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. 13 Jul 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    Southeast Asia Facilities Management Emerging Business Models and Growth Opportunities

    Digitally-Led Business Models Create New Opportunities in Service Advancements

    COVID-19 severely affects all facilities management (FM) end-user segments. The Southeast Asian FM market revenue declined by 3.7% in 2020 due to the pandemic. As the market gradually recovers over the forecast period, competition is expected to intensify and accelerate the need for innovation in FM services. FM market participants in Southeast Asi...

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  2. 09 Jul 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    New Zealand Facilities Management Growth Opportunities

    Technology Strategy and Use of Sophisticated Service Solutions are the Keys to Service Expansion and Improved Customer Experience

    The New Zealand (NZ) facilities management (FM) market is seeing relatively stable growth, despite the pandemic-induced disruption in 2020. The high awareness of FM services and active participation of end users, coupled with the growing awareness of energy efficiency and the existing building stock in the country, has been responsible for the stab...

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  3. 05 Jul 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    Southeast Asian District Cooling Growth Opportunities

    Need for Energy Diversification and System Optimization to Boost Adoption of Disruptive Technologies and Enhanced Business Models

    District cooling (DC) is the cooling equivalent of district heating. This process involves supplying chilled water (usually between 4 and 8 degrees Celsius) from a central plant to multiple buildings via insulated underground pipes. The cooled water is then used to chill the indoor air in buildings before being sent back to the central plant to be ...

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  4. 28 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    Singapore Facilities Management Cost Tracker, 2021

    Increase in Manpower Costs Spurs Transformational Growth Strategies of FM Companies in Securing New Contracts

    This study provides an update to a similar study published in 2020. Since 2019, the cost of FM services in Singapore has increased. In 2021, FM vendors anticipate higher inflation rates for all services. Manpower cost is the main reason for price increase in FM services in 2020. For cleaning and security services, the increase in manpower costs is...

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  5. 23 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    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...

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  6. 11 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    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...

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  7. 09 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific

    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...

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  8. 23 Nov 2020  |  Asia Pacific

    Southeast Asia Smart Street Lighting Market Calls for Convergence of Illumination and Information Technologies, 2020

    Data Monetization in the Street Lighting Market Propel Collaboration Among Strategic Industry Participants

    Upgrading public street lights to LED lights have resulted in energy savings. However, connected or smart street lights can achieve better energy efficiency and promote other applications, such as security, Wi-Fi, and data. Networked, adaptive street lighting solutions have emerged as a leading smart city application. Although replacing existing st...

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  9. 08 Sep 2020  |  Asia Pacific

    Frost Radar™: Asia-Pacific Facilities Management Market, 2020

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

    In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the built environment has reached a point inflection concerning health and safety improvements. Building occupants are increasingly cautious about their physical surroundings, including population density, air quality, and cleanliness. Facility management (FM) companies in Asia-Pacific (APAC) that provide tradi...

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  10. 01 Sep 2020  |  Asia Pacific

    Singapore Facilities Management Industry Tracker, 2020

    Wider FM Requirements and Increasing Costs to Increase Average FM Pricing

    This study provides an update about the facility management (FM) market in Singapore. The cost of FM services in Singapore has increased from 2017 to 2019. Although this increase has been minimal without much impact, it has driven innovation and strategy planning to improve cost efficiency, service delivery, and quality of services. Cost is one of...

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