RICS SBE partners with Propstack to train students on real estate data and technology
RICS School of Built Environment (RICS SBE), an industry led academic institution, which delivers specialised undergraduate and post graduate courses to students aspiring to work within real estate, construction and infrastructure sector, has partnered with Propstack, among India's leading real estate data, analytics and workflow solutions platform to introduce real estate data and technology as part of the curriculum of RICS SBE, Amity University.
This partnership will not only enable RICS SBE to impart enhanced knowledge to their students about data transparency, predictive analytics and technology usage but will also prepare students to the changing world of built environment. Propstack intends to work with RICS SBE to introduce any other products or services that will ensure that students are well prepared and better exposed to real-life situations.
As per a recent research report, India had 77 out of 179 – the largest number of proptech start-ups in Asia Pacific. Propstack is the proptech leader in India for real estate data, analytics and workflow solutions. Besides, private equity companies, pension funds, corporates, valuers and financial institutions, Propstack works closely with international brokerage companies and co-working firms to provide predictive analytics. While Proptech adoption has been cautious in India, it is expected to increase multi-fold in the near future. Artificial intelligence, blockchain, smart cities and 3D printing are other areas shaping proptech environment in India.
“We are experiencing high level of interest from various educational institutions within India and internationally about availability and usage of data in India. We are delighted to be part of a process, which potentially could enhance the level of data transparency in India. We believe that this will help the next generation leaders understand the industry deeper and lead to greater investments into the country,” said Raja Seetharaman, Co-Founder of Propstack.
“RICS SBE is committed to the promotion of international standards and best practices in the Indian real estate sector,” said Prof Sunil Agarwal, Associate Dean - School of Real Estate, RICS SBE, Amity University. “As part of this agenda, School of Real Estate (part of RICS SBE, Amity University) has partnered with the industry, to expose its students and young real estate professionals to contemporary market practices. This gives an edge to our students in their professional careers. I am confident that this partnership will be yet another milestone in giving the students information and data to build critical thinking and make them future leaders in the industry.”