Real Estate Lab

The Real Estate Lab is a global innovation platform where startups and enterprises come together to advance technology for commercial real estate. Labs are tight-knit communities of people actively committed to growing companies. Lab membership is the shortest pathway to success for startups disrupting the built world.

Focus Areas

Technologies

BIM, cloud, mobility, robotics, industrial IOT, machine learning, AI, blockchain and more

Markets

Hotel, office, medical, restaurant, educational, retail, religious, industrial, warehouse, multi-residential, mission-critical, entertainment

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Meet our partners

Thornton Tomasetti

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Schneider Electric

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Current startups

Rentreever

Rentreever is a PropTech and Fintech company that digitally completes the apartment move out inspection process and provides departing renters to instant and electronic refunds.


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Pink Husky

Husky is a mobile App for taking building inspection photos & videos, adding comment & labels, and transferring them wirelessly to PC and Cloud drive.


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Rentivity

Rentivity is a tenant screening and equal opportunity rental home bidding platform, integrated with a highly-automated property management system. This centralized end-to-end solution results in a more time-efficient, cost-effective experience for property managers, tenants, owners, and service providers.


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Expetitle

Expetitle is a technology-first title agency; We build technology for our in-house title agents to provide a better home closing experience for realtors and their clients.


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Extensible Energy

Our company helps building owners take control of demand charges by actively flexing building loads. We increase the ROI of PV installations, energy efficiency retrofits, HVAC replacements, and other investments by helping buildings use energy at optimal times.


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RealAtom

RealAtom is the only company in the $16 trillion Commercial Real Estate industry with both direct access to the most comprehensive source of data - commercial loan data - and the technology to centralize it. Our SAAS-enabled marketplace streamlines the CRE loan process and brings lenders, brokers, and borrowers together on one platform. This ongoing data aggregation will enable us to become a leading data provider in the industry.


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Kerb

At Kerb we will ethically measure the flow of pedestrians throughout the city for use real estate, SmartCity vehicles while embracing the 2016 EU General Data Privacy Regulation.


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PointGuard

Our facility management software serves any building that has modern control systems such as Class A office, retail and hospitality, institutional, and healthcare portfolios. The software gives facility engineers and teams the opportunity to have algorithms ‘walk the building’ for them, picking up and prioritizing faults in their mechanical equipment. Those faults combined with the systems level expertise and local building knowledge of the building’s facility manager, can then be turned into Action Items with specific insight into building issues. In short, we use machine learning and KPIs in the Platform to develop clear priorities for Human Intelligence to initiate final Action in buildings, which can then API into established workflows.


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SyncPark

SyncPark System is a steel lattice that can be built on site or offsite through modular construction and can be scaled to any size or shape, in new construction or existing projects.


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Verdocs

Web application to find, search, use, or build custom reusable documents and invite counter-parties to fill & electronically sign documents. API to customize and seamlessly embed electronic signature into an application, as well as quickly automate document creation, signing, workflows, and bi-directionally push/pull data into/from documents to meet business objectives.


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Knock

Empower your agent - rent easy-to-install temporary locks that connect to our platform. Once attached to a door, the next engagement will be from a verified prospect that already toured the apartment and is interested in renting (we integrate with your existing marketing channels). Full brokerage solution (NY only) - Full AI-based rental-brokerage solution, including marketing and application. Leasing with Knock cuts down your days on market by automatically and instantly engaging with all leads, driving more foot traffic and creating a superior experience for prospects.


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Coworks

Our platform covers all core features of running a coworking/flexible workspace such as automatic billing and invoicing, member directory management, and room and event booking. Through our member and manager dashboard we can generate key insights, analytics, and data to help create an optimal experience and make data-driven decisions.


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RezDox

RezDox is CARFAX for your home. We are a Residential Real Estate Technology firm that uses our proprietary Automated Valuation Model (AVM) to provide Home Owners ROI metrics & insights.


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Kairos IoT

Multipurpose liquid detection sensors, water meters, and custom edge processing LoRaWan IoT gateways.


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Hilo World Corp.

Hilo is one platform that connects people to the buildings, neighborhoods, and cities they use every day in their work and personal lives. Hilo is a network that enables building operators to deliver better customer experiences and provide a single point of access to smart building solutions.


