Cushman & Wakefield announces global partnership with smart building technology provider MCS Solutions
CHICAGO/ANTWERP (October 12, 2017) – Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, has announced a new global agreement with smart building technology provider MCS Solutions, an Internet of Things (IoT) technology firm with over 25 years of industry experience in more than 60 countries.
By bringing together expertise in many areas of real estate, workplace, and facilities management—ranging from a buildings occupant comfort to cleaning to catering, technical maintenance, energy management, space optimization, and smart working among others—the partnership will allow clients to have a greater positive impact on the occupants’ experience and control over their building portfolios enabling the ability to turn big data into actionable intelligence.
The solutions benefit a wide range of companies, from those considering IoT for the first time to those who are already invested in the technology. For instance, a new global solution will enable companies to view their portfolios in real-time, aiding more immediate understanding and efficient workflow.
“Our goal with this partnership is to create value for companies through more flexible, responsive, and efficient solutions across our global portfolio,” said Steven Quick, Chief Executive of the Global Occupier Services for Cushman & Wakefield. “It’s not just about providing smart building technology for our clients, but also about providing predictive analytics and insights to improve future occupancy planning.”
“We are excited to partner with Cushman & Wakefield to provide their clients with meaningful insights from big data and make them actionable. Our products built on the COBUNDU™ platform will boost their real estate performance and facilities management efficiency, reduce costs, and improve employee experience in the workplace. COBUNDU™ is all about moving from managing buildings to managing the user experience across multiple touchpoints,” said Koen Matthijs, CEO of MCS Solutions.
About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people work, shop, and live. Our 45,000 employees in more than 70 countries help occupiers and investors optimize the value of their real estate by combining our global perspective and deep local knowledge with an impressive platform of real estate solutions. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest commercial real estate services firms with revenue of $6 billion across core services of agency leasing, asset services, capital markets, facility services (C&W Services), global occupier services, investment & asset management (DTZ Investors), project & development services, tenant representation, and valuation & advisory. 2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of the Cushman & Wakefield brand. 100 years of taking our clients’ ideas and putting them into action. To learn more, visit www.cushwakecentennial.com, www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.
About MCS Solutions
Active for more than 25 years in 60+ countries, MCS Solutions is a technology firm focused on integrated software solutions in real estate, facility and workplace management for large private or public organizations. Through the synergy between expert advice, innovative workplace software, and IoT-related technologies, MCS Solutions helps organizations improve real estate performance in terms of total cost, risk reduction, employee satisfaction, brand perception and sustainability. To learn more, visit www.mcssolutions.com or www.cobundu.com.