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FIBREE and Alastria sign an agreement to promote the use of blockchain in real estate

January 2020, Barcelona/ Spain

FIBREE (Foundation for International Blockchain and Real Estate Expertise) and ALASTRIA have signed a framework agreement to establish coordination mechanisms that help to add all the necessary efforts for a better knowledge and diffusion of blockchain technology / DLT in the Spanish real estate sector.

New FIBREE boardmember representing North America’s activities of global blockchain real estate foundation

December 2019, Netherlands

As of 1 January 2020, Alexandra “Sasha” Levin, Esq. will officially have a seat on the FIBREE Executive Board, replacing Prof. Dr. Michael Trübestein, who will in the future focus on the newly founded FIBREE Academic Board.

Blockchain Thema in der neuen “Der Facility Manager”

1 September 2019

CAFM-NEWS – Die Blockchain in der Immobilienwirtschaft ist ein Thema in der jüngsten Ausgabe des Fachmagazins Der Facility Manager. Weitere Themen sind der CO2-Footprint des Facility Managements und der Leitfaden zum FM-Funktions- und Leistungsmodell von RealFM. Workplace-Experience ist in dem Magazin ebenfalls vertreten.

Blockchain 360 Podcast – Blockchain discussions and interviews

13 August, 2019

An interview with John Dean Markunas who is the principal consultant with Power of Chain Consultancy LLC, but he is also a member of the FIBREE (Foundation for International Blockchain Real Estate Expertise) and the founder of FIBREE’s New York City Chapter.
In this episode, we discuss how blockchain is impacting real estate. We also discuss the FIBREE’s 1st Annual Publication of the Blockchain and Real Estate study.

Blockchain isn’t the solution (by itself)

August, 2019

Real-estate is famously a traditional, illiquid and non-transparent investment class. It is also one of the largest in the world. As time goes by and education broadens, blockchain is increasingly regarded as a viable long-term solution to propel the real estate industry into the digital age. The recently published industry report by the Foundation for International Blockchain and Real Estate Expertise (FIBREE) provides a global perspective on the latest developments in the field of blockchain in real estate.

Peer 2 Peer Real Estate Show 90: John Dean Markunas The Future of Blockchain.

26 July, 2019

An interview with John Dean Markunas who is a real estate industry blockchain advisor and business development consultant. He is the Principal Consultant with Power of Chain Consultancy, a blockchain advisory firm. His current work focuses on four distinct sectors; property title insurance, the timeshare industry, commercial real estate fractionalization investment and crowdfunding with a special focus on land registry systems, title recordation and land governance.

FIBREE: Tokens May Become Dominant in Real Estate Investments

13 July 2019

Real estate is the second to fintech most popular area to apply tokenization. Not only stand alone projects pop up virtually everywhere, the new industry is in formation. FIBREE, the Foundation for International Blockchain and Real Estate Expertise, is the leading European network to exchange knowledge between the real estate industry, the IT sector and blockchain technology. Our Editor-in-Chief talks with Achim Jedelsky, the FIBREE President. In 2016, Mr Jedelsky initiated the Daimler AG Blockchain Group and started the Meetup group ‘Blockchain for Real Estate’ in Berlin. He is also the founding member of the German Blockchain Association.

First global industry report „Blockchain Real Estate“ published by FIBREE

June 26, 2019

The FIBREE Industry Report highlights that blockchain is not just a local phenomenon. The action is happening in every continent and there are multiple hotspots equally spread throughout the world. USA is the country and London the city with most blockchain initiatives for real estate. Despite its true potential is still relatively unknown in many local markets, the number of ‚blockchain for real estate‘-initiatives has increased rapidly since 2016. FIBREE gathered and analyzed information about more than 500 existing products and asked its 55 regional chairs about the local state of the market.

Hometalk Podcast: interview with Brock Freeman (Regional Chair/ Seattle) about Blockchain Technology

June, 2019

How Block Chain Technology May Effect The Future Of Real Estate with Brock Freeman. Brock has recently been named the Seattle Regional Chair for FIBREE.

Blockchain promises to transform how transactions are managed

Berlin, June, 2019

CBRE’s Thomas Herr and Achim Jedelsky, President of FIBREE demystify blockchain and explore how it is incrementally improving various real estate functions, but requires further commitment from organisations to fully understand and utilise its capabilities.

Where the technology will hit the real estate industry

Amsterdam, June, 2019

Jan-Willem Santing from Deloitte giving an outlook about where the technology will hit the real estate industry. More within the Blockchain Innovation Conference on June 7th in Amsterdam.

First blockchain real estate world summit in Vienna by FIBREE with a clear message: blockchain technology is put to action!

Vienna, May 29, 2019

The Foundation for International Blockchain Real Estate Expertise (FIBREE) gathered in Vienna last week gaining momentum within the industry. The time seems to be just right – the topic of blockchain and real estate attracted 200 visitors. Since founding the non-profit organisation in July 2018 in the Netherlands, it grew from eight founders to a world spanning network represented by more than forty regional chairs on every continent and more than 5000 participants globally – and still growing. It is a network of professionals for professionals with a clear vision: building a knowledge base and intersection between blockchain technology and the real estate industry.

Ex-ZIA-Geschäftsführer Goldbeck trommelt für die Blockchain

Deutschland, 25. April 2019

Axel von Goldbeck, von 2008 bis 2014 Geschäftsführer des Zentralen Immobilien Ausschusses (ZIA), hat bei der Foundation for International Blockchain and Real Estate Expertise (Fibree) die Rolle eines Co-Koordinators für Deutschland und die gesamte Dach-Region übernommen.

CBRE unterstützt das Blockchain-Netzwerk FIBREE

Berlin, 9. April 2019

Das globale Immobiliendienstleistungsunternehmen CBRE ist seit Januar 2019 Partner von FIBREE. FIBREE, die “Foundation for International Blockchain and Real Estate Expertise”, ist das führende internationale Netzwerk für den Austausch zwischen der Immobilienwirtschaft, dem IT-Sektor und der Blockchain Technologie.

An episode of Real Talk Blockchain by Julian Hillebrand

Berlin, 7. February 2019

A podcast about looking behind the hype of Blockchain and finding the projects & experts that help to build a Web 3.0 with decentralised technologies.

Blockchain in real estate matures: From use cases to practical applications

Deloitte, Real Estate Predictions 2019

This year’s real estate prediction about blockchain – our fourth – marks a healthy shift in perception of the technology’s impact. In our 2016 prediction, we highlighted the great potential of blockchain for the real estate market. In 2017, we predicted a year in which first generation applications would be built – borne out by the number of proofs of concept that were conducted. In last year’s prediction, we called for realistic expectations around blockchain technology, noting that several steps needed to be taken in order to implement a solution, go to production, and integrate it into the daily operations of real estate companies.

Blockchain and it’s potential for the real estate industry

CIO Applications, Europe

Blockchain – the technology behind the crypto currency Bitcoin is, along with artificial intelligence, 3D printing and virtual reality certainly one of the most cited developments when it comes to digitization – or in short to future trends and technologies.

Fibree sluit partnerships ter bevordering van blockchain-adoptie in vastgoed

Amsterdam, 12. February 2019

Fibree, de Foundation for International Blockchain en Real Estate, heeft nieuwe partnerships gesloten met Provada, Odyssey Hackathon, Holland ConTech & Proptech en Global Prop Tech.

FIBREE has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) since 2022

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