Cushman & Wakefield - make buildings smart(er)

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Challenge

Most office buildings today underperform. Hence there’s a huge opportunity for CREs to do better.

Solution

Cushman & Wakefield and Spacewell are using their combined experience to make buildings smarter and support the most valuable asset in your building: the people.

Metrics

HQ sensors: 80.000 ft², 4 floors

Scenario

Ensure the balance between desk/room availability and space efficiency.

Make it easy for employees to find free workspaces.

Result

Optimization of the space stacking. 

Adjustment of the cleaning moments.

Proven approach phased scenarios

User experience

  • Enable reservations through multiple touchpoints and auto release unoccupied rooms
  • Find colleagues on the floor plan (on an opt-in basis)
  • Make it easy for users to request services and give feedback
  • Digital life coach at work (health, food, movement)

Balance maintenance & energy

  • Apply data science to detect pain points and tune settings to improve productivity and wellbeing
  • Balance building maintenance and energy costs
  • Reduce organic waste by monitoring space usage and kitchen trends to predict catering needs

Benchmarking

  • Benchmark energy, cleaning performance, maintenance and space efficiency
  • Identify improvement areas and set up projects
  • Become and remain LEED certified

Space efficiency

  • Capture occupancy data (anonymously) with wireless sensors under desks and in rooms
  • Get insight into space and occupancy performance through dashboards with floor

User comfort

  • EDA (exploratory data analysis)
  • Capture temperature + humidity + CO2 in open areas & meeting rooms
  • Get insight into comfort and health factors in the workplace

Cleaning optimization

  • Match your cleaning programs with actual space usage to improve cleaning effectiveness
  • Direct cleaning where needed (using a dashboard + triggered cleaning activities)
  • Provide cleaners with a work assistant app with floorplan-based instructions
We’ve selected Spacewell as a PropTech partner, because of the fact that they’re from
an IFM background which makes that they’ve got an integrated mindset, combined with a
datapoint agnostic cloud platform named Cobundu that uses an IWMS system to make
the insights actionable.
Asaël Akkerman

Partner | Strategic Consulting EMEA | Global Occupier Services, Cushman & Wakefield