Silicon Valley, October 17th, 2022 – Global real estate group Lendlease and Butlr Technologies Inc., announced today a new partnership through Lendlease’s digital platform, Podium. This partnership will be progressively rolled out across a number of their own buildings, as well as their external clients. Butlr’s leading people sensing solution generating anonymous, accurate, API-first occupancy data will be integrated into Podium Property Insights, the leading property lifecycle platform. The combination will further enable Lendlease Podium customers to optimize space utilization and achieve cost savings while enabling a better employee experience.
Developed as part of a global strategic partnership between Lendlease, Google Cloud and Accenture, Podium Property Insights is an end-to-end solution for generating actionable metrics around space utilization, occupancy analytics, and employee workplace satisfaction. Through customizable reports, predictive insights, forecast analyses and performance metrics, workplace managers are able to adapt and optimize their real estate assets in a dynamic and efficient way.
“Butlr enables us to provide accurate, anonymous real-time and historical insights on occupancy and utilization to Lendlease Podium’s customers while achieving the quickest time to value. Their API-first approach is especially valuable in enabling seamless integration, which ultimately benefits Lendlease Podium’s customers.”, said James Walsh, Head of Product Management and Ecosystems at Lendlease Digital.
Designed to redefine the way the built environment operates, Podium Property Insights develops on four key areas of focus: Customer, Building Operations, Sustainability and Workplace Advancing. “Podium Property Insights and its vision to drive outcomes across real estate, employee engagement and sustainability fits perfectly with Butlr’s vision to enable smarter buildings and workplaces via occupancy data. We are thrilled to have been selected as an occupancy partner for Lendlease Podium.” said Honghao Deng, CEO of Butlr.
About Lendlease Podium
Lendlease Podium is a digital platform providing the property industry with generative design tools, data and insights. Harnessing more than 60 years of applied experience, the platform offers customised solutions across the supply chain from design simulations, real time financial and safety analysis to property insights. Lendlease Podium is the digital solution for creating autonomous buildings of the future.
Podium Property Insights is a product of Lendlease Podium.
Lendlease (ASX:LLC) is a globally integrated real estate group with core expertise in shaping cities and creating strong and connected communities. Founded in 1958, Lendlease operates across Australia, Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Learn more at www.lendleasepodium.com
Spun out of the MIT Media Lab in 2019 with offices in Silicon Valley and Boston, Butlr was founded by Forbes 30 Under 30 entrepreneurs Honghao Deng and Jiani Zeng with a mission to make the built environment people-aware. Butlrs People Sensing Platform anonymously infers human presence and activity via its thermal, wireless sensors to deliver rich spatial insights at a fraction of the cost and time of legacy alternatives. Since the recent launch of its platform in late 2021, the company is already working with dozens of top occupiers, landlords and service providers in North America, Europe and Asia, in addition to partners in senior living and retail.
Learn more at www.butlr.io.