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. 28 Jul 2022  |  Global  |  Frost Radar

    Frost Radar™: Elevators and Escalators, 2022

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

    The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly changed the way buildings, including their elevators and escalators, function. This industry in the recent past has transformed quickly and drastically because of supply chain disruptions, logistical challenges, and increased digitalization. This has led to changes in the way elevators and escalators are designed, ...

    $4,950.00
  2. 23 Nov 2021  |  North America  |  Frost Radar

    Frost Radar™: Global Indoor Air Quality Systems, 2021

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

    The global indoor air quality systems market is fragmented, with a healthy mix of traditional HVAC service providers, air purifier manufacturers, and start-ups offering air quality monitoring and air purification solutions. Companies have distinguished their products and services by developing next-generation technologies to tackle the impact of po...

    $4,950.00
  3. 08 Sep 2020  |  North America  |  Frost Radar

    Frost Radar™: Global Smart Thermostats Market, 2020

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

    Smart thermostats have changed the way home appliances are controlled for better living conditions. They learn about the heating and cooling preferences in a household and adjust settings automatically, and allow for access of real-time and historical data to optimize performance when a space is unoccupied. The global smart thermostat market is o...

    $4,950.00
  4. 08 Sep 2020  |  Asia Pacific  |  Frost Radar

    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...

    $4,950.00
  5. 07 Sep 2020  |  North America  |  Frost Radar

    Frost Radar™: Global Building Automation Systems Market, 2020

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

    The Internet of Things has allowed numerous devices and systems to connect and communicate, generating a wealth of data that can be captured and converted to actionable insights through high-performance control and automation interfaces. In the building automation space, digitalization allows building managers to optimize energy use and save money ...

    $4,950.00
  6. 20 Dec 2019  |  Global  |  Megatrends

    The Future of Facility Management (FM), Forecast to 2025

    A New Era of Service Integration, User Experience, Business Productivity, Smart Technology, and Internationalisation

    The global Facility Management (FM) market is going through a major transformation, driven by technology innovation, new business models, emerging value propositions, competitive disruption, and creative new service offerings. In many parts of the world, FM services are commoditising and there is a need for innovation and new value propositions if ...

    $4,950.00
  7. 29 Aug 2019  |  Global  |  Frost Radar

    Frost Radar in the Global Elevator Market

    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...

    $4,950.00
  8. 11 Sep 2013  |  Asia Pacific  |  Megatrends

    Asia-Pacific Buildings Sector: Macro to Micro Implications of Mega Trends to 2025

    Building Reformation is a New Form of Economic and Green Growth in Asia-Pacific

    This study provides insights into key mega trends for the buildings sector in Asia-Pacific. Global mega trends such as urbanization and economic and technological development are changing the demographics and financial outlook in Asia-Pacific, and will shape the region’s buildings sector. The trends examined are, broadly, building construction, a...

    $3,500.00