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:
- Building Automation
- Energy Management
- Energy Harvesting
- Fire & Safety
10 Nov 2022  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Demand for Connected Home Systems and Air Quality Awareness Influence New Air Purifier Product Development
Urbanization, industrialization, and the population explosion are worsening India’s air pollution crisis. These factors are prompting renewed focus on initiatives to conserve air quality and improve the quality of life. The COVID-19 pandemic has also sparked customer awareness about air pollution and the spread of airborne diseases, triggering de...$2,450.00
10 Nov 2021  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Disruptive Technologies are Enabling Energy Efficiency and Advancements in Building Management Systems
The building management system (BMS) market in the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) is witnessing the emergence of innovative technologies such as building information modeling (BIM) and 3D printing. These technologies are causing significant disruptions, influencing how buildings are managed and shifting roles away from traditional skills towards te...
22 Jan 2021  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
The Shift from Price to Value-based Bundled Contracts Drive Growth Opportunities
Facility management (FM) is gaining traction in the GCC, as more end users have begun to appreciate the impact FM has on the bottom line; energy management is now being incorporated into FM Contracts. Besides, the use of sophisticated assets means that they will require higher quality and standards of asset management. With mega events, such as...
21 Dec 2020  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Technology Strategy Based on AI and Robotics to Deliver More Efficient FM Services
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the global economy, the GCC facilities management (FM) market has been among the lesser impacted industries. This study covers the reasons why and offers the results of Frost & Sullivans extensive engagement survey (in collaboration with MEFMA) of key industry players active in the region. In particular...$2,450.00
12 Nov 2019  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Delivery Models of the Future Moving away from Manpower-based Contracts to KPIs and Performance-based Contracts
With rapid advances in AI and cloud technology, the global facilities management (FM) market has transformed significantly in recent years. In order to cope with this transformation, the market is witnessing various mergers and acquisitions. The single services or services in bundles traditionally offered by FM companies have now been replaced by t...
28 Sep 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Market transforming from vertical transportation to mobility solutions
There is shortage of nearly 20 million homes in India. Demand in < INR 1.5 Mn is 1.98 mn units by 2020; Demand in INR 1.5-7.0 Mn price category is 1.5 mn units and accounts for 63% of the total housing supply. Expect many developers to launch affordable homes in addition to targeting middle income and affluent population in India. Coupled with th...$1,500.00
23 Feb 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Energy Efficiency, Downtrend in LED Lighting Prices, and Increased Acceptability are Driving the Market
The LED lighting market in the GCC is a high-growth market, which is driven primarily by increased functionality, energy efficiency targets, and increasing awareness among customers. Currently, LED lighting accounts for only 37.6% of the total lighting market in the GCC region; however, it is expected to be a high-demand lighting technology across ...
12 Jan 2015  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Increasing Regulations and Emerging Opportunities Boost the Growth of the Fire & Safety Market
Increasing penetration of environment-friendly fire suppression agents and advanced fire detection technologies is playing a critical role in shaping market dynamics. Stricter enforcement of building and fire safety codes will improve not only the awareness but also the penetration of advanced fire safety equipment. This study discusses the market ...
20 Nov 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Future Opportunities and Challenges
Guestroom automation in Indian hotels has gained momentum in recent years, mainly due to rising concerns regarding customer satisfaction, which is the motto of the hospitality industry. Although initial costs are high and hinder swift market growth, increasing awareness about the long-term benefits of hotel guestroom automation will eliminate barri...
16 May 2014  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Immense Growth Opportunity for New Entrants
The unitary HVAC systems market in India has immense growth potential due to the low level of market penetration, growing purchasing power, increased electricity coverage, and improving lifestyle. Growing middle class households, high summer temperatures, improving energy efficiency, and easy financing options are acting as drivers to the market. T...