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Harnessing technology for the new normal

By: - Reporter / @amyremoINQ
/ 04:04 AM August 01, 2020

Control your home with an integrated room automation system which guarantees utmost convenience.

In the era of new normal, investment prospects for “proptech” are seen as strong and encouraging.

Over the past several years, it has actually been gaining traction globally given the massive opportunities it can offer. But proptech has become even more relevant than ever as the ongoing pandemic has accelerated the need to invest in technological innovations that would meet new health and safety protocols as well as changing market preferences in real estate.


Proptech, coined from the terms property and technology, is defined by some quarters as information technology being harnessed to come up with better innovations and more sophisticated capabilities that could disrupt and transform real estate. Forbes earlier defined it as “businesses using technology to disrupt and improve the way we buy, rent, sell, design, construct, and manage residential and commercial property.”

Today, many are harping on proptech and its potentially lucrative opportunities, which can offer higher value gains, maximized revenues, more efficient operations and increased savings. In fact, Deloitte’s “Real Estate Predictions 2020”, which covers a global view on the future on real estate, included proptech in its Top 10 list, pointing out that “proptech presents that rare chance to disrupt such an industry and its attracting a lot of attention from entrepreneurs, investors, and industry incumbents all at once.”


In the Philippines, one property developer is leading the way in proptech, offering numerous innovations in its latest landmark project in Davao City.

Rising along C.M. Recto St., 202 Peaklane Serviced Apartments by Anchor Land Holdings Inc. offers fully furnished serviced apartments with integrated smart systems and technological innovations that make this project well suited to thrive in a post pandemic era.

Conveniently access your unit through the digital lockset, with enhanced security offering multiple unlocking mechanism, time-managed passwords, anti-snooping mechanism, and mobile app management.

Many of the integrated smart features of 202 Peaklane Serviced Apartments even fall under the proptech trends to watch for in 2020, as released by Cushman & Wakefield in February this year. Some of these trends include smart building strategy, sensory technology, hyperpersonalization, and extended reality, among others.

For instance, 202 Peaklane Serviced Apartments will utilize a professional hotel operational management system to ensure a smooth and seamless guest experience. Through one mobile app, guests can easily select a room, book a stay and choose a mode of payment. Self check-in kiosks will be provided while check out can also be done via the mobile app to minimize face-to-face contact. The building or the structure itself meanwhile also has integrated smart features that include a digital lockset with multiple unlocking and anti-snooping mechanism as well time managed passwords; an air purification system to regularly purify and sterilize air within the development; and contactless technology via its integrated room automation system, which includes control over smart TV, airconditioning system, lighting and curtains inside the unit.

Without a doubt, 202 Peaklane’s fully furnished serviced apartments and smart features offer unmistakeable benefits that will dovetail with the needs of future homeowners in a post-pandemic era. Beyond the clear advantages it offers homebuyers, 202 Peaklane Serviced Apartments also provide investors a profitable venture through its hassle-free leasing program.

As such, whichever use you would have for your unit, 202 Peaklane Serviced Apartments will surely give you a secure, protected passive income investment with its fully furnished units and smart features in one of the emerging real estate investment hotspots in the country today.

To learn more about proptech and 202 Peaklane Serviced Apartments, catch today’s webinar titled, “PropTech: Protecting your Property Investment through Technology”, hosted jointly by Anchor Land Holdings and the Property Section of the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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