Tag Archives: s+cre

My building tweets and has Friends on Facebook

I just received a tweet from my building. It told me, and my followers, that I saved 13% on my energy bill today because it automatically lowered my air-conditioning and lighting levels since it’s such a great day out there. … Continue reading

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Preparing for the future: George Brown College launches building automation program

Over the past four years, Cisco Canada and its partners have been an instigator of transformation in the construction and real estate industry. Changing and disrupting any industry has a profound impact on every aspect of it: from how customers … Continue reading

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Transforming the nation with innovation, one building at a time

Cisco continues to make great progress in Smart + Connected Real Estate and its overarching Smart + Connected Communities initiatives. The announcement of the Richards Zeta acquisition a few years back was perceived as our bold move into the building … Continue reading

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New Cisco Innovation Centre demonstrates commitment to our partners

It’s an exciting time here at Cisco Canada, especially for the folks involved with Smart+Connected Communities (S+CC). We recently announced the second phase of the Boyle Renaissance development with The Holmes Group in Edmonton, are underway on Canada’s first Smart+Connected … Continue reading

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Clicks and Mortar: Innovating Infrastructure starts at Cisco Plus Canada

Billions (in Canada) and Trillions (around the world) of dollars are being spent each year on the development and renewal of our infrastructure. Roads, bridges, homes, and [commercial, industrial, and institutional] buildings make the physical fabric of our communities. A … Continue reading

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Start Innovating : The Platform Is In Place.

We have all heard of “cloud services” and the tremendous business shifts this will cause in the marketplace. I am not quite sure if its impact is yet understood in the real estate and construction industry. Naturally, the infrastructure for … Continue reading

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Changing Life’s Experiences

We are walking into the Rêve, one of Tridel’s latest developments on King West in Toronto. This 14-storey residential building is one of the most advanced, enabled, and green communities in town. As we walk in, we are greeted by … Continue reading

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Convergence At Its Best

Today , the first employees of PWC will take possession of the first two floors of their new showcase property in downtown Toronto: PWC Tower @ 18 York. When they will walk into their offices, they will not find a … Continue reading

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Agents of Change

Canadian Construction Leaders meet with John Chambers on Productivity, Innovation, Opportunity, and Transformation. There is no doubt we all agree on the uncertainties in life: economic struggles, political instability, environmental challenges, rapid technology advancement, quality of healthcare and education, urbanization, … Continue reading

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