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HAVYN Inc.

Instantly automate package delivery at your property with the all new Havyn smart locker system


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BetterBot.ai

BetterBot is a leasing bot that helps your human teams convert prospects into renters. It uses a revolutionary interface that is easy to use, available 24/7 and always gives accurate responses.


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Jonny On It

Jonny On It is the home services solution for the real estate industry. The nation’s leading real estate brokers use the Jonny On It white label app to connect their home sellers to the service professionals they need to get their homes ready to list and sell, and to help their buyers to find the resources they need to improve and maintain the properties they have purchased.


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Soofa

Soofa Sign, the neighborhood news feed: solar powered digital paper display.


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Zerv

Zerv’s technology is a seamless and scalable solution for mobile access in real estate, parking, logistics and transportation. Tokened a “universal key” that works with all access control systems from the past and present, it enables a smartphone to open any door, gate and garage regardless of the current system.


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CNERGY

Transaction management platform for CRE professionals


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InfoTycoon

Asset Management Software for Multifamily Industry


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Embue

Embue’s apartment building intelligence platform automates the entire building to reduce carbon operating costs & carbon emissions, empower staff, and deliver the best resident experience.


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ES Building Technologies

ES Building Technologies product includes: ESCAD SW Service Transforming the Building plan to Construction/Production code/plans + OSS (One Stop Shop) to Prefab all the Building envelop structure

Innovative Construction Technology

ICT Tracker is a tool that enables real-time, accurate reporting from the construction job site on progress being made by contractors and subcontractors in project installation.

B-Line

B-Line passively collects users’ mobility patterns through mobile devices generating real-time transportation reporting on users’ trip time, duration, distance, purpose, and mode.

AeroShield Materials, Inc.

Based on silica aerogel technology, AeroShield is made up of 95% air, allowing it to be more transparent than glass and twice as insulating as air.

at HUM

At HUM is the real estate industry's first AI interior designer, helping property developers and rental managers overcome a critical barrier to sales: lack of customer imagination. The platform automatically generates photo-realistic 3D spaces virtually staged and decorated to each potential buyer and renter's taste and needs.

Construction Check Inc

Construction Check™ is a SaaS-based platform that uses an algorithmic approach and Machine Learning augmented with subject matter experts to analyze construction project budgets prior to project approval, award, bonding, financing, or funding. We are creating a digital trust platform that can be leveraged by public and private organizations that have construction concerns.

Kapio

Kapio Cloud is a next-gen, digital data capture and SaaS reporting solution for the construction sector.

Swiftender

SaaS construction bid management platform with customers in Canada, USA and Australia. It lets General Contractors automate sending invitations to bid and addendum notifications to their subcontractors. Our customers save time and win more work.

Bldbox

At Bldbox, we are introducing predictive analytics into real estate development and construction.

Cardiem, Inc.

Cardiem is a saas-based solution that helps our clients create sustainable spending ecosystems delivered through a restricted credit card. The Cardiem Card is an especially powerful tool for mixed-use developers looking to increase residential tenants spending at their commercial tenants’ businesses. Instead of wasting valuable sales and marketing dollars on tenant activities hoping to foster a community, Cardiem offers a guaranteed way for residential tenants to interact with commercial tenants.

Avvir

Avvir uses laser scans and AI to catch construction mistakes, automatically update your BIM, and monitor construction progress. We provide you with real-time insights to protect your project from budget and schedule overruns.

TestFit.io

Quickly find the highest-and-best use of real estate. Rapid Test Fit Software using the world's most powerful building configurator

Plannerly (formerly LOD Planner)

The BIM Management Platform. Plannerly simplifies project management by consolidating BIM standards, requirements, sequencing, tracking and BIM compliance. Our goal is to eliminate the fragmentation and frustration between all design, build, and operations stakeholders.

Velocity Robotics, Inc.

Measuring device with a software component for aid in cutting building materials in construction industry

Inovues, LLC

Inovues is an award-winning, cleantech startup in the field of energy efficiency and green retrofits of building facades and windows. Inovues Glazing Shields, which can be securely mounted on the original glass from the interior or exterior, can increase window insulation by up to 10x and reduce energy consumption and peak heating and cooling loads by up to 40% for a fraction of the cost of window replacement and with no downtime or disruption to the building or occupants.

Civdrone

Civdrone is an autonomous drone with marking capabilities that inserts stakes into the ground with sub inch accuracy. Construction marking is a critical path activity that is done prior to most construction elements. We remove any human errors and bottlenecks from the construction marking process, while being 4X faster, 40 to 60% cheaper, and most importantly far more reliable.

PlanIT Impact Inc.

PlanIT Impact is a SaaS software with a discovery engine that automatically runs All possible scenarios and picks the best 6 outcomes based on the users custom project criteria. There are four modules that analysis the cost into building design; energy, water, storm water, and transportation.

Exceptional Building Systems, Inc.

Exceptional Wall is a patented advanced EIFS exterior wall system that may be either sprayed-in-place or precast. The spray-in-place system is far more comprehensive, faster, less expensive and ready for market than any 3D printing concept and a US patent is anticipated shortly, which will be followed by a PCT application. Exceptional Wall is a multi-colored and attractively finished, framed exterior wall with cast stone window/door moulding or other decorative designs. It also has the highest insulation available, impact, water, vapor and mold resistant and costs about half a typical EIFS wall. It is so simple and fast that a typical house can be sprayed-up in a day. EIFS is the most popular building system in the world with a $60 billion existing market. Special one-sided forms and a sprayed, demonstration wall will be completed in February.

Ottogee Inc.

Ottogee developed an IoT enabled software to optimize worker safety and improve job site transparency in heavy industries of Construction, Energy and Shipyards. Ottogee Connected Resources is the world's only platform that connects Workers, Equipment, and other assets in indoor/outdoor complex environments using plug and play cellular enabled IoT wearables that require no complicated mesh networks or internet gateways.

TrenLot, Inc.

CrewBuilder is easy to use with Field Friendly A.I., Thinking Schedules (dynamic project management) that improves usability, insight and value, with Real Time 360° Dashboards, and Capacity Planning. CrewBuilder automates accountability and profitability by strategically implementing and automating technology as an advantage. We uniquely bridge the gap between project management and resource management.

Green Badger

Automate LEED and green construction compliance. Eliminate spreadsheets, instantly verify thousands of green construction products, create in-field inspection reports, and export ready for third-party review.

ConstruWise, Inc

AtHere is a location-centric, multi-lingual smart-assistant for construction workers.

3D Vista

NexoTek helps architects and designs democratize their BIM models with patented technology that transforms technical BIM models into photo realistic interactive walk throughs for non-technical users to experience the spaces while understanding technical product details by simply clicking on any object.

Grit Virtual, Inc.

Grit Virtual is cloud-based Schedule Communication and Collaboration. Working in conjunction with your current schedule software or stand-alone, Grit combines Gantt Schedules with 1, 3 and 6-week Lookaheads, Weekly Work Plans, and Daily Logs. Grit also allows for workspace visualization using 3D models or 2D Floor Plans.

Tobly Inc.

Tobly is a an equipment rental marketplace for multi-site facilities management.

Build 360

Build360 is a B2B SaaS company that has identified a two-sided niche in the construction technology space. We solve the ancient problem of only 40% efficiency in construction companies developing leads for new construction projects. We also solve another problem with prospective clients navigating the confusing, stressful, endless process of the pre-construction process with their new home or business, with a solution that streamlines plan selection, VR customization and quotes by multiple builders.

SoundGuard

SoundGuard has created a soundproofing paint for commercial and residential properties to improve their walls and reduce noise complaints.

MFlux Lighting

MFlux builds battery-powered (up to a month of light), portable (no electrical wires), reusable (recharge overnight), IoT connected (set timers and manage remotely) light towers to rent for construction, oil & gas, mining, and disaster relief sites.

Constrafor

Constrafor is a procurement platform for the construction industry. We provide contractors and sub-contractors with a streamlined platform that unifies all aspects of procurement including finding suppliers, document exchange, financing and insurance.

DigiBuild

Construction software utilizing blockchain technology and smart contracts. Blockchain allows for Programmable Trust to be built into a software which allows us to automate work flows, authenticate data, and drive collaboration. Our services save money, improve budget/schedules, allow for faster payment, and de-risk construction projects.

SubHQ

Field Friendly Project Management Saas Built by a Subcontractor for Subcontractors.

Tectonus

The RSFJ is a patented technology and a structural connector that combines energy damping and self-centring in a compact device. As a seismic damper, the RSFJ enables buildings to self-centre during earthquakes and aftershocks. The RSFJ is applicable in both new and retrofit structures of any size and material, and can serve different applications ranging from buildings to pallet racks.

DeepCanopy

Industrial-grade Google Nest Cam providing job site intelligence.

CTEGig

CTEGig is closing the trade careers gap by reimagining the way students connect with trade employers. By building career connections early, we form a pipeline, so more students, especially women, and underrepresented groups pursue these careers.

Angel Landings

Manufactured Homes built under US HUD regulation; this allows us to deliver a complete home without filing a complete set of drawings to the building department. It is fully self-sustainable from power to sanitation. Has easy install process using built in hydraulic legs that can self-level. It is two wide hi-end manufactured home. No manufactured home industry has done a hi-end manufactured home that is self-sustainable. I would eventually want to make this system open-sourced so that more builders and architects can create customized solution and I will provide the manufacturing process for delivery.

Ehab

A blockchain based platform for efficiently designing, funding and managing construction projects.

SmartCSM

Visual database software for managing building electrical and mechanical infrastructure

Citiri

Citiri is a SaaS that optimizes the work of operational readiness teams at airports. We deliver control and predictability of project outcomes.

QlAir

Our data-driven solutions help facility maintenance executives use data and analytics to identify trends in air quality, find the most polluted areas, and provide solutions to improve air quality. Our monitoring system tracks harmful pollutants like tVOCs, PM2.5, and CO2, from indoor and outdoor as well as filter load for proper clean air management.

PERMITS.com

Our platform enables companies of all sizes to apply, track and pay for construction-related permits at 19,000+ building departments in the U.S., validate subcontractors have required permits and licensing, and access machine-learned datasets that help them estimate, bid and plan resources easier.

Rentreever

Rentreever is a PropTech and Fintech company that digitally completes the apartment move out inspection process and provides departing renters to instant and electronic refunds.

Pink Husky

Husky is a mobile App for taking building inspection photos & videos, adding comment & labels, and transferring them wirelessly to PC and Cloud drive.

Rentivity

Rentivity is a tenant screening and equal opportunity rental home bidding platform, integrated with a highly-automated property management system. This centralized end-to-end solution results in a more time-efficient, cost-effective experience for property managers, tenants, owners, and service providers.

Expetitle

Expetitle is a technology-first title agency; We build technology for our in-house title agents to provide a better home closing experience for realtors and their clients.

Extensible Energy

Our company helps building owners take control of demand charges by actively flexing building loads. We increase the ROI of PV installations, energy efficiency retrofits, HVAC replacements, and other investments by helping buildings use energy at optimal times.

RealAtom

RealAtom is the only company in the $16 trillion Commercial Real Estate industry with both direct access to the most comprehensive source of data - commercial loan data - and the technology to centralize it. Our SAAS-enabled marketplace streamlines the CRE loan process and brings lenders, brokers, and borrowers together on one platform. This ongoing data aggregation will enable us to become a leading data provider in the industry.

Kerb

At Kerb we will ethically measure the flow of pedestrians throughout the city for use real estate, SmartCity vehicles while embracing the 2016 EU General Data Privacy Regulation.

PointGuard

Our facility management software serves any building that has modern control systems such as Class A office, retail and hospitality, institutional, and healthcare portfolios. The software gives facility engineers and teams the opportunity to have algorithms ‘walk the building’ for them, picking up and prioritizing faults in their mechanical equipment. Those faults combined with the systems level expertise and local building knowledge of the building’s facility manager, can then be turned into Action Items with specific insight into building issues. In short, we use machine learning and KPIs in the Platform to develop clear priorities for Human Intelligence to initiate final Action in buildings, which can then API into established workflows.

