The Propcast: Season 3, Episode 1
Title: Smart Council and Connectivity with William Newton
Summary: In this episode The Propcast talks to William Newton about WiredScore’s Smart Council, and connectivity.
The Propcast by Louisa Dickins, Co-Founder of LMRE the leading Global PropTech recruiter brought to you in partnership with UK PropTech Association, The UK PropTech Association is a membership organisation to drive the digital transformation of the property industry.
This show will focus on connecting the Proptechs, real estate funds and VC’s globally…and get everyone talking about innovation of the build to rent environment.
About Our Host
Louisa started her career in property working at a well-known estate agency in London. Realising her people skills, she moved over to Lloyd May to pursue a career in recruitment. She now is a Director at LMRE, who are a specialist recruitment firm driven by PropTech and recruitment professionals, and Louisa oversees their 5 core areas. Louisa co-founded LMRE and provides a constructive recruitment platform to the new disruptors in real estate. Louisa is also on the board of Directors at UK PropTech Association (UKPA).
LMRE believe there is a better way to recruit. LMRE focus on a more comprehensive, client led focus delivering exceptional talent to the right place at the right time. They are passionate about the industry and passionate about people's careers. LMRE spend time with each client to become and an extension of the business, and their transparency and core values help them grow with the sector. LMRE simplify recruitment and innovate with our clients and evolve the people driven, PropTech community.
About Our Guest
WiredScore’s mission is to enable the world to get “better connected” by uncovering information and simplifying activities for businesses and individuals to access internet service and other connectivity technologies. To achieve this mission, WiredScore has developed Wired Certification. In an increasingly tech-driven economy, connectivity is fast becoming the most critical utility for commercial real estate tenants when selecting office space. The widely recognised Wired Certification seal is a trusted symbol that identifies buildings that have been independently certified to provide the best-in-class connectivity infrastructure that businesses require to thrive.
LMRE website www.lmre.co.uk
UKPA website www.ukpa.com
WiredScore website www.wiredscore.com
Insights From This Episode
Sometimes the most obvious ideas are the best, it may not be ingenious, but that's because it's so necessary – William Newton that gave us the perfect opportunity to put together the WiredScore smart council and try and provide a bit of clarity about what a smart building really is, why it's useful and why it's important – William Newton We were increasing the understanding what the factors were that were going to define the future of real estate, and good connectivity is undoubtedly one of them – William Newton People will need to rely on cloud-based office systems even more than they have before. Which makes connectivity more and more important – William Newton One of my favorite facts is for the average internet outage, your heart rate goes up. equivalent to if you were watching a scary movie – William Newton making a shift into a small startup might seem like a daunting prospect now, but as long as you're confident that you're going to be able to learn from that…there's no way that it won't help you in your career – William Newton
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