The PTC

About - Enablers and supporters of a new type of builder

Our passion for what we do drives us. We work with the most innovative, ambitious and leading people in Proptech. That energises and inspires us.

We believe and are committed to genuine change – creating a positive impact on our environment and how we live, consume, work and interact.

We also want to give emerging technologies the best chance of succeeding, helping pioneers see their vision through.

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NL96-Asset Repurposing

New York is undergoing a complete metamorphosis...
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NL95-Will All The Hot Air in Real Estate Translate to Real Change?

We highlighted some of the areas where technology impacts the real estate and construction space about future trends.
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NL94-The Future of Work

We delve into key trends and how they will affect the future of work and commercial real estate...
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NL93-Corporate Venture Capital and Proptech - A perfect marriage?

We have found CVCs from a variety of backgrounds to have a strong understanding and affinity with the Proptech space.
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The AI Future was Featured in The PULSE

The AI Future was Featured in The PULSE by CoreNet Global
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Our Insight on The Rise of Saudi was Featured in Construction Week.

Our insight on the rise of Saudi was featured in the latest issue of Construction Week by the ITP Media Group.
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NL92-The AI Future

How artificial intelligence is poised to reshape the commercial real estate industry?
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Ivo van Breukelen at Abu Dhabi Global Real Estate LP/GP Roundtable

Ivo van Breukelen was invited as a special guest to Abu Dhabi Global Real Estate LP/GP Roundtable ...
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NL91-The technologies shaking up leisure and recreation spaces

The scope of leisure tech for resorts, destinations, venues, and recreation properties, from VR to man made islands ...
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Stephen Macdonald Presented at CoreNet Global Summit APAC 2024

One of our Managing Partners, Stephen Macdonald has delivered a keynote at the CoreNet Global Summit last week.
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Proptech Usage in Indian Real Estate

Stephen Macdonald was invited by GRI Club India as a special guest to present a keynote.
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NL90-Construction Automation

With the global population rapidly urbanizing, the growth in the construction sector will continue accelerating...
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Report from Asia: How AI is Poised to Reshape Commercial Real Estate

Stuart Daun, our COO at The Proptech Connection, was featured in Institutional Real Estate, Inc.'s latest podcast on AI.
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NL89-Commercial Reality: Space-Facilitating Immersive Experiences

The rise of commercial reality and immersive experiences has significant implications for the real estate sector...
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NL88-Impact of AR on the Home

Recently there has been an uptake in the amount of available augmented reality solutions...
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NL87-Sustainability in Construction

Sustainability in construction is a vital issue that affects the future of our planet and society...
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Insightful Q&A Session With London Proptech Show

Insightful Q&A Session With London Proptech Show
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NL86-The Future of Retail: Shopping Mall Experiences in 2030?

The future of retail is marked by a dynamic interplay of technological advancements + evolving consumer expectations...
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NL85-The Complexities of Technology Sourcing for Real Estate

Sourcing (property) technology without an ROI is absolutely pointless.
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NL84-Keynote at Real Estate Future Forum

Proptech insights & outlining size of the Proptech opportunity in Saudi Arabia
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The Foundations of Growth was Featured by RICS

Our report on the rise of Proptechs in Saudi Arabia was featured by RICS.
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The PTC to Present a Keynote at The Real Estate Future Forum Jan 2024.

We will be sharing insights on the latest developments in the Technology space in the built environment at RFF Jan 2024.
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Our Managing Partner, Ivo van Breukelen Sharing Insights on Alwatansa

The Proptech Connection: We expect a pioneering role for the Kingdom in the field of real estate technology - Proptechs.
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The Foundations of Growth was Featured by The Property Chronicle.

Our report on the rise of Proptechs in Saudi Arabia was featured by The Property Chronicle.
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NL83-Proptech Fun Facts & Insights

We are happy to share another edition of PropTech Facts...
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The Foundations of Growth Proptech in Saudi was featured by the IREI.

Our report on the rise of Proptechs in Saudi Arabia was featured by the Institutional Real Estate Inc.
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NL82-Why Proptech is Relevant for UHNW and Family Offices

We see some compelling reasons why proptech is interesting and worth exploring for a professional investor cohort...
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The Proptech Connection at FIABCI Global Leadership Summit 2023

We are very pleased to engage with FIABCI Saudi Arabia to present our insights about how tech is transforming RE...
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NL81-Proptech Fun Facts & Insights

We are happy to share another edition of PropTech Facts...
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Our Managing Partners to Present at FIABCI Global Leadership Summit

We are very pleased to engage with FIABCI Saudi Arabia to present our insights at GLS 2023.
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NL80-Proptech Fun Facts & Insights

We are happy to share another edition of PropTech Facts
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NL79-ESG + Real Estate + Benchmarking

Curious whether ESG is still a major force in commercial real estate?
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NL78-Buildings as Batteries

Buildings being turned into intelligent, networked energy storage makes them more resilient, efficient and reliable...
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PTC Features in Allwork.Space's on Living And Working In Megastructure

Exploring Saudi Arabia’s Innovative Vision For The Future Of Work
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Ivo to present at a panel discussion at Chicago Innovate

Ivo van Breukelen will be presenting and participating at a panel discussion at Chicago Innovate.
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NL77-What Does Proptech Mean?

