ARGUS University Challenge 2016

ARGUS Software is pleased to announce the ARGUS University Challenge 2016.

Now in the 6th year of the challenge, ARGUS Software has given away over $70,000 in prize money to students aspiring to be the next generation of commercial real estate professionals. Through this challenge, students create real-world investment strategies through informed decisions using ARGUS solutions.  “ARGUS is very proud to support the educational community. Commercial real estate continues to evolve, and we are committed to helping universities prepare their students for a future career in real estate” said Lynn Clarke, VP of Global Education and Training Services at ARGUS Software.

Altus Group Enhances ARGUS Software Through Acquisition of Integrated Real Estate Resources

Acquisition of Reputable Real Estate Software Implementation Firm Delivers Unique Technical Skillsets, Software Tools and Technology, and Boosts Bench Strength

TORONTO (December 1, 2015) – Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group” or “the Company”) (TSX: AIF) announced today that it has acquired Integrated Real Estate Resources, Inc. (“INTRER”), a firm providing software implementation, business process improvement and customized solutions globally to the commercial real estate industry.  The acquisition of INTRER significantly enhances the Company’s application services capabilities of its ARGUS Software (“ARGUS”) subsidiary, providing for a one-stop solution for implementing ARGUS’ products. 

Global Real Estate Leader JLL Transitions to ARGUS Enterprise

Real estate services firm signs enterprise agreement to use AE within capital markets, advisory, and investment management businesses

TORONTO (November 4, 2015) – ARGUS Software Inc. (“ARGUS”), the leading global provider of commercial real estate software solutions (a subsidiary of Altus Group Ltd., TSX: AIF), is pleased to announce that JLL, a global leader in commercial real estate professional services and investment management, has chosen to expand the use of ARGUS Enterprise (“AE”) to support clients’ portfolio decision-making needs in its capital markets, advisory, transaction and investment management businesses.

CRE Innovation Report in The Vancouver Sun

“The industry is now facing a huge interest, upwards of $500 billion in just this year alone of new capital,” he said. “But in general, across the board, [IT] systems aren’t where they need to be in order to absorb that investment efficiently.”

Jeff Hayward, Global VP of Marketing, ARGUS Software

The industry has been taking steps to “future proof” assets, meaning that owners are spending cash on things like smart building technology, automation systems and improved energy efficiency.


Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/commercial-real-estate/commercial+real+estate+industry+slow+incorporate+high+tech+tools/11418751/story.html#ixzz3ntn8PKlA

Commercial Firms to Accelerate Technology Investment or Lose Competitive Position

According to Altus Group’s newly released Altus Group CRE Innovation Report, commercial real estate firms need to speed up investment in technology innovation to efficiently capture and manage increasing levels of capital allocation to the industry. – See more at: http://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/altus-group-altus-group-cre-innovation-report-commercial-real-estate-it-spending-2016-bob-courteau-institutional-real-estate-capital-investment-reit-technology-trends-real-estate-automation-9396.php#sthash.1qLskzIT.dpuf

Read more on coverage of the Altus Group CRE Innovation Report by World Property Journal

ARE REAL ESTATE FIRMS BEHIND THE CURVE ON BIG DATA?

PROPERTY AUSTRALIA

Three-quarters of commercial real estate firms are operating in data silos, making top-level insight and timely decision-making a significant challenge, finds a new report from ARGUS Software.

Future-Proofing the CRE Industry – Is Commercial Real Estate’s Innovation Curve Moving Fast Enough? identifies existing gaps and opportunities in the use and adoption of technology, and explores how greater investment in data management solutions can positively affect decision-making and returns.

Read more on coverage of the Altus Group CRE Innovation Report by Property Council of Australia