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. 22 Dec 2021  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Vietnam Building Automation Systems (BAS) Growth Opportunities

    Disruptive Technologies and Innovative Business Models will be Key to the Advancement of the Industry

    The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need to automate buildings. There is an increasing need to manage buildings remotely, which demands the convergence of advanced analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and emerging technologies with building automation systems (BAS). Currently, 90% of the BMS market in Vietnam is in the early stages of dig...

    $2,450.00
  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. 18 Nov 2021  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Singapore Building Management System Growth Opportunities

    Disruptive Technologies and Competition from Start-ups Stimulate the Progression of Building Management Solutions

    The Singapore building management system (BMS) market is forecast to expand with a 7.2% CAGR for 2021–2027. Although the positive growth over the forecast period is attributable to recovery from the pandemic, it will not reach the market size of pre-COVID-19 years. Growth is lower due to slower recovery in the construction sector until 2027. Alth...

    $4,950.00
  4. 09 Nov 2021  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Global Smart Lighting Growth Opportunities

    Innovative Business Models of Connected Lighting Solutions with Open, Interoperable Systems to Drive Future Growth

    Buildings are shifting from conventional lighting to advanced smart lighting solutions that can help them realize energy efficiency targets, apart from improving occupant experience and comfort within their premises. Lighting companies that hit a plateau with their revenue growth are also focusing on offering digital lighting solutions, such as rem...

    $2,450.00
  5. 02 Nov 2021  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Singapore Facility Management Growth Opportunities

    Transformative Mega Trends including Building Technology Progression, and Future of Workplace are Key to Service Providers’ Advancement in FM

    Singapore's facility management (FM) market is in the advanced stage of the growth lifecycle due to the strong culture of outsourcing and the high acceptance of value-added or innovative offerings. It is a mature market, and a large number of regional and global service providers have set up their headquarters in the city. A conducive business ...

    $2,450.00
  6. 29 Oct 2021  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Vietnam Facility Management Growth Opportunities

    Innovative Business Models are the Way Forward for Vietnamese FM Advancement

    This study covers the Vietnamese FM market, which includes cleaning services, M&E services, and parking management only. The FM market in Vietnam accounted more than $250 million in 2020, after a 2.8% decline due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nonetheless, market growth will remain favorable until 2026 with increasing FM demand and awareness on outsourc...

    $2,450.00
  7. 01 Sep 2021  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Australia Facility Management Growth Opportunities

    Technology Adoption and Service Efficiency to Advance FM as the Economy Improves Post-pandemic

    The Australian facilities management (FM) market registered disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, recording negative growth. It is forecast to remain negative in 2021. Frost & Sullivan expects the FM market to record stable development in 2022 as the economy recovers and fully recover by 2025 or 2026. New infrastructure development, h...

    $2,450.00
  8. 12 Aug 2021  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Global Li-Fi and Optical Camera Communications Growth Opportunities

    Accelerated Growth of IIoT and Building IoT Applications Powers Future Growth Potential

    Li-Fi and optical camera communications (OCC) are emerging light communication technologies that have gained traction in the past few years in indoor and outdoor wireless communications. Li-Fi is a networked, bi-directional wireless communication technology that uses light to transmit/receive massive amounts of data at higher speeds for short-range...

    $4,950.00
  9. 29 Jul 2021  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Top 50 Companies Accelerating Digitalization in the Global Homes and Buildings Industry

    AI-enabled Solutions that Support Healthy Building Services Will Accelerate Adoption of Digital Offerings

    Digital transformation is gaining momentum in the post-COVID-19 environment; customers are looking for solutions that would cut a building’s operational expenditure and are being offered through flexible payment models that reduce the capital expenditure burden. Frost & Sullivan carried out an extensive and exhaustive technology benchmarking...

    $4,950.00
  10. 26 Jul 2021  |  North America  |  Market Research

    North American Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Growth Opportunities

    Growth Strategies Will Center Connected Solutions for Energy Optimization and Enhanced Occupant Comfort Inside the Built Environment

    The COVID-19 pandemic impact on the North American HVAC market was relatively muted than expected. While the market was forecast to slump by 6% in 2020, the post-Q2 2020 rebound helped HVAC manufacturers get their business back on track. Amid the government change in the United States and the adoption of favorable climate change regulations and pro...

    $4,950.00