KPMG to sign strategic partnership with Global PropTech

Amsterdam, 6 June 2019 – KPMG to sign strategic partnership with Global PropTech. KPMG has become a strategic partner of Global PropTech, the international innovation platform for the real estate and construction industry

Global PropTech’s mission is to connect innovative real estate and construction companies to best in class PropTech companies on a global scale. The aim is to accelerate cooperation between companies in the field of innovation and technology and to boost innovation in the construction and real estate industry. Global PropTech aims to achieve this by launching three formats. Firstly, through Global PropTech Online, a monthly online conference for members and partners in which innovative insights, products and services are shared. The second format is Global PropTech Leaders, a platform-based exclusive network at management level for innovative leaders in the real estate and construction industry. And thirdly, the Global PropTech Channel, a video streaming service to educate interested parties on innovation and PropTech and inspire them.

Optimizing processes

“KPMG is committed to Global PropTech because our real estate & construction advisory practice recognizes the enormous opportunities of PropTech. We guide clients in digitizing and innovating business operations,” said Sander Grünewald, real estate expert at KPMG and Global Head of Real Estate Consulting. Grünewald: “Through the use of technology and an optimized usage of data, companies can improve business processes and customer experiences. As a founding partner of Global PropTech, KPMG uses its international network and this partnership to better support its real estate and construction clients in current challenge of digitization. In addition, we offer PropTech parties broad access to the real estate and construction industry. Creating a feasible digital road map, stimulating a corporate culture that embraces innovation and cooperating with partners in a PropTech ecosystem are crucial for a well-prepared future for any real estate or construction firm. Therefore, we are convinced that our collaboration with Global PropTech will be valuable.” 

Global partnership

KPMG enters into partnership through its global organization. Andy Pyle, responsible for the UK real estate practice: “Through this partnership, KPMG is able to identify new concepts for its clients throughout the world and track down the best PropTech companies. After all, innovation relevant to the real estate and construction industry can happen anywhere in the world. In a digital world, collaboration and partner ecosystems are crucial for innovating the industry. ”

Other partners and members

Earlier, Prologis (platinum partner), Disruptive Technologies, WeWork, Spaceti, and VTS (PropTech members) had already joined the Global PropTech platform. Wouter Truffino, Founder and CEO of Global PropTech: “It is great to have one of the big four consultancy firms as our founding partner. Together with KPMG, Global PropTech will help the real estate and construction sector to keep renewing in terms of technology, open innovation and digitalization!”
The next Global PropTech Online event takes place on the 18th of June, and the next Global PropTech Leaders event takes place on the 2nd of July during the MIPIM PropTech in Paris.”

From left to right: Frank Mulders (Partner KPMG Corporate Finance), Andy Pyle (Head of Real Estate UK), Wouter Truffino (CEO Global PropTech), and Sander Grünewald (Global Lead of Real Estate Consulting). Picture: PROVADA 2019, Laura Hermans. 

From left to right: Frank Mulders (Partner KPMG Corporate Finance), Andy Pyle (Head of Real Estate UK), Wouter Truffino (CEO Global PropTech), and Sander Grünewald (Global Lead of Real Estate Consulting). Picture: PROVADA 2019, Laura Hermans. 

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