JLL joined the Real Estate Innovation Lab as a founding partner in August of 2016. The partnership is built on a shared commitment to research on innovation and diffusing knowledge for a more impactful built environment. Through this partnership JLL will be engaging in a knowledge exchange with lab researchers on fundamental research that is linking the transformation of the built environment to economic and stakeholder outcomes.


Real Capital Analytics (RCA) joined as a Founding Partner in December of 2016. As a global data provider, RCA is important partner in the lab’s journey for understanding the financial performance of the built environment. RCA is a data and analytics firm that collects transactional information for current property sales and financings, analyzes and interprets data, provides valuable insight on commercial real estate investment. They publish Global Capital Trends® and US Capital Trends® reports and trends involving distressed commercial property. RCA also publishes quartlery Commerical Property Price Indicators.


Equity Office joined as a Founding Partner in October of 2017. As an investor and owner in Class A Office space, Equity Office is a forward-thinking company with an eye to the future and a strong commitment to sustainability. Known for being innovative, their new executive team is setting the tone in understanding placemaking and innovation in the built environment. Equity Office has a portfolio of over 50mln square feet, 350 buildings, at least 4800 tenants and has executed over $50bln in transactions.



Compstak is an open exchange for brokerage information on comparable lease transactions for multiple product types - office, retail and industrial - as well as for numerous markets across the US - 36 cities in total. Compstaks data captures timely data on the effective rents by tenants throughout buildings.


CrediFi is a big data platform that provides detailed loan and asset information to the Commercial Real Estate Finance industry. Loan, asset, tenant, and owner details are coupled with risk scoring tools, detailed loan and asset data, as well as high level market assessments.


The Green Building Information Gateway (GBIG) connects people, products, and services around the world. The platform is a global comprehensive database of buildings by their certifications, awards and locations. Leaders in the building community by their values and organizations. As well as a comprehensive blog linking case studies, reports, articles and contributors to the latest insights on green buildings.


GeoTel’s databases encompass millions of miles of fiber optics routes, more than 300,000 cell towers and rooftop sites, and over 1,200,000 fiber lit buildings, data centers and central offices across more than 7,000 U.S. cities. The geospatial telecommunications data documents the population of network activity in the United States.


NCREIF is a not-for-profit trade association that reports on commercial real estate data, performance measurement, investment analysis, information standards, education, and peer group interaction by: collecting, processing and reporting data; producing performance measurement indices; academic and member use of NCREIF data for objective research; publishing informed industry related articles and reports; and contributing to the development of NCREIF PREA reporting standards.


(RE)meter has exclusive data from the IRS, Census Bureau and Department of Labor through a third party data provider. Using this data they create a series of micro-location NAICS industry financial benchmarks. They have created a propreitary tentant, industry and lease scores or TIL Scores that assess both the Risk and Value Creation of a potential lease transaction. The benchmarks illustrate how much risk and where the risk lies whether it’s in the tenant, industry or lease.


Reonomy uses optical readers and machine learning algorithims to digitize the documentation backing up approximately 350,000 parcels in the New York City and the five boroughs. The database is known for piercing the shell of limited liability company ownership to assist in deal making for active market clients, but it also collectes data on capital expenditures, air rights, tenancy and liens.


Wired RE is a brokerage information provider in leasing, planning and transacting for cloud, colocation, and data center providers. They are host to the largest public database of colocation and data center locations globally, and their team tracked the detailed buying behavior of IT decision makers for the last 30 years. WiredRE also hosts the world’s largest colocation and data center social network, which helps them stay abreast of the latest trends.


Wired Score provides a certification based on the number of internet service providers, the quality and speed of connections, and the access to provider cabling in the building. The choice and quality of service providers is highly correlated with the overall quality of the building’s connectivity, because the more high-quality internet options a building has, the more likely tenants can access the internet services that meet their specific needs.