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:
- Building Automation
- Energy Management
- Energy Harvesting
- Fire & Safety
28 Mar 2019  |  Europe
Strong Growth and Broad Opportunities in Europe’s Highest Potential FM Market
The overall addressable FM market in Germany is the biggest in Europe, although the actual market revenue is underdeveloped due to a high reliance on in-house services in many industrial sectors. As FM awareness increases and outsourcing becomes more widely accepted, the situation is changing, and the growth in Germany will be among the highest in ...
21 Mar 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Increase in Health Expenditure and the Drive Toward Operational Efficiency Present Growth Opportunities for the FM Industry
As hospitals look to improve operational efficiency in the provision of services, digital solutions become vital in delivering facilities management (FM) solutions. In addition, as hospitals look for more environmentally viable solutions, FM providers become an important part of energy- and environmentally-efficient management of hospitals. Increa...
10 Jan 2019  |  Global
Brand Agnostic Software Solutions will Adopt a Data-driven Approach in Creating Intelligent Lighting Environments
Lighting controls have transitioned from being simple devices that are used to control (turn on and turn off or dim) lighting appliances to being critical components of smart buildings. The advent of sensors and innovations in LED lighting has hastened developments within the lighting controls market. Apart from conventional benefits such as energy...
18 Sep 2018  |  Global
LaaS is Set to Alter the LED Lighting Business Model; Human-centric Lighting Applications Will Drive the LED Market by 2024
The global LED lighting market is highly competitive and is driven by the demand for energy-efficient lighting, advanced lighting control, reduced prices and increasing awareness on the potential health benefits to human beings. LED manufacturers are adopting new business models to combat the drastic fall in prices of LED light sources. The global ...
11 Sep 2018  |  Europe
Service Innovation and Contract Integration to Drive Growth and Industry Transformation
The facility management (FM) market in the Nordic region is one of the most advanced in the world, but it's also one of the most mature and revenue growth is becoming hard to find. Companies need to innovate around technology, new business models, emerging value propositions, and creative new service offerings to find ways to deliver profitable an...
31 Aug 2018  |  North America
Adopting a Traditional Approach Rather than a Collaborative Approach to Project Management is the Main Reason for Sub-par Project Efficiency
This research service offers in-depth understanding of the practices, challenges, process influencers, and opportunities pertaining to intelligent building (IB) design and implementation. The concept of IBDI processes was examined from the perspectives of building owners, occupants, vendors, service providers, and industry associations. It was foun...
09 Jul 2018  |  Global
Software is Transforming the Industry, Where More than 60% of Start-ups Provide Software-based Solutions, Optimising Building Performance
The homes and buildings (H&B) industry continues to evolve, driven by transformational technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and edge intelligence. These technologies are significantly impacting the connected homes, LED lighting, building energy management, and demand respons...
03 Jul 2018  |  Asia Pacific
Cost Efficiency, Standardization, Long-term Partnerships and Technology Adoption are Key Trends
The Asia-Pacific integrated facilities management (IFM) market is witnessing stable growth, primarily supported by rapid growth and development of facilities management (FM) in developing markets, but offset by lower growth in mature markets. High construction activity and booming end-user sectors, coupled with the growing outsourcing culture and a...
28 Jun 2018  |  North America
HVAC and Lighting Will Be the Primary Pillars of the Market by 2024
The North American energy saving and performance contracting market is currently in the growth stage and is expected to witness healthy growth between 2017 and 2024. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.34% between 2017 and 2024. A high rate of growth is due to the government support and policy initiatives toward energy performance contrac...
18 Jun 2018  |  Asia Pacific
Technological Adoption, Reliability, and Effectiveness of Service Solutions are Key Differentiators
The facilities management (FM) competitive landscape in Australia is mature yet highly competitive. The high outsourcing rate and mature end-user sectors continue to position the Australian market attractively to service providers. The domestic market is led by several established service providers, most of which observed strong performances during...