the office and from their homes to connect with each other and with the fundamental data for their daily operations.
- LEED Certification for the U.S. Consulate in Mexico
Mexico. The U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, earned Gold Certification for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) from the U.S. Green Building Council.
- August will have a new edition of Expocamacol
Colombia. Expocamacol, the International Fair of Construction, Architecture and Design, will bring together the business and professional construction sector of Latin America from August 24 to 27 in Plaza Mayor, in the city of Medellín.
- Warehouse Condo Market Shows Increased Asset
Peru. The stand-alone warehouse segment continues to maintain its level of growth, with a vacancy rate of less than 5%. Warehouse condominiums, located mainly outside the city are the ones that are presenting a greater dynamism.
- Availability for office leases amounts to 10.96%
Colombia. Different platforms for the purchase and lease of new spaces are experiencing a moment of reactivation. After two years of pandemic, where several projects went down, the different real estate companies focus their strategies to meet the diverse needs of the market.
- JCA Soluciones Inmobiliarias seeks to improve environmental practices through innovation
Colombia. The company JCA Soluciones Inmobiliarias sought to improve environmental practices through innovation and technology in order to preserve the state of the properties and ensure user satisfaction. To this end, it has incorporated in the provision of operation and maintenance services a preventive methodology in the different office...
- Digital co-ownership management would reduce stationery consumption by 45%
Colombia. According to calculations by the Ministry of Housing, based on information from Galería Inmobiliaria, in 2021 about 227,600 new homes were marketed in Colombia, which is the best year in the history of the country in this matter. This, without forgetting that in 2020 a record had also been set with around 177,000 new units marketed.
- Airport in Costa Rica, the best in Central America and the Caribbean
Costa Rica. The World Airport Awards 2022 recognized Juan Santamaría International Airport (AIJS) as the best in Central America and the Caribbean in the regional category, recognizing the most outstanding air terminals in the world.
- Real Estate Reinvention in process
United States. BOMA International President and Chief Operating Officer Henry Chamberlain said the real estate sector is in the process of reinventing itself across all sectors.
- Net Zero Carbon Building Roadmap Listed
Colombia. During the last Construverde event, the National Roadmap of Net Zero Carbon Buildings was launched, a document that becomes a reference framework with goals and actions that must be implemented from this sector to contribute to carbon neutrality, an aspiration set for the year 2050 by the National Government through the Ministry of...
- Building of the Colombian School of Engineering receives recognition for its construction
Colombia. The American Concrete Institute (ACI) awarded the "Construction Excellence Award" to the bioclimatic building inaugurated a few months ago, highlighting the innovation, complexity and achievements in the use of concrete as a construction material.
- Alliance to improve wireless connectivity in the hotel sector
Mexico. Cambium Networks, a global manufacturer of wireless networking solutions, entered into an alliance with NCR Orderman, an expert in the mobile ordering market, to deliver high-performance Wi-Fi solutions for the hospitality industry, including point-of-sale (POS) systems and wearable devices for order taking and invoicing.
- The adoption of flexible spaces as a work alternative for companies is growing
Latin America. Flexible workspaces, derived from the post-pandemic, are becoming increasingly relevant, not only in terms of the way they work, but also in terms of how they are configured, leased and operated, and have been part of the real estate offer in Latin America at least since 2009, estimating that in the last 12 years the flex space...
- Armstrong Introduces New Energy Saving Solutions
Latin America. Pump specialist Armstrong Fluid Technology introduces new product solutions designed to help building managers achieve significant energy and cost savings. Here's what's new.
- False notion about high costs restricts growth of building automation systems market
International. The building automation systems market is projected to reach $148.6 billion by 2027 from $86.8 billion in 2022; the sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.4% between 2022 and 2027.
- Panama, venue of the meeting of real estate business and investment in Latin America
Panama. On June 16 and 17, the 8° Encuentro Latinoamericano de Desarrolladores Inmobiliarios will be held at the JW Marriott hotel in Panama, with the participation of 20 leading speakers from the region, focusing on the theme of innovation in the real estate industry. This year its central axis of contents is framed in THE PRO3 City Summit. A...
- New Co-Ownership Management Platform Launched
Latin America. Over the last few years, the use of technology in the real estate industry has allowed traditional processes, such as lease management, the purchase and sale of housing, mortgage financing and even the construction exercise, to acquire greater tools to function in the modern market.
- Guidelines for Improving the Digital Employee Experience in a Hybrid Workplace
Latin America. A study on how to improve the employee experience to work from anywhere revealed that the digital employee experience (DEX) is an essential resource that companies currently use to enable the hybrid workforce and highlighted that to deliver a superior employee experience, four integral components are required: delivery of the...
- Banco de Bogotá receives certification as carbon neutral
Colombia. Banco de Bogotá received the certification from Icontec that qualifies it as the first Colombian bank to be carbon neutral, due to its commitment to the reduction of corporate greenhouse gas emissions and the development of a decarbonization route with mitigation and compensation plans.
- 5 June, World Environment Day
International. On the fifth of June, World Environment Day 2022 was celebrated, which this year has as its central theme "One Earth" and which will be hosted by the Government of Sweden in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
- Recommendations to make companies more sustainable and friendly to the environment
International. Every June 5, World Environment Day is commemorated, a perfect opportunity to remember that the protection and care of ecosystems and the planet is everyone's responsibility: institutions, citizens and companies.
- Remote and predictive monitoring of power failures
Latin America. The energy sector is undoubtedly the basis of the world economy. Nowadays, life would not be possible without electric power, let's try for a moment to imagine a couple of hours without electricity, this scenario would represent a serious problem for any company, data center, hospital, or airport that goes through this situation,...