This is a question we are often asked at The Proptech Connection. The answer is simple, but also complex...
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Ivo van Breukelen to present at Chicago Build Expo's conference

Shift: The new era of real estate and construction. Learnings: Tech transforming real estate + AEC Where will tech lead?
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NL76-Building Sustainability

We’re building a city the size of Paris every week. Building floor space is projected to double by 2050...
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NL75-Proptech Fun Facts & Insights

We are happy to share another edition of PropTech Facts...
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NL74-Brazil Builds

Brazil has a population of nearly 250 million people and a huge housing deficit of 8M+, expected to grow to 12M+...
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NL73-Proptech Fun Facts & Insights

We are happy to share another edition of PropTech Facts...
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NL72-Proptech Fun Facts & Insights

An overview of some of the trends we are seeing in the market, stats, in conjunction with some our latest developments.
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NL71-The way to Zero

Last week the Department of Energy in the US announced to invest $46 M to boost energy efficiency + reduce emissions...
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NL69-Stalemate or checkmate?

A Golden Era in The Exponential Age of Technology?
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Embracing Technology for Sustainable Growth Across Real Estate

Ivo van Breukelen, discussed the impact of technology and digital technologies in the real estate industry with RICS.
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NL68-Saudi's NEOM -> "New Era Of Modernization"

NEOM, an inspiring megacity with a new vision, brought to life in the heart of Saudi Arabia.
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NL67-Proptech Fun Facts & Insight

It's time for another edition of PropTech facts and sector news.
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Ivo van Breukelen will speak at Proptech 101 in July

Our managing partner, Ivo van Breukelen, will speak at PropTech 101 on 18th July on behalf of The Proptech Connection.
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NL66-Be smart...choose Smart

Smart building automation software and systems are projected to reach a $20.5 billion by 2027 in North America alone ...
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NL65-On fire... tech to the rescue?

Wildfires are becoming an increasingly bigger problem. Climate change can impact wildfires in various ways.
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Technology is not a widget

A little round-up of some of our insights + facts in the proptech sector.
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Keynote at ULI South Korea by Stephen Macdonald

Stephen Macdonald will be presenting at the ULI event on 28th June.
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NL64-PropTech Fun Facts and Insights

It's time for another edition of PropTech facts and recent news.
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The Proptech Connection has been interviewed by the largest Real Estate and Construction organization in Greece

One of the Managing Partners, Ivo van Breukelen provided insights on the global Proptech landscape.
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NL63-The Impact of AI, for Real Estate...

The AI tool is helping agents to improve their work and make it more efficient, but what will the future bring?
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Who are “The Proptech Connection”?

Who are “The Proptech Connection” and what do we do?
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NL62-Proptech & Housing Affordability

For first home buyers, we have seen in the market mixed signs during the first few months of this year...
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Ivo van Breukelen will speak at Realcomm | IBcon 2023 in June

On behalf of The Proptech Connection, Ivo van Breukelen will speak at Realcomm | IBcon 2023 in June.
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NL61-Global Proptech market insights: what can we learn from SVB?

A little round-up of some of the learning of SVB and how that relates to the Proptech sector...
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Immersive Workplace of the Future | The Proptech Connection

Ivo van Breukelen presented global Proptech market insights at Realcomm Events.
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The PTC sharing insights at Blueprint Las Vegas in September 2023

The Proptech Connection looks forward to sharing insights about the latest global Proptech trends at Blueprint 2023.
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NL60-Proptech Facts

A little round-up of some of our insights + facts in the proptech sector. Where do we see interesting developments ...
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CONNECT WITH THE WORLD OF REAL ESTATE

Stephen Macdonald will speak on ULI Japan May 18th
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What we are seeing in the Proptech space

An article from our team featured in The Measure, sizing up Proptech, Commercial Real Estate and the modern workplace.
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NL59-Constructive Changes...

The construction technology industry remained resilient in adverse economic conditions across the world...
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NL58-Concrete threat

50% of all buildings are constructed from concrete and >70% of global population lives in a building containing concrete
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NL57-Proptech showtime...

