BIM & Proptech – Understanding the Synergy & Opportunity

Session synopsis

Building information modelling, including digital twins, has numerous benefits and creates vast opportunities for innovation and increased efficiency in all stages of the built environment value chain, from design to management. Proptech is largely focused parts of the value chain including investment, design, management and use . Proptech is broad, including various forms of proptech technology and wider innovation, but it has more of a mind set focused on innovation of how the business of property is done. The overlaps between BIM and proptech are clear, with the digital foundation created by BIM providing a solid foundation for proptech services and products, particularly around data creation and use, around principles of big data.

Why should people attend?

Architects, construction professionals, BIM professionals and quantity surveyors. Property developers, asset, facilities and property managers, proptech role-players and property analysts.




  • Sean Godoy
    Sean Godoy
    Director and Founder - Divercity Property Solutions

    Sean is a property professional who has spent a decade working in various sectors of the property industry in South Africa and the UK. Most of his professional experience has been as a property market analyst and commentator. In 2017 he founded Divercity Property Solutions
    which offers a range of advisory and training solutions to the property industry. He is a proptech commentator and enthusiast, and is cofounder of the SA Proptech and Proptech Africa associations. He is active through his business and his voluntary roles with various organisations, and believes
    strongly in the power of collaboration. Sean is passionate about South Africa and the wider continent, entrepreneurship, education and proptech.

    • Founder & Director, Divercity Property Solutions
    • Cofounder, SA Proptech Association
    • Cofounder, Proptech Africa Association
    • EXCO Member, The South African Chamber of Commerce UK
    • Research & Development Director, Southern Africa Real Estate Society


Oct 19 2020

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