Verdantix released its annual global survey of 304 real estate occupiers across 16 geographies and 18 industries on their firms’ real estate strategic direction, governance, budgets and priorities in relation to technology decisions. The survey revealed that 31% of interviewees expect their budget for facilities and asset management software to grow by more than 5%.
Respondents revealed these top real estate objectives for their firms:
- Improving the comfort of occupants (28%);
- Minimizing risk to business operations (26%); and
- Reducing operating costs (16%).
“Our Smart Building Technologies global survey provides unique data on the 2020 budgets, business priorities and technology preferences of managers responsible for corporate real estate and facilities management decisions at the world’s largest firms. With the Verdantix Smart Building Technologies survey data, corporate managers can benchmark against their peer group, and tech vendors can align go-to-market plans for 2020 with customer requirements” Verdantix Principal Analyst, Susan Clarke