Real Estate Confronts Technology (1999)


We highlight nine trends that are driving change in real estate and discuss how the internet may be the greatest business opportunity of the 21st century. Gone are most boundaries, creating a new “virtual nation” where the stores have no doors. The Internet is the ultimate convenience store, offering choice, cost-effectiveness and customization. Data, voice, video and artificial intelligence will start to integrate, and the virtual world will blend with reality. Driving wireless internet access will be the next phenomenon.

This the first white paper, and the second title in the “Real Estate Confronts” series. It was authored by Stefan Swanepoel.