Hightower Announces Technology Integration Agreement with Altus Group to Enhance Productivity and Visibility for Commercial Real Estate Owners

Collaboration will streamline workflow and enable more informed leasing decisions
 

NEW YORK CITY (June 15, 2016) — Hightower, a leading end-to-end leasing management platform for the commercial real estate industry, today announced a technology integration agreement with Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group”) (TSX: AIF), a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry. This agreement will provide a seamless flow of data between Hightower’s industry leading leasing management platform and ARGUS Enterprise®, Altus Group’s industry standard global asset and investment management platform.

ARGUS Developer 7.5 Delivers Powerful New Level of Real Estate Development Assurance

Provides extensive finance and budgeting flexibility for commercial real estate development projects

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 8, 2016) – Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group”) (TSX:AIF) a leading provider of independent advisory services, software and data solutions to the global commercial real estate (“CRE”) industry, announces the launch of ARGUS Developer 7.5 (“Developer 7.5”). The newly incorporated finance and accounting enhancements of Developer 7.5 provide powerful flexibility to manage project accounting costs, cash flows and actual-to-budget variances across multiple development phases and between systems for greater transparency and control.

Canadian firm drags world’s real estate players into the future

Altus Group Ltd., a Toronto-based company that started life in 2005 as an income trust providing consulting services for the commercial real estate industry in Canada, has been busy repositioning itself.

Its new goal is to be a technology company with a far reach. It wants to make Altus Analytics the international standard for helping subscribers manage commercial real portfolios that span the globe.

Altus Group Announces Management Update

TORONTO (May 24, 2016) – Altus Group Limited (ʺAltus Groupʺ or “the Company”) (TSX: AIF) a leading provider of independent advisory services, software, and data solutions to the global commercial real estate industry, announced today that, effective immediately, Mr. Robert Courteau, Chief Executive Officer of Altus Group will assume the leadership role of Altus Analytics Solutions.  Mr. Robert Ruggles, President of Altus Analytics Solutions, is no longer with Altus Group.  The Company wishes Mr. Ruggles well in his future endeavors.

Keys to Extending the Market Ecosystem through ARGUS Enterprise: Best Practices, New Opportunities and Communication

What happens when Commercial Real Estate (CRE) firms invest in technology to help them make better data-driven decisions?  Attendees at the ARGUS Connect 2016 conference had a unique opportunity to find out during a panel discussion with top industry leaders.

Rick Schwartz, Senior Vice President of Global Customer Success, Altus Analytics, moderated the Extending The Market Ecosystem Through ARGUS Enterprise panel discussion among senior executives from the leading global real estate advisory services, valuations, capital markets, and investment management firms.  Panel participants included:

  • Berick Treidler, National Director, Strategic Advisory Services, CBRE Group;
  • Romel Canete, Executive Managing Director, Financial Services, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (NGKF);
  • Ryan Licudine, Product Director, Capital Markets, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL); and
  • Jim Moran, Executive Managing Director, COO, Cushman & Wakefield.

Their discussion provided insights and key learnings into how some of the world’s largest global real estate players have been transitioning their businesses over to ARGUS Enterprise (AE), the world’s most comprehensive valuation, forecasting, asset and portfolio management platform.

ARGUS Valuation Capitalisation End of Support Announcement

Customers around the world are continuing to adopt and recognise the benefits of ARGUS Enterprise (“AE”) as their solution to transact, value and manage their commercial real estate assets. As a result, we have carefully reviewed our longstanding support policies for ARGUS Valuation Capitalisation (“ARGUS ValCap”).

With our focus on building on the strength and adoption of AE, we have decided to end sales and support of ARGUS ValCap.  We are reaching out to all our customers to ensure you have the support you need during this process, along with the critical dates to make any necessary adjustments and maintain the continuity and success of your business.

Global Real Estate Leader JLL Expands Use of ARGUS Enterprise Throughout the UK and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA)

Real estate services firm transitions to ARGUS Enterprise across its EMEA valuation advisory, capital markets and investment management businesses

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – March 11, 2016) – Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group”) (TSX:AIF), a leading provider of commercial real estate (“CRE”) services, software and data solutions, announces that JLL, a global leader in commercial real estate professional services and investment management, has chosen to further expand the use of ARGUS Enterprise to now support clients’ portfolio decision-making needs in its capital markets, valuation, transaction and investment management businesses throughout the UK and EMEA region.

Altus Group Announces Altus Analytics Solutions Business Unit to Further Its Leadership Position in the Commercial Real Estate Market

New Business Unit Combines Industry-Leading Software, Data Solutions, and Related Services Into a Powerful Platform for Greater Visibility

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 1, 2016) – Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group” or “the Company”) (TSX:AIF), a leading provider of commercial real estate (“CRE”) services, software and data solutions, is pleased to announce, consistent with its stated strategy, the formation of a new business unit called Altus Analytics Solutions, through the combination of Altus Group’s market leading ARGUS Software and Research, Valuation and Advisory’s (“RVA”) US, Europe and Voyanta operations. This high growth business unit will be led by Robert Ruggles, previously President of RVA US & Europe.

ARGUS Software Launches New Online Offering With ARGUS On Demand

Subscription-based online service provides ‘anywhere, anytime’ access to ARGUS commercial real estate solutions

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb. 11, 2016) – ARGUS Software Inc. (“ARGUS”), a subsidiary of Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group”) (TSX:AIF) and the leading global provider of software solutions for the commercial real estate (“CRE”) industry, announces the availability of ARGUS On Demand (“AOD”), an affordable, hosted and subscription-based online service that provides access to ARGUS’ industry leading solutions, including ARGUS Enterprise (“AE”) and ARGUS Developer, from anywhere with little-to-no infrastructure.

ARGUS University Challenge 2016 Teams

Welcome to the ARGUS University Challenge 2016 participants.  We are proud to announce that this year’s challenge has the highest level of participation since its inception six years ago.  Representing some of the top academic institutions in the world, ARGUS Software is excited to be a part of supporting future commercial real estate professionals.