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 Dec 2022  |  Global  |  Market Outlook

    Growth Opportunity Outlook in the Homes and Buildings Industry

    The homes and buildings industry’s future is technology enabled. Recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic combined with decarbonization challenges will accelerate the use of digital building technologies. Heightened awareness about a safe and healthy environment will prompt the use of the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) applicat...

    $2,450.00
  2. 05 Dec 2022  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Building Management Systems Growth Opportunities

    Digital Solutions and Sustainability Outcomes are Vital for Vertical Market Expansion

    The global building management system (BMS) market is being revolutionized by increasing industry convergence and the emergence of innovative technologies. This has led to a rapid increase in the digitalization of buildings, resulting in a spurt in demand for smart buildings and BMS systems. These technologies are causing significant disruptions, i...

    $4,950.00
  3. 30 Nov 2022  |  Global  |  Tracker

    Global LED Lighting Tracker, 2022

    Innovative Applications will Drive New Lighting Product Launches as Conventional Use Hits a Growth Plateau

    Energy and cost savings are still perceived as one of the top benefits of light-emitting diode (LED) lighting, and they will continue to influence decision-making in lighting procurement. In major countries, households' rising disposable income will result in the renovation and modification of lighting systems to keep up with LED lighting innovatio...

    $3,000.00
  4. 28 Nov 2022  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Malaysia Elevator and Escalator Growth Opportunities

    Strategic Focus on Digitalization and Partnerships Advance Elevator and Escalator Market Development

    This study covers all elevator types, including machine room (MR)/machine room-less (MRL) passenger and service systems, and escalators. Elevator and escalator market revenue in this study covers the new installation (NI) business segment and excludes the service business segment. The report analyzes the elevator and escalator market in 4 major Mal...

    $2,450.00
  5. 18 Nov 2022  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Malaysian Facility Management Growth Opportunities

    Long-term Engagements and Diversified Revenue Streams to Create Future Growth Potential in Facility Management

    The Malaysian facility management (FM) market is considerably more advanced than its neighboring country markets (except Singapore) due to the extensive public sector participation and presence of global and regional companies. The high outsourcing culture in the public sector and support from government agencies have been instrumental in driving d...

    $2,450.00
  6. 11 Nov 2022  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Modular Construction Growth Opportunities

    End-to-end Services and Digital Technology to Boost Modular Construction’s Future Growth Potential

    Modular construction (MC) is associated with prefabricated or off-site constructed building units, such as walls, floors, rooms, and frames, which are assembled at construction sites. MC involves the production of building units in factories under stipulated requirements, including material standards, manufacturing processes and conditions, and pro...

    $4,950.00
  7. 13 Oct 2022  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Southeast Asia Facility Management (FM) Technology Innovation and Growth Opportunities

    Technology Strategy is Vital to the Region’s FM Transformational Growth.

    The Southeast Asia (SEA) facility management (FM) market is growing, supported by the high construction and renovation activity in the region due to the rapid urbanization and the expansion of smart buildings. The adoption of advanced technologies in building services is also witnessing rapid growth. In addition, government regulations for energy e...

    $2,450.00
  8. 23 Sep 2022  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Flexible Workspace Growth Opportunities

    Strategic Partnering and Technology Innovation to Foster Flexible Workspace Expansion

    Organizations and individuals lease flexible workspaces for periods shorter than traditional business office leases, including month-to-month rolling rentals, 12–24-month contracts, or personally tailored arrangements to meet the tenant’s needs. Opportunities for flexible workspaces focus on property services and ICT solutions and services. ...

    $2,450.00
  9. 30 Aug 2022  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Top 50 Start-ups Advancing Decarbonization and Digitalization in the Global Homes & Buildings Industry

    Smart and Healthy Building Solutions Driven by AI and IoT are Key for Decarbonizing the Commercial Real Estate Sector

    Digital transformation technology adoption has accelerated during the last few years and is poised to transform the building technology industry, making buildings more connected, sustainable, and cognitive. Intelligent building solutions using digital transformation technologies, including IoT, AI, and machine learning (ML), are advancing building ...

    $4,950.00
  10. 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