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
30 Sep 2019  |  Asia Pacific
A Hotspot for Facilities Management Driven by Economic Growth and Foreign Investments
he Vietnamese facilities management (FM) market is expected to record a growth rate of 5.5% in 2019. By 2023, the total market is expected to record a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.0%, reaching $470.8 million. Rapid growth in Vietnam’s economy is driving building construction in various sectors, such as healthcare, financial, industrial...
29 Aug 2019  |  Global
A Measurement System to Spark Companies 2 Action (C2A)—Innovation That Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines
The global elevator market is generally deemed low risk and is steadily growing. The market is closely tied to the performance of the global real estate development market, as an elevator is a common and important component in a building. The market is expected to grow about 4% annually from 2018 to 2025, attributed to three factors: the demand for...
28 Aug 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Rising Demand for Flexible Offices to Drive Market Opportunities for Property Services and ICT Solutions
More Australian offices are embracing flexible workplace options, driving the growth of Australia’s flexible office market. Key factors spurring market expansion include the changing work culture that is prioritising mobility and flexibility, including the trend away from long-term fixed leases towards more flexible terms, and the preference for ...
28 Aug 2019  |  Global
Global Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) and Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) Market, Forecast to 2025
Energy Efficiency Legislation, Customer Awareness, and Commitment to Sustainability are Crucial for Accelerated Market Growth
The Home Energy Management Systems (HEMS) and Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) market is dynamic and poised for accelerated growth for the next 7 years. BEMS is primarily driven by the trend of high peak demand charges, customers’ commitment towards sustainability, energy efficiency legislation, state incentives for buildings to install ...
08 Aug 2019  |  Global
Increasing Thermostat Capabilities will Enable the Integration of Smart Home Devices and Drive Growth Opportunities Across the Globe
The proliferation of smart devices in residences across the globe has risen over the last two years. Smart thermostat is one such device that has seen traction, especially in regions like North America and Europe. Once considered as expensive devices with complicated controls, smart thermostats have become consumer friendly and light on the pocket ...
28 Jun 2019  |  Europe
Reviving Construction Industry and Improving Building Codes and Regulations will Drive the Market
This research on the European fire detection (sensors and alarms that detect and warn against fire) and fire suppression (water-based, gas-based and foam fire suppression systems) market offers an overview of the fire safety market in Europe for the period from 2015 to 2025. In this research, revenue represents manufacturers’ sales of fire and sa...
28 Jun 2019  |  Europe
Market Transformation Driven by Convergence of FM with Workplace Change Management to Offer Business Productivity
The facility management (FM) market in the United Kingdom is going through a transformation driven by technology innovation, new business models, emerging value propositions, and creative new service offerings. The UK FM market is one of the most developed and mature in the world with a highly competitive international supply base. FM services are ...
10 Jun 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Growing Outsourcing Culture and Emphasis on Cost Efficiency is on the Rise
Facilities Management (FM) can be defined as the services associated with running or maintaining a facility, such as janitorial, engineering, security, environmental, landscaping, and other related services. Asia-Pacific (APAC) is a mix of mature and developing markets for facilities management services, with developing nations recording higher gro...
10 Jun 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Automation and Digitization Solve Industry Challenges and Lead to Operational Efficiency
The Singaporean FM market is well developed with a comprehensive regulatory framework in place to drive the market. The strong outsourcing culture across the country, together with a conducive business environment, encourages both local and foreign service providers to establish their footprint in the country. The mature FM market in Singapore expe...
03 Jun 2019  |  Asia Pacific
LED Revolution, Smart Technology, and New Business Models Propelling a Paradigm Shift
From traditional incandescent lamps to compact fluorescent lamps (CFL) to light-emitting diodes (LED) and laser diodes (LD), the lighting market has come a long way in the last 10 years. With growing LED adoption and increasing smart solutions, leveraging Internet of Things (IoT) and Light Fidelity (LiFi), the lighting market is going through a pha...