Climate change threatens the built environment in ways that have serious consequences for our health, viability, and ...
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NL56-Proptech (Fun) Facts & insights

Our team is sharing weekly "fun facts" about the Real Estate + Proptech + Investment industry. We're constantly in the..
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NL55-Industrial Revolution 4.0

Industrial Tech(Industry 4.0 or the 4th Industrial Revolution) refers to the integration of advanced tech and digital...
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NL54-AI take-over...

“I am ChatGPT, a large language model trained by OpenAI. My purpose is to assist and communicate with users..."
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RICS What does the future hold for the Proptech sector?

Stephen Macdonald speaks with Andrew Knight as they discuss the current Proptech landscape...
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NL53-Housing crisis: a world perspective...from Latin America to South-East Asia.

The housing crisis is still an actual topic. Many people are struggling to afford or find adequate housing...
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NL52-Powder box

With the downfall of Silicon Valley Bank, the entire start-up ecosystem is shaking on its foundations...
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NL51-It's Electrifying...

Electricity already plays a significant role in our society. The increase of electric products is enhancing its value...
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NL50-Proptech Fun Facts by The PTC

Our team at the PTC is sharing weekly "fun facts" about the Real Estate + Proptech + Investment industry.
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How do we support the Proptech ecosystem: Investors, Real Estate companies and start-ups?

In a nutshell... how do we, as strategic proptech advisory, support Investors, Real Estate companies and start-ups?
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NL49-Multifamily and the Proptech landscape

One tech wont deliver everything, often the careful meshing of multiple solutions will equal more than the sum of parts.
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NL48-Nature-Based Carbon Credits: A Solution to Climate Change

We are seeing an increasing amount of Climate Tech Funds in our network raising new Funds (+ attracting more LPs) ...
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NL47-Asset repurposing: Work from home, blessing or curse?

Continuing our research into asset repurposing, we are seeing many enter the short-term asset use space ...
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NL46-Unraveling India, one mystery at a time

There is an awful lot the world doesn’t know (yet) about India. In this article we strive to get more clarity on the...
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NL44-The exponential age of technology... what is it and what does this imply for the Proptech ecosystem+ Investments?

The exponential age of technology... what is it and what does this imply for the Proptech ecosystem+ Investments?
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PTC Insight features in Allwork.Space's article on city sized buildings

Insights on how the future of work will change as buildings start to grow larger.
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NL43-Live Proptech insights + data by the PTC II

Our team at the PTC is sharing weekly "fun facts" about the Real Estate + Proptech + Investment industry.
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NL42-Raise your standards for your next growth equity round...

We share some of our experience working with founders on a day-to-day bases + market intelligence to boost your start-up
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NL41-TGFI: Thank God For the Internet, or not? LinkedIn & networking…

From wandering the streets to joining online niche communities from your own home, job searching has come a long way.
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NL40-Greenwash

Europe’s three primary financial regulatory agencies, together the ESAs, announced a Call for Evidence on greenwashing.
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NL39-All the way to zero

Climate-tech is the BIG opportunity at the moment, and it plays right into the Proptech/Real Estate world.
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NL38-China 101 & Proptech

Even though China’s Prop-tech industry is relatively new, in 2021 the country had the largest prop-tech market in APAC.
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NL37-Proptech highlights by the PTC

Our team at the PTC is sharing weekly "fun facts" about the Real Estate + Investment industry and is constantly in ...
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NL36-Carbon markets: Going once, going twice, sold!

Our team just returned a few days ago from visiting clients in Tokyo and one of the key discussion points amongst our...
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NL35-Trendsetting Tokyo

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has announced plans to build the world’s first completely ESG focused city.
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NL33- The future comes fast: data + climate predictions

Climate change, for a long time perceived as a problem of the future, has transformed into a current affair...
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NL34-Global power dynamics: The big cycle... a return of events?

The world is in stress mode, both financially and geo-politically. A good understanding from the past usually is...
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NL32-Singapore, the million dollar question?

Singapore’s population is multiplying, currently at around 5.6M, increasingly putting pressure on the real estate...
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The PTC have signed their collaboration with Aramco

Live from #SaudiArabia, The Proptech Connection have signed their collaboration with Aramco.
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Want to expand your business internationally + strategic growth in PropTech, ConTech, UrbanTech or Greentech?

Want to expand your business internationally + strategic growth in PropTech, ConTech, UrbanTech or Greentech?
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NL31: Regain retail, or store closures? From a UK perspective...

We at the PTC believe that retail is a heavily underserved market in #Proptech. We are seeing an increasingly higher...
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A short video with an impression of #Riyadh after meeting representatives of Public Investment Fund (PIF) + NEOM

Ivo Van Breukelen gives his impression of #Riyadh after meeting representatives of Public Investment Fund (PIF) + NEOM‍.
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NL30 - Recovery under construction?

America’s construction world seems to be recovering steadily after the firm slap in the face by COVID-19. The rate of...
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