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. 23 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Thailand Residential and B2B Solar Rooftop Installations, Forecast to 2026

    Innovation Culture in Business Models and Strategic Partnerships to Push Solar Projects Amidst Challenging Times

    The study covers a macro assessment, market segmentation and sizing, assessment of competitors, value chain analysis, and growth opportunities for rooftop solar photovoltaic installations for residential and non-residential (defined as business-to-business [B2B]) buildings in Thailand. Commercial and industrial building segments are the most att...

    $2,450.00
  2. 16 Jun 2021  |  North America  |  Market Research

    North American Energy Saving and Performance Contracting Growth Opportunities

    Post-Pandemic Strategies Focus on Industry Convergence that Offers Building Owners Energy Efficiency and Cost Reduction

    This research service analyzes the North American energy saving and performance contracting (ESPC) market. The ESPC market covers services such as energy audits; design and engineering; assistance in finance, equipment bidding, and acquisition; installation and commissioning; measurement and verification (M&V); and personnel training. Frost & Sul...

    $2,450.00
  3. 11 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Southeast Asian Integrated Facilities Management Growth Opportunities

    Acknowledgment of Transformative Trends, Particularly Those Pertaining to Technology Adoption, will be Key to Service Providers’ Advancement in the Region

    The Southeast Asian (SEA) integrated facilities management (IFM) market is in the development stage of the growth life cycle, primarily supported by narrowing expectation gaps between IFM providers and end users, greater demand for energy efficiency, and regulatory support. Growth is also driven by the emergence of service providers that offer spec...

    $4,950.00
  4. 09 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Australian and New Zealand Construction Collaboration Solutions Growth Opportunities

    Platform Approach Critical to Expand Benefits and Applications for Future Growth Potential in a Challenging Environment

    Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) are highly urbanized markets with large infrastructure expenditure by governments and high uptake of collaboration solutions in the construction industry. However, the use of cognitive solutions and the “innovate to zero” concept (for example, zero defects, emails, and emissions) are still nascent. Beyond...

    $2,450.00
  5. 19 Apr 2021  |  North America  |  Market Outlook

    Digital and Outcome-linked Service Innovations to Power the Global Homes and Buildings Industry, Outlook 2021

    Future Growth Potential Driven by Resilient and Sustainable Business Models

    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every sector and has forced various industries to undergo business transformation initiatives to adapt to the new normal environment. The Homes and Buildings (H&B) industry is no exception and is expected to face an acute recovery challenge both from the supply and demand side of the industry in 2021. As ho...

    $4,950.00
  6. 17 Mar 2021  |  Europe  |  Market Research

    Renewed Outsourcing and Technical Services to Drive Recovery of the German Facility Management Market, Forecast to 2025

    Growth Opportunities to Prepare Participants for Success After the Pandemic

    Germany is the second-largest market for FM in Europe (after the UK) and is one of the fastest growing markets. It will present strong opportunities to incumbent suppliers, as well as attract new entrants from outside the country. The German FM market has the highest potential among all European markets but is underpenetrated due to high reliance o...

    $4,950.00
  7. 15 Mar 2021  |  Europe  |  Market Research

    European Renovation Wave Strategy Drives Demand for Home Automation Systems (HAS) Market, 2027

    Future Growth Potential Energized by Innovative Business Models and Sustainability-driven Value-added Offerings

    This research explores growth opportunities in the European home automation systems market and the possibility of the European Renovation Wave strategy accelerating the demand for such products. The research analyses key drivers and restraints that influence market growth, key country-level trends and market measurements, competitive landscape, and...

    $4,950.00
  8. 04 Feb 2021  |  Global  |  Market Research

    The Future of Smart Buildings—Top 10 Growth Opportunities in the Global Building Automation Market

    Growth Strategies Fueled by Accelerated Integration of Health, Safety, and Security Features in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The global building automation market has been experiencing an upswing during the last few years driven by increasing awareness about building optimization, energy efficiency, smart and green advancements, and the rise of smart city initiatives. The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, however, has both accelerated the need for building automation systems and c...

    $2,450.00
  9. 22 Jan 2021  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Sustainability and Digital Transformation Boost FM Uptake in GCC Countries

    The Shift from Price to Value-based Bundled Contracts Drive Growth Opportunities

    Facility management (FM) is gaining traction in the GCC, as more end users have begun to appreciate the impact FM has on the bottom line; energy management is now being incorporated into FM Contracts. Besides, the use of sophisticated assets means that they will require higher quality and standards of asset management. With mega events, such as...

    $4,950.00
  10. 21 Dec 2020  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa  |  Market Research

    Impact of COVID-19 on the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) Facilities Management Market

    Technology Strategy Based on AI and Robotics to Deliver More Efficient FM Services

    Although the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the global economy, the GCC facilities management (FM) market has been among the lesser impacted industries. This study covers the reasons why and offers the results of Frost & Sullivans extensive engagement survey (in collaboration with MEFMA) of key industry players active in the region. In particular...

    $2,450.00