Top real estate executives recently met to discuss the integration of smart-building technology into their portfolios. Here are some insightful quotes that were provided by the panelists:

“As landlords embark on the building-by-building process on adding sensors, databases and cloud computing to their commercial real estate portfolios, they are beginning to find that smart technology doesn’t mean hands-off technology.”

“But when landlords persevere and set up the systems — which can include centralized, automated control of building lighting, climate-control and utilities systems — the efficiency gains and cash savings can be immense.”

“I think smart-home technology will drive what we see in the commercial industry,” Swanson said.

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