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. 31 Aug 2018  |  North America  |  Customer Research

    North America Building Technology Buying Processes and Bid Spec Process Evaluation, 2017

    Adopting a Traditional Approach Rather than a Collaborative Approach to Project Management is the Main Reason for Sub-par Project Efficiency

    This research service offers in-depth understanding of the practices, challenges, process influencers, and opportunities pertaining to intelligent building (IB) design and implementation. The concept of IBDI processes was examined from the perspectives of building owners, occupants, vendors, service providers, and industry associations. It was foun...

    $4,950.00
  2. 03 Jul 2018  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Asia-Pacific Integrated Facilities Management Market, Forecast to 2022

    Cost Efficiency, Standardization, Long-term Partnerships and Technology Adoption are Key Trends

    The Asia-Pacific integrated facilities management (IFM) market is witnessing stable growth, primarily supported by rapid growth and development of facilities management (FM) in developing markets, but offset by lower growth in mature markets. High construction activity and booming end-user sectors, coupled with the growing outsourcing culture and a...

    $4,950.00
  3. 28 Jun 2018  |  North America  |  Market Research

    North American Energy Saving and Performance Contracting Market, Forecast to 2024

    HVAC and Lighting Will Be the Primary Pillars of the Market by 2024

    The North American energy saving and performance contracting market is currently in the growth stage and is expected to witness healthy growth between 2017 and 2024. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.34% between 2017 and 2024. A high rate of growth is due to the government support and policy initiatives toward energy performance contrac...

    $4,950.00
  4. 18 Jun 2018  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Australian Facilities Management Market Competitive Analysis, 2017

    Technological Adoption, Reliability, and Effectiveness of Service Solutions are Key Differentiators

    The facilities management (FM) competitive landscape in Australia is mature yet highly competitive. The high outsourcing rate and mature end-user sectors continue to position the Australian market attractively to service providers. The domestic market is led by several established service providers, most of which observed strong performances during...

    $1,500.00
  5. 07 Jun 2018  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    ASEAN-6 and Australia Facilities Management Quarterly Trends—Top Trends and Recommendations, Q1 2018

    Data Analytics Services and Energy Management 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. The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is a mix of mature and developing markets for FM, with the developing nations recording higher growth rates in ...

    $1,500.00
  6. 20 Mar 2018  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Digital Transformation of the Australian Built Environment, Forecast to 2024

    Emergence of Cloud, IoT, and Analytics Creates New Challengers in the Building Management System Market

    While the Australian market for digital built environment solutions is growing rapidly, it is still under-penetrated, particularly in the residential sector. Solutions that improve the energy efficiency of built environments have found the highest acceptance among asset owners due to their ability to demonstrate a clear return on investment (RoI). ...

    $3,000.00
  7. 05 Jan 2018  |  North America  |  Market Outlook

    Global Digital Transformation on the Building and Construction Sector, Forecast to 2025

    Digitalization, Analytics, Smart Assets, and Materials Key Toward Smart Construction

    Digital transformation journey has to be adopted in order to stay competitive. The building and construction industry productivity in general is largely left behind, compared to other industries, due to the slow digital transformation movement. Poor planning, lack of automation, insufficient communication, inadequate risk management, and unsophisti...

    $4,950.00