Lead Researcher
MIT Real Estate Innovation Lab

James Scott is the Lead Researcher for the MIT Real Estate Innovation Lab (REIL) based in Cambridge, MA. The REIL is a research lab that merges MIT’s Center of Real Estate with the universities technological capabilities, to create an innovative real estate technology research platform. Among other positions, James is also ‘Innovator-In-Residence’ for IREM (Institute of Real Estate Management) where he identifies technology innovations that help IREM members operate their buildings more efficiently, improve their properties’ competitive positioning, and better serve tenants and clients.

James has written a number of industry papers and gives regular talks and presentations on Automation and Real Estate Technologies, often focusing on how these will affect the industry in the future. James brings both a background in commercial real estate and a passion for innovative technologies that utilize data to identify the products and processes that will provide the future spaces that people will want to live and work in.

Speaking at the Following:

Feb 9

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

The innovation mindset: are real estate companies on track for the great tech leap forward?

5:15 PM – 5:55 PM

With technology driving all real estate structural trends, fast forwarded by Covid-19, we look at whether companies are innovating fast enough and if the right steps are being taken to transform the industry.