Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm, announced the firm is expanding its agreement with FairFleet, a full-service provider for drone-powered solutions, to offer drone services to its clients in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Asia Pacific and Canada. The service has also been launched in Japan.
Through FairFleet’s worldwide network of certified local drone pilots, as well as its processing and analysis capabilities, Cushman & Wakefield professionals have quick access to drone footage and the ability to analyse the technical condition of individual properties through inspection services. The solution enables property and facility teams to provide building owners an alternative approach to rooftop inspections to support ongoing and preventative maintenance.
Additionally, FairFleet creates visually compelling and dynamic marketing assets using drone footage. Properties can be optimally staged through innovative aerial photography and panoramic video shots that visualize the properties and its surroundings.
Drone aerial photography has already been recognized as an important tool for property inspection and facility management, and Fairfleet's 3D technology using drone aerial photography will further expand the possibilities of drone applications. Through our global partnership with Fairfleet, Cushman & Wakefield will further strengthen its services to support our clients in building a digital twin of real estate.
“Our strategy is to ensure our clients have access to technology solutions that drive value for their specific needs and objectives. This agreement with FairFleet offers our clients globally increased efficiency in property inspections and the ability to optimize their marketing efforts.” said Oliver Skagerlind, Cushman & Wakefield’s Global Head of Client & Business Solutions.
“We are excited to further enhance the Client experience and offer expanded drone services as part of our service offering in Japan. Partnering with FairFleet will immediately add value for our Clients and further enable Cushman & Wakefield to present and market opportunities the most efficient and effective means.” said Todd Olson, Cushman & Wakefield’s Managing Director, Japan).
“Cushman & Wakefield has chosen a partner that has global drone service capabilities. At FairFleet we are constantly developing our global drone pilot network, our online platform and all processes to increase our client’s operation efficiency.” said Alexander Engelfried, FairFleet’s Co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer. “Within a few seconds anyone at Cushman & Wakefield will be able to book drone inspections and AI generated results will be accordingly stipulated and accessible shortly after drone deployment.”
About Cushman & Wakefield
Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK) is a leading global real estate services firm that delivers exceptional value for real estate occupiers and owners. Cushman & Wakefield is among the largest real estate services firms with approximately 50,000 employees in over 400 offices and 60 countries. In 2020, the firm had revenue of $7.8 billion across core services of property, facilities and project management, leasing, capital markets, valuation and other services. To learn more, visit www.cushmanwakefield.com or follow @CushWake on Twitter.
FairFleet is a leading global full service provide for drone solutions. With more than 3,000 professional drone operators, FairFleet is capable of providing drone services in a full-service model in more than 85 countries. To learn more visit: www.fairfleet.com or follow @fairfleet on LinkedIn.