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Drones. A buzz word that many hear all too often. But what are its real-world applications? And what do drones have to do with real estate? New technology constantly disrupts all industries. Keith Knutsson’s position is that “technology continues to influence our everyday lives more and more whether we are paying attention to it or Read More…

Malls: What is the Future?

In the past seven-years there has been a sharp increase in mall vacancies and particularly big box stores. Their demise can be attributed to successful e-commerce platforms that are taking the market share. These enormous tracts of land with large parking lots, high vacancies, and desirable locations are of unique interest to certain private equity Read More…

Blockchain’s impact on the Commercial Real Estate Industry

“Blockchain will have a significant impact on the Commercial Real Estate Industry” Said Keith Knutsson of Integrale Advisors. A blockchain is a type of decentralized database that supports and provides a constantly expanding inventory of records, termed blocks, which are fortified against alteration and adjustment. Each block possesses a timestamp and a link to a Read More…

The U.K. Economy Reacts to General Election result, Strong Leadership ”Needed”

The British economy and businesses are showing signs of weakness, urging politicians to react. The recent election, resulting in no overall majority, prompted businesses to demand that the “economy” be of upmost importance when making policy decisions, with some interests even calling for the delay of Brexit negotiations. “The new administration needs to deliver policies Read More…

Keith Knutsson considers a “Smarter” Workplace

“With constant advancements in technology, particularly sensor information technology, we are seeing vast amounts of data produced at a rapid pace. A building becomes ‘smart’ when you use data to make strategic decisions around efficiency, quality, and productivity. Physical spaces are the second-largest corporate cost but still less than 45% utilized. There are a few Read More…