Shojin Reports Asian Investor Growth

FCA-regulated online real estate investment platform Shojin is reporting a 35 per cent increase in Asian investors over the past year as real estate in the United Kingdom continues to be in demand from global investors. The company is gaining strong momentum among investors based in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan, mirroring the changing appetite…


Progressing Gender Equality in the Asia Pacific Region

ISS Pacific has committed to the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles at a signing ceremony attended by regional CEO, Stuart Rose. The Women’s Empowerment Principles offer guidance to businesses on how to promote gender equality and empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community by embracing seven core enterprise-wide policies: Establish high-level corporate leadership for…


WeMaintain Announces Key Appointment

Sabina Enu-Kwesi has joined PropTech innovator WeMaintain from Otis Elevators as customer success manager. Her appointment follows a €30 million Series B funding round by the company which is based in London, Paris and Singapore. WeMaintain’s internet of things (IoT) platforms provide owners and operators of commercial and residential buildings with end-to-end critical maintenance solutions…


WeMaintain Secures Series B Funding

29.06.2021, 10:01 WeMaintain Secures Series B Funding Paris and London based PropTech company WeMaintain has raised €30 million in Series B funding. The funding round follows the company’s acquisition of fire alarm solutions company Shokly, and allows WeMaintain to accelerate its international expansion and extend its state-of-the-art proprietary technology across the built environment.  WeMaintain’s latest…


Centre of Excellence for Healthy Buildings

26.04.2021, 14:56 Centre of Excellence for Healthy Buildings A global partnership between Johnson Controls and the International WELL Building Institute will create a new global centre of excellence for healthy buildings by promoting the WELL Building Standard. The two organisations will work together to advance technology development, outcome-based planning and best practices that will improve…


Protecting Guest Workers in Singapore

09.02.2021, 17:14 Protecting Guest Workers in Singapore Universal Contact Tracing wearables supplied by Microshare in partnership with PwC have been protecting the lives and livelihoods of migrant workers in Singapore’s migrant worker dormitories. The wearables protect government workers living in dorms by logging “contact events” and enforcing social distancing protocols that required them to limit…

Automation & AI

IoT Partner Ecosystem of the Year

14.01.2021, 20:52 IoT Partner Ecosystem of the Year Johnson Controls’ OpenBlue digital platform and implementation of a global network of OpenBlue Innovation Centres have been recognised with an “IoT Partner Ecosystem of the Year” Breakthrough award. The IoT Breakthrough Awards programme showcases excellence in IoT technologies, with 2021 representing the third consecutive year when the…


Reimaging Building Management

09.12.2020, 13:49 Reimaging Building Management A global digital collaboration between Johnson Controls and Microsoft promises to transform the design, construction and operation of buildings and designed spaces. Integrating Johnson Controls’ OpenBlue Digital Twin platform for site ecosystems, building and device management with the Microsoft Microsoft Azure Digital Twins platform, the collaboration leverages digital twins (replicas…


Sodexo Rolls Out Wx Workplace Consultancy

15.11.2019, 13:54 Sodexo Rolls Out Wx Workplace Consultancy Sodexo has announced it will be offering its Wx data-driven workplace analytics and optimisation at its locations in Paris, London, Singapore and Montreal. The concept, which was originally announced in 2012, utilises data collated from infrared and thermal sensors, artificial intelligence (AI) applications and accelerometers to reduce an organisation’s…

Foodservice & Catering

Enhancing JW Marriott Singapore’s Food and Beverage Operations

03.10.2019, 11:00 Enhancing JW Marriott Singapore’s Food and Beverage Operations A collaboration between JW Marriott Singapore South Beach and Ecolab has helped the hotel, already a recipient of two Green Mark Platinum Awards for its environmetally conscious design and green technologies, achieve new levels of food safety, simplicity, and sustainability. JW Marriott Singapore South Beach…


Equinix and Singapore in European Data Centre JV

01.07.2019, 20:24 Equinix and Singapore in European Data Centre JV A US $1 billion joint-venture between U.S. data centre operator Equinix and GIC, the government of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, will meet the requirements of hyperscale data centre operators in Europe by developing new data centres utilising the xScale platform. The initial facilities in the…


International Property Award for APAC House

15.03.2019, 08:10 International Property Award for APAC House Sodexo’s APAC House regional headquarters building in Singapore has won an award in the Office Category of the 2019 International Property Awards. The awards which are split into regions covering Africa, Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Canada, the Caribbean, Central & South America, Europe, the United Kingdom…

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