Most Recent Episode Episode 9: Amazon Construction Company?
Earlier this week, Amazon's Alexa fund invested i…
Earlier this week, Amazon's Alexa fund invested in Plant Prefab, a construction company. Why did it do it? What does it mean for consumers and construction company? And what does it signal for the industry as a whole?
Amazon's investment follows other construction-related moves by Softbank, Google, and a growing interest in the smart home spaces by Apple and other hardware companies.
David and Dror discuss latest developments and their implications.
Dislocation is a podcast dedicated to innovation in real estate — exploring technology's impact on the way in which assets are planned, designed, financed, built, marketed, and operated.
Dror Poleg is the founder of NYC's Rethinking.RE, where he advises institutional real estate investors on innovation and investment in emerging technologies. His insights have been featured in reports and events by KPMG, PWC, Urban Land Institute, JLL, PERE, NYU, Savills, Estates Gazette, and EPRA. Read more here: www.rethinking.re/dror-poleg/
David Friedlander is the founder of Hothouse.co, a marketing communications, public relations, and trend consultancy with a narrow focus on the future of real estate. Hothouse work has been featured in the New York Times, Wired, Dwell, CNN, and many other outlets. Read more here: hothouse.co/about/
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