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:

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  • Building Automation
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Lighting
  • Fire & Safety
  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 27 Jul 2022  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    China Facility Management Growth Opportunities

    Sustainability Innovation Culture and Technologies to Support Facility Management Value Proposition

    The Chinese facility management (FM) market is at a fast-growing stage, owing to the slower start than other Asia-Pacific developing markets. It has been enjoying double-digit growth since before COVID-19. The rapidly increasing outsourcing culture in the country has driven FM market development, supported by a large and still expanding asset base....

    $4,950.00
  5. 04 Jan 2022  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Singapore Flexible Workspace Growth Opportunities

    Collaboration and Industry Convergence to Boost Uptake of Flexible Workspaces

    Flexible workspaces are business workspaces leased by organizations or individuals for periods of time shorter than traditional office leases. Opportunities for flexible workspace in Singapore focus on property services, and ICT solutions and services. Ease of doing business attracts large corporations and multinational companies to Singapore; this...

    $2,450.00
  6. 23 Nov 2020  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    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...

    $4,950.00
  7. 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
  8. 01 Sep 2020  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    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...

    $1,500.00
  9. 15 Jul 2020  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Analysis of the Growth Strategies of ASEAN-6 Facilities Management Companies, Forecast to 2025

    Identifying Strategies to Cope with the Transforming Competitive Market and Global Situation

    The future of facilities management (FM) will require stringent monitoring of visitors, workspace management, consistent cleanliness and hygiene, and holistic security to manage any future threats similar to COVID-19. This study focuses on presenting the competitiveness of FM providers through a selection of strategic criteria that respond to under...

    $3,000.00
  10. 17 Jun 2020  |  Asia Pacific  |  Market Research

    Business Model Innovations in the Building Construction Industry, 2020

    Technological Advancement and a Vision for Sustainability will Drive Change in Building Construction Business Models

    Asia-Pacific is expected to record substantial building construction development in the next five years despite some impact from the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. This is mainly impacted by the rapid urbanization and heavy investment in the region. The building construction industry is facing several challenges such as declined project productivit...

    $3,000.00