As we approach the end of 2017, here’s a look back at the most significant real estate trends that have shaped the real estate landscape – and are likely to flow through to 2018.

1. Proptech

A convergence of property and technology: proptech has changed the way we use real estate. From data analytics to artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things, virtual reality and blockchain; proptech’s influence has been so pervasive that it’s virtually what we breathe here in JLL.

As part of JLL’s Power Up: Proptech drive, we held our first hackathon in Singapore in October where the firm selected innovators from across Asia Pacific to build new apps and technologies. Following that, we streamed our first learning session: “Will I have a job in five years?” which saw thousands of colleagues logging in and watching.

JLL kickstarted its proptech journey with the sponsorship of Southeast Asia’s first proptech hackathon, Hood Disrupt, in August. We sponsored and spoke at Tech in Asia’s first-ever proptech event in March, and also collaborated with them to launch a report about how…

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