Podcast: Preparing for future technology in industrial real estate

Partner, NAI Commercial
  • Jun. 24, 2022

Podcast: The Industrial Real Estate Show with Chad Griffiths

Dan Hughes, founder of Alpha Property Insight in the U.K., joins host Chad Griffiths to discuss the rapidly emerging technology sector and how it might affect industrial real estate, and investment.

0:00 – Introduction;

3:05 – Do CRE investors need to know about the Metaverse?

9:40 – Large commercial brokerage hired to lease virtual real estate;

10:50 – Metaverse applications for commercial real estate;

17:26 – Metaverse vs. virtual reality vs. augmented reality;

28:00 – Using virtual reality in real estate applications;

40:17 – Digital real estate, how it can drive industrial real estate demand;

48:28 – How to stay on top of the trends;

53:30 – Alpha Property Insights.

Hughes’ firm Alpha Property Insight is dedicated to helping real estate companies with the digital transformation.

His expertise includes the application of data and technology across the real estate market and implications for business strategy.

Hughes has extensive knowledge of current and future data and technology trends across the whole built environment life cycle including construction, planning, valuations, occupier needs and investment.

His experience includes innovation, proptech, future trends and business model strategy.



Chad Griffiths is a partner with NAI Commercial Real Estate and focuses on the industrial real estate market. With over 16 years of experience, Chad has both SIOR and CCIM…

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Chad Griffiths is a partner with NAI Commercial Real Estate and focuses on the industrial real estate market. With over 16 years of experience, Chad has both SIOR and CCIM…

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