Smart Buildings

A major revolution in urban technology and digitization of services is underway with the emergence of Smart cities.  The convergence of technology and competition is bringing intelligence and driving the integration of buildings into the smart city ecosystem and longer term trends such as the Internet of Buildings. Smart buildings hold the key to building futuristic smart cities. Digitally connected intelligent buildings and data analytics will drive innovation from building and energy efficiency to full smart city integration.


Frost & Sullivan’s Homes & Buildings Program Area focuses on the transformational trends shaping the future of the smart buildings market and smart cities market by providing global industry analysis, custom consulting, growth consulting (strategy consulting), market research, market forecasts, and insights into emerging technologies that include:

Home Automation

  • Building Automation
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Lighting
  • Fire & Safety
  1. 27 Jan 2022  |  Europe

    Europe Light-as-a-Service Growth Opportunities

    Innovation Culture in Energy Efficient Lighting and Circular Economy to Fuel LaaS Adoption

    Light-as-a-Service (LaaS) is a subscription-based lighting industry business model where the end-user or the building owner purchases the light rather than the hardware that delivers it. With this model, the vendor and the end user enter into a multi-year contractual agreement with payment and energy saving details. LaaS was introduced to avoid the...

    $2,450.00
  2. 04 Jan 2022  |  Asia Pacific

    Singapore Flexible Workspace Growth Opportunities

    Collaboration and Industry Convergence to Boost Uptake of Flexible Workspaces

    Flexible workspaces are business workspaces leased by organizations or individuals for periods of time shorter than traditional office leases. Opportunities for flexible workspace in Singapore focus on property services, and ICT solutions and services. Ease of doing business attracts large corporations and multinational companies to Singapore; this...

    $2,450.00
  3. 22 Dec 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    Vietnam Building Automation Systems (BAS) Growth Opportunities

    Disruptive Technologies and Innovative Business Models will be Key to the Advancement of the Industry

    The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need to automate buildings. There is an increasing need to manage buildings remotely, which demands the convergence of advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and emerging technologies with building automation systems (BAS). Currently, 90% of the BMS market in Vietnam is in the early stages of dig...

    $2,450.00
  4. 13 Dec 2021  |  Global

    Global Digital Solutions for Buildings and IoT-based HVAC Services Growth Opportunities

    Building Health and Safety Awareness to Prompt Advancement of Disruptive Technologies for HVAC Services

    The study focuses on digital solutions in buildings and IoT-based services for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) equipment. Digital solutions are services that are not part of equipment sales but rendered additionally. Remote monitoring, predictive maintenance, fault detection and diagnostics, energy optimization, healthy building se...

    $2,450.00
  5. 08 Dec 2021  |  Global

    Global Facility Management Growth Opportunities

    Post-pandemic Success Relies on Meeting Needs of the New Norm and Sustainability Goals

    The global facility management (FM) market suffered a significant shock due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the market is bouncing back, with future growth focused on technology and sustainability. The industry is undergoing a major transformation, driven by technology innovation, new business models, emerging value propositions, competitive dis...

    $4,950.00
  6. 29 Nov 2021  |  Europe

    UK Facility Management Growth Opportunities

    Disruptive Technologies and Sustainability Goals to Support Facility Management Recovery

    The facility management (FM) market in the United Kingdom is transforming, driven by technology innovations, new business models, emerging value propositions, sustainability, and creative service offerings. The UK FM market is the largest in Europe and one of the most developed, dynamic, and mature in the world. It has a highly competitive internat...

    $4,950.00
  7. 24 Nov 2021  |  Global

    Global Building Technologies and Services Post–COVID-19 Trends & Growth Opportunities

    Visionary Business Models that Enable New Services and Digitalization are Success Factors for the Post-Pandemic Era

    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every sector in some capacity and has forced market participants across industries to undergo rapid transformation. The building technologies and services industry is no exception and is at the cusp of a considerable shift. These changes are not restricted to technological or building design changes but involve ho...

    $4,950.00
  8. 23 Nov 2021  |  North America

    Frost Radar™: Global Indoor Air Quality Systems, 2021

    A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action—Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines

    The global indoor air quality systems market is fragmented, with a healthy mix of traditional HVAC service providers, air purifier manufacturers, and start-ups offering air quality monitoring and air purification solutions. Companies have distinguished their products and services by developing next-generation technologies to tackle the impact of po...

    $4,950.00
  9. 19 Nov 2021  |  Global

    Global Emergency Lighting Growth Opportunities

    Future Growth Potential Powered by Non-residential Building Regulations and Technological Advancements

    Global emergency lighting is expected to account for 3.3% growth in 2021 after a decline of 6.7% in 2020 due to the pandemic. The market will only reach pre-COVID-19 growth rate in 2022. Market revenue is forecasted to be valued at $6.9 billion by 2027 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.9% from 2020 to 2027. North America will contin...

    $4,950.00
  10. 18 Nov 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    Singapore Building Management System Growth Opportunities

    Disruptive Technologies and Competition from Start-ups Stimulate the Progression of Building Management Solutions

    The Singapore building management system (BMS) market is forecast to expand with a 7.2% CAGR for 2021–2027. Although the positive growth over the forecast period is attributable to recovery from the pandemic, it will not reach the market size of pre-COVID-19 years. Growth is lower due to slower recovery in the construction sector until 2027. Alth...

    $4,950.00