Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2018
CUSHMAN & WAKEFIELD BECOMES FOUNDING ANCHOR PARTNER OF PLUG AND PLAY’S REAL ESTATE AND CONSTRUCTION VERTICAL
Cushman & Wakefield is committed to driving innovation in real estate through a network of technology partnerships. In 2018, Cushman & Wakefield announced its partnership with Plug and Play, a global innovation and startup accelerator platform. As a founding anchor partner for the Plug and Play Real Estate & Construction program, we work with Plug and Play startups to help advance innovation and create new value through technology for real estate owners and occupiers at every stage of the real estate and commercial property process. By placing bets with early-stage PropTech companies, later-stage technology investments and thought leaders in both CRE and technology, Cushman & Wakefield is well-positioned to capitalize on PropTech developments and to anticipate trends as they start. Established in 2006, Plug and Play is a global innovation platform, headquartered in Silicon Valley. It brings together the best startups and the biggest corporations around the world through industry-specific accelerator
PropTech , short for Property Technology, refers to the myriad of startups and technologies cropping up in the real estate industry. In essence, PropTech is innovation developed for the real estate industry and it is an essential element to help solve challenges and drive change.
“We view technology as an opportunity to leverage our global platform to drive client value. A diversity of partnerships has allowed Cushman &Wakefield to access tremendous opportunities to find creative, technologically-driven solutions that apply to our clients and their needs.” Adam Stanley CIO and Chief Digital Officer
programs. For more information, visit www.plugandplaytechcenter.com.
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