Looking For the US PropTech Consultant? We've Pre-Selected 15+ of Them
Get a quick overview of who are the key players to guide you through the technology disruption changing the US (commercial) real estate market.
Although the real estate market is inherently less dynamic, it has recently been undergoing revolutionary leaps forward. Whether the big changes are driven by the ESG imperatives, modern technology upgrades, or forced by the covid pandemic, they can sometimes be difficult to navigate.
That's why, a few weeks ago, we put together a roundup of TOP European-based consultants navigating the ever-changing PropTech sector (bringing synergies through bridging Property and Technology). And now it's time for a follow-up – this time focused on the US market. Here's a list of 18 PropTech consultants worth watching and following.
Besides these companies mentioned below, you can of course rely on global companies offering professional commercial real estate services and workplace consultancy. We are preparing a special article on them.
The order of the companies below is alphabetical and does not reflect our preferences in any way. If you miss someone on the list, please let us know! We'll get in touch with them because we would like to update the article regularly.
PROPTECH CONSULTANTS in the US
AECOM is a leader in delivering transformative commercial and residential real estate projects around the world, playing a critical role in developing diverse office environments, domestic dwellings and dynamic retail destinations.
From outdoor space within a commercial building that provides a platform for enhanced employee interaction to environmentally-responsible materials that lower the carbon footprint and operating costs of a multifamily apartment building, AECOM’s technical specialists work collaboratively with our clients to constantly redefine what these spaces can be.
- Founded in 1990
- HQ: Dallas, Texas
- www: https://aecom.com/markets/commercial-residential/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/aecom/
We understand that the future of the workplace lies in creating an environment that enables choice for everyone. It’s about spaces that are flexible, adaptive and blend to our changing needs. It is about managing the interplay between our physical and virtual worlds, and it is making sure we embed social and economic measures and green solutions every step of the way.
With over 250 offices worldwide, Arcadis has the local presence and global scale to support your needs.
- Founded in 1888
- HQ: Highlands Ranch, Colorado, CO | European HQ in Amsterdam, Nederland
- www: https://www.arcadis.com/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/arcadis/
Arup’s primary goal is to develop a truly sustainable built environment. “This means that in all our work, we aim to identify a balance between the needs of a growing world population and the finite capacity and health of our planet.”
Arup in the United States of America has a diverse staff of over 1,400 people in 12 offices offering planning, engineering, and design services for high-performance buildings, consulting, and major infrastructure projects.
- Founded in 1946
- Offices: 12 offices across the US, HQ in London, UK
- www: https://www.arup.com/offices/united-states-of-america
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/arup/
Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
Boston Consulting Group is a global consulting firm that partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities.
We expect to see a prolonged period of disruption and unprecedented change in the real estate sector. BCG helps leaders in real estate capitalize on these changes with strategies tied to their organizations’ locations and asset classes.
- Founded in 1963
- HQ: Boston, Massachusetts
- www: https://www.bcg.com/industries/industrial-goods/real-estate
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/boston-consulting-group/
BR+A Consulting Engineer
BR+A is a global engineering firm with a history of delivering successful designs for some of the world’s most respected and highly regarded clients. “We create state-of-the-art facilities by providing tightly integrated and coordinated engineering design services for every aspect of the built environment.” These include MEP/FP, Sustainability Consulting, Building Commissioning, Infrastructure Design, Master Planning, and more.
The company's HQ is in Boston, with 9 more offices across the United States of America, but they are “ready to get to work, wherever great clients need us.”
- Founded in 1975
- HQ: Boston, US
- www: https://www.brplusa.com/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/brplusa/
Buro Happold US
Buro Happold’s services in the United States are delivered by a network of twelve offices nationwide. “Our diverse staff of over 300 employees includes engineers, architects, planners, economists, urban designers and real estate professionals. Our engineers, advisors and consultants are involved in many innovative projects, ranging in scale from single buildings up to entire regions.”
This multidisciplinary team offers clients expertise in structural engineering, MEP/FP engineering, facades engineering, sustainability, LEED, health and wellbeing, analytics/energy modelling, fire and life safety, ICT/AV and security, lighting design, strategic planning, mobility, and people movement.
- Founded in 1976
- Offices: 12 offices in the US, HQ in Bath, UK
- www: https://www.burohappold.com/offices/united-states/#
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/buro-happold/
VIDEO: The Tower
Buro Happold US also engineered The Tower at PNC Plaza in Pittsburgh, which exceeds LEED Platinum as the greenest high-rise office building in the world.
Cecilian Partners is a PropTech company built around the customer experience for Community Developers, Home Builders and Homebuyers. We simplify data, digital marketing, and operations by centralizing the entire new home buying process.
Going digital requires more than just buying the tech. We help you understand your current set of technologies, tailor a strategy for how to use them together to enable your business, and design the right process to get the most of your data and tech investments.
- Founded in 2019
- HQ: New Hope, Pennsylvania
- www: https://cecilianpartners.com/real-estate-consulting/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cecilianpartners/about/
Global megatrends are reshaping real estate investment priorities while technology-driven innovation is enabling more efficient operating and capital models. CohnReznick helps clients align strategy, operations, technology, and people to their growth agendas.
Technology accelerates every aspect of your business — finance, operations, employee productivity, and tenant experience. “We help you find new ways to turn data to actionable insight and employ technology solutions as a strategic imperative.”
- Founded in 1919
- HQ: New York, NY
- www: https://www.cohnreznick.com/services/advisory/real-estate
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cohnreznick-llp/
The company is promising to disrupt "the real estate space with intuitive technology and seamless integration." DISRVPT Ventures is represented predominantly by Michael Israel. He is a Chicago based tech, venture capital and real estate entrepreneur with a history of launching and scaling disruptive companies including Shapack Partners, The X Company, Mode Mobile, Finalyze Capital and more. Michael is highly active in advising and raising capital for promising startups as a partner at Mark Cuban’s venture firm, Mark Cuban Companies.
- HQ: Chicago, Illinois
- www: https://disrvpt.co/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mgisrael/
Dow Consulting Group
We offer targeted advisory services to the real estate investment industry, focusing on initiatives that require coordination across various internal functions and external partners. We specialize in understanding the “big picture” while effectively diving into the details of a particular topic to facilitate an active project management style.
- HQ: Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
- www: https://dowconsultinggroup.com/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/dow-consulting-group/
Facility Performance Consulting
FPC provides highly specialized facility life-cycle integrated consulting services for the Built Environment.
“Our highly qualified global team is uniquely qualified to deliver high-performance sustainable landmark buildings through our integrated suite of services which includes: Digital / Smart Building Services and Solutions, Building Performance Services, Energy and Sustainability Services, Facilities Management.”
- Founded in 2014
- Offices: San Francisco, US | Global HQ in London, UK
- www: https://www.fpc-global.com/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/facility-performance-consulting-limited/
Intelligent Buildings, LLC, is a smart real estate advisory services company founded in 2004. They provide planning and implementation of next generation strategy for new buildings, existing portfolio and smart community projects. Intelligent Buildings has worked extensively throughout North America in over 85 different cities.
IntelligentBuildings® provides Smart Building advisory, assessment, and managed services for organizations in commercial, corporate, campus, and government real estate. “We help customers leverage solutions that enhance experience, increase productivity, lower costs, and reduce risks.”
- Founded in 2004
- HQ: Charlotte, NC
- www: https://www.intelligentbuildings.com/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/intelligent-buildings/about/
JB&B – Jaros, Baum & Bolles
JB&B’s dedicated Building Intelligence (BI) division provides digitalization strategy planning as well as the design of BI use cases and associated smart building technologies and software for master systems integration.
“Our BI division’s designs allow data to be seamlessly and securely shared between operational and IT systems over converged infrastructure and a set of open protocols, enabling optimized building performance and occupant experience and creating sustainable, frictionless, efficient, and world-class buildings.”
- Founded in 1915
- HQ: New York, NY
- www: https://www.jbb.com/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/jaros-baum-&-bolles/
PropTech Consulting empowers today's leading real estate firms with high-level growth strategies using a technology-first approach. Operating across the spectrum of property owners, developers, agents, and startups, PropTech Consulting is strongly positioned to assist in optimizing efficiencies, increasing acquisitions, and maximizing revenue.
“Our expertise ranges from XR experiences combining Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality.”
- Founded in 2020
- HQ: New York, NY
- www: https://www.goproptech.com/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/goproptech/about/
Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future.
Today, more than ever before, employees want to work for organizations that put the human experience at the center of all they do. Organizations that create a differentiated employee experience (EX) will attract, retain, and engage the best industry talent.
- Founded in 2002
- HQ: Menlo Park, California
- www: https://www.protiviti.com/us-en/employee-experience
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/protiviti/about/
PTS Consulting Group
PTS (People | Technology | Space) started life as a subsidiary of a London based interior construction company, integrating IT installations into construction programmes. By 1990, we were independent and started to expand our service offerings and export our skills to other countries.
Today, PTS is the world’s premier digital workplace experience designer, helping organizations reimagine their workplace by leveraging smart technologies to augment workplace activities, attract and retain talent, while enriching the user experience.
- Founded in 1983
- Offices: New York, Boston, US | HQ in London, UK
- www: https://pts.global/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/people-technology-space/about/
TMT Technology Partners
TMT is an industry-leading consulting, design and project management firm providing a comprehensive portfolio of technology services to businesses and organizations across both public and private sectors.
A proud affiliate of AMA Group, a national leader in providing solution-oriented engineering design and implementation, TMT specializes in a host of services ranging from foundational areas such as IT, Security, Audio Visual and Acoustical systems to the most advanced smart building technologies.
- Founded in 1993
- HQ: New York City, NY
- www: https://tmtechpartners.com/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tm-technology-partners/about/
WiredScore assesses, certifies and improves digital connectivity and smart technology in homes and offices on a global scale (through two types of certifications: WiredScore and SmartScore).
Digital connectivity is vital to the way we live and work, which is why WiredScore’s mission is to make the world’s buildings smarter and better connected, to enable a more collaborative, innovative and dynamic future. Based in NYC, but operates also in Europe.
- Founded in 2013
- HQ: New York, US
- www: https://wiredscore.com/
- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/wiredscore/
Is there anyone or any company missing from the list? Let us know! We'll get in touch with them because we would like to update the article regularly.
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