At Your Service – Accelerating Demand Gives Rise to Real Estate as Service

September 2021

Demand patterns that existed pre-COVID, including evolving housing preferences, growing ecommerce activity and the acceptance of remote work environments, have been accelerated by the pandemic. Properties are no longer just buildings to be leased at favorable prices; landlords must now deliver ancillary features, services and amenities that the modern tenant requires. In this paper, we discuss these changing demand patterns, the rise of Real Estate as a Service (REaaS), and how investors in value-added properties can best leverage this unique opportunity across sectors.