If you go back into the seventies, all cars were metal-based.
07 Apr 2022

If you go back into the seventies, all cars were metal-based.

Now they’re all carbon fiber,” said Denis Hickey, COO of Lendlease, the Australian-based development and construction behemoth that’s making a big push in New York. “Once you bring in a higher level of predictability and design engineering, can you bring in new materials for structure, new materials for facade and use recycled materials and things that we probably don’t intuitively think about now?”

 CEO Outlook: Scott Mosely, Managing Director Investment Management, Lendlease
31 Mar 2022

CEO Outlook: Scott Mosely, Managing Director Investment Management, Lendlease

With an emphasis on health and wellbeing, and brands or companies that are ethical and sustainable we see a huge shift in consumer habits. Join Managing Director Investment Management, Lendlease Scott Mosely in the discussion of how the property industry has been affected.

 Newcrest Mines data In The Cloud for A $100m Virtual Goldmine
21 Mar 2022

Newcrest Mines data In The Cloud for A $100m Virtual Goldmine

The digital boss of construction giant Lendlease, Bill Ruh, has previously claimed that digital twins will be the greatest innovation in the construction sector in 100 years, and Mr Wood said his conversations with Newcrest’s leadership team have included assessments of the long-term financial gains to be gleaned.

 How AI Is changing The Property Industry Forever
28 Feb 2022

How AI Is changing The Property Industry Forever

Ponder this: what if identifying suitable sizes for development or optimising the construction process and streamlining building operations and maintenance could all be automated? Colin Dominish explores a few ways that AI could be utilised. Lendlease Podium Envision is a great example of how technology can do this. Using AI in finding and assessing the best sites and designing the most optimal and feasible buildings for those sites is just the tip of the iceberg.

 The Importance Of Digitizing Construction Supply Chains
14 Feb 2022

The Importance Of Digitizing Construction Supply Chains

With technology evolving so quickly, now is the time to be thinking about how to make construction streamlined, safer, and more cost effective. Chief Product Office and Head of Design Professor Daryl Patterson and Global Head of Business, Lendlease Digital Michelle Zamora, talk about the importance of digitizing construction supply chains.

 Industrialising Construction Presents Challenges For Management
28 Jan 2022

Industrialising Construction Presents Challenges For Management

Leaders of the future. While traditional leadership can be structured and rigid, the next generation of leaders should embody characteristics such as strategic thinking, collaboration and engagement, education, and diversity.

 Digital Twin in Construction: LendLease Leads a Revolution
23 Nov 2021

Digital Twin in Construction: LendLease Leads a Revolution

When people think of digital twins, industries like aviation and manufacturing typically come to mind. But the technology is rapidly expanding into other industries.

 CIO50 2021: Harvey Worton and David Lipscomb, Lendlease
18 Nov 2021

CIO50 2021: Harvey Worton and David Lipscomb, Lendlease

The property sector has been one of the last to industries to harness digital transformation. Lendlease co-chief information officers in Australia, Harvey Worton and Dave Lipscomb and their teams have worked to change that and make property and construction more digitised and connected.

 COVER STORY: Building Sector Accelerates Sustainable Transformation
09 Nov 2021

COVER STORY: Building Sector Accelerates Sustainable Transformation

In the building and construction sector there is an accelerated movement towards renewable energies and the adoption of technologies, working to make the industry more sustainable. Digital Nation spoke to sustainability leaders including Monica Kiraly, GM Origination - Podium Services.

 Lendlease launches Podium, a platform to manage the lifecycle of assets
18 Oct 2021

Lendlease launches Podium, a platform to manage the lifecycle of assets

William Ruh, CEO of Lendlease Digital, announces the establishment of a Podium MX Studio in the area that hosted the Expo.

 Google Cloud Partnering with Lendlease on ‘Built World’
10 Oct 2021

Google Cloud Partnering with Lendlease on ‘Built World’

The partnership involves three key areas: advancing Lendlease’s next-generation IT strategy; integrating new artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and smart data features into Lendlease’s building life cycle platform, Podium; and collaborating on joint go-to-market initiatives to drive sustainability projects industry-wide.

 Highlights 2021: Lendlease Digital CEO Bill Ruh reveals dramatic benefits of transformation
06 Oct 2021

Highlights 2021: Lendlease Digital CEO Bill Ruh reveals dramatic benefits of transformation

Lendlease are leading the way by way of digitising the property world. According to Lendlease Digital CEO, Bill Ruh, it will help the company cut the time it takes to design timber based constructions from over a year to potentially just a few months.

 Lendlease Digital CEO Bill Ruh reveals dramatic benefits of transformation
06 Oct 2021

Lendlease Digital CEO Bill Ruh reveals dramatic benefits of transformation

Venture capitalists often talk about the rule of 10X – the idea that genuine digital transformation involves delivering outcomes that are ten times faster, or ten times cheaper or better, and that is something that Ruh has experienced first-hand following the launch of Podium, the company’s property platform.

 EDGE, CRYPTOCURRENCY DRIVE EXPONENTIAL ENERGY GROWTH IN DATA CENTRES
06 Oct 2021

EDGE, CRYPTOCURRENCY DRIVE EXPONENTIAL ENERGY GROWTH IN DATA CENTRES

According to Joe Craparotta, VP of IT Business at Schneider Electric, data centres consume between 4 and 6 per cent of Australia’s energy generation, and this trend is set to grow with the move towards edge computing

 DIGITAL DRIVING DOWN ELECTRICITY AND GAS COSTS SAYS LENDLEASE CO-CIO
06 Oct 2021

DIGITAL DRIVING DOWN ELECTRICITY AND GAS COSTS SAYS LENDLEASE CO-CIO

Digital Nation spoke to Harvey Worton about the company’s commitment to net-zero carbon by 2025 and the role technology — and he as the Co-CIO — will play in achieving that goal.

 INNOVATION ACCELERATED, BUT BE MINDFUL OF WHAT WE LOST: MACQUARIE CEO
06 Oct 2021

INNOVATION ACCELERATED, BUT BE MINDFUL OF WHAT WE LOST: MACQUARIE CEO

Far from arguing that the business world should snap back to its pre-Covid processes, Macquarie Group CEO Shemara Wikramanayake, instead told delegates at this week's Autonomous21 conference run by Lendlease, “Flexibility, I think will be here to stay and people will be much more empowered in terms of how they deliver.”

 Lendlease and Stora Enso launch global sustainable timber partnership
06 Oct 2021