SyncPark

SyncPark System is a steel lattice that can be built on site or offsite through modular construction and can be scaled to any size or shape, in new construction or existing projects.

Verdocs

Web application to find, search, use, or build custom reusable documents and invite counter-parties to fill & electronically sign documents. API to customize and seamlessly embed electronic signature into an application, as well as quickly automate document creation, signing, workflows, and bi-directionally push/pull data into/from documents to meet business objectives.

Knock

Empower your agent - rent easy-to-install temporary locks that connect to our platform. Once attached to a door, the next engagement will be from a verified prospect that already toured the apartment and is interested in renting (we integrate with your existing marketing channels). Full brokerage solution (NY only) - Full AI-based rental-brokerage solution, including marketing and application. Leasing with Knock cuts down your days on market by automatically and instantly engaging with all leads, driving more foot traffic and creating a superior experience for prospects.

Coworks

Our platform covers all core features of running a coworking/flexible workspace such as automatic billing and invoicing, member directory management, and room and event booking. Through our member and manager dashboard we can generate key insights, analytics, and data to help create an optimal experience and make data-driven decisions.

RezDox

RezDox is CARFAX for your home. We are a Residential Real Estate Technology firm that uses our proprietary Automated Valuation Model (AVM) to provide Home Owners ROI metrics & insights.

Kairos IoT

Multipurpose liquid detection sensors, water meters, and custom edge processing LoRaWan IoT gateways.

Hilo World Corp.

Hilo is one platform that connects people to the buildings, neighborhoods, and cities they use every day in their work and personal lives. Hilo is a network that enables building operators to deliver better customer experiences and provide a single point of access to smart building solutions.

HAVYN Inc.

Instantly automate package delivery at your property with the all new Havyn smart locker system

BetterBot.ai

BetterBot is a leasing bot that helps your human teams convert prospects into renters. It uses a revolutionary interface that is easy to use, available 24/7 and always gives accurate responses.

Jonny On It

Jonny On It is the home services solution for the real estate industry. The nation’s leading real estate brokers use the Jonny On It white label app to connect their home sellers to the service professionals they need to get their homes ready to list and sell, and to help their buyers to find the resources they need to improve and maintain the properties they have purchased.

Soofa

Soofa Sign, the neighborhood news feed: solar powered digital paper display.

Zerv

Zerv’s technology is a seamless and scalable solution for mobile access in real estate, parking, logistics and transportation. Tokened a “universal key” that works with all access control systems from the past and present, it enables a smartphone to open any door, gate and garage regardless of the current system.

CNERGY

Transaction management platform for CRE professionals

InfoTycoon

Asset Management Software for Multifamily Industry

Embue

Embue’s apartment building intelligence platform automates the entire building to reduce carbon operating costs & carbon emissions, empower staff, and deliver the best resident experience.

LifespanVL, LLC

iReflexions is a novel digital therapeutics platform that provides "in-the-moment" interventions, continuous health state monitoring, real-time clinical support, and ongoing psycho-education training to students experiencing stress and anxiety related disorders. Our evidence-based approach integrates advanced machine learning algorithms & multimodal biofeedback therapy with immersive 3-D content and wearable sensor technology to deliver mental health resilience training based on data-driven insights.

Make Music Count

Our first product is an app that teaches math through learning how to play popular songs on the piano. In our lessons students solve math equations where the answers are piano notes to immediately play popular songs. We focus on 3rd - 12th grade math concepts and as an end result students increase their confidence in math while also learning how to play the piano.

Meet our Disruptors

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BARRETT CLARK

Bright Machines

Senior Applied Scientist

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BILL SPELETES

Secure Source Energy

Executive Vice President
of Construction and Engineering

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CLIFF MOSER

Stanford Health Care

Product Delivery - Design
& Construction Services

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HANS EHRNROOTH

HAEH

Management Consultant

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JACKIE MORCK

CDM Smith

Vice President

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JAMES NORRIS

The Beck Group

Director of Virtual Building

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JAMIE BARDIN

Alvarez & Marsal

Senior Director, Private Equity
Performance Improvement

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JAY ENNESSER

Prane Holdings

Independent Consultant

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