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
03 Dec 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Building Homes Beyond Green
Residential buildings in Asia-Pacific will continue to evolve and it will be directly affected by the growth in population and urbanization rate, as well as development of new cities and new economic zones. Smart homes will emphasize on eco-friendly building materials in addition to the deployment of energy saving devices and information and commun...
04 Dec 2013  |  Asia Pacific
Increased Demand for Healthcare Services to Impact Facilities Management
This research service focuses on the facilities management (FM) market in the healthcare sector in Australian. The healthcare sector in Australia is stable and structured within Asia-Pacific (APAC), creating many business opportunities in healthcare for overseas investors across various segments such as pharmaceuticals, clinical research, medical d...
10 Dec 2013  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Construction Growth Encourages Technology Upgrades of Automatic Doors to Target Niche Applications
Soaring investments flowing through hospitality, retail, commerical and healthcare sectors construction activities in India are opening up opportunities for smart entrance doors. Growing awareness about energy efficiency and environmental impact on using automatic doors have resulted in wide acceptance in residential sectors as well as educational...
17 Dec 2013  |  Global
Government Initiatives and Declining Prices are Driving the High Growth
The key challenges that the LED lighting market face are the prevalence of alternate technologies and high initial investment. Raising awareness amidst residential end users, financing projects, and leasing and maintenance of lighting solutions in the professional lighting market can tackle these challenges and provide untapped opportunities. End u...
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05 Feb 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Strategic Analysis of the Australian Facilities Management Market for Retail, Wholesale, and Warehousing
Consumer Demand and Global Investor Activity Secure FM Opportunities
This research service focuses on the Australian facilities management market for retail, wholesale, and warehousing. The Australian facilities management (FM) market for retail, wholesale, and warehousing is a highly fragmented market. It is expected to grow at a stable rate till 2019. The top market participants have been studied through their per...
26 Feb 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Corporate Responsibility and Government Regulations Will Jointly Ensure a Safe Emergency Environment
Growing safety concerns will drive the market for emergency lighting in India and will encourage innovation in higher technologies such as flame-proof specification, healthy competition through competitive pricing and efficient energy use through LED lamps. Soaring construction and development activities in shopping malls, theatres, airports, infor...
16 May 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Immense Growth Opportunity for New Entrants
The unitary HVAC systems market in India has immense growth potential due to the low level of market penetration, growing purchasing power, increased electricity coverage, and improving lifestyle. Growing middle class households, high summer temperatures, improving energy efficiency, and easy financing options are acting as drivers to the market. T...
06 Jun 2014  |  Asia Pacific
Cities to Thrive as New Edge Buildings Go Green and Energy Efficient
This research studies the growing market for building construction in the Asia-Pacific, and it discusses the key trends and opportunities such as green and smart buildings. The fundamental factors driving and restraining this market are examined along with a forecast of the market revenue for the residential and non-residential segments from 2014-2...
11 Jun 2014  |  Global
Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Technological Advancements Drive Market Adoption
The building automation market is dependent on growth factors such as energy efficiency, supportive legislation and regulations for energy efficiency in buildings, as well as buildings' end-user comfort, advancements in digital technology, and growth in commercial construction. The growth is restrained by macroeconomic factors and a lack of legisla...
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20 Nov 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Future Opportunities and Challenges
Guestroom automation in Indian hotels has gained momentum in recent years, mainly due to rising concerns regarding customer satisfaction, which is the motto of the hospitality industry. Although initial costs are high and hinder swift market growth, increasing awareness about the long-term benefits of hotel guestroom automation will eliminate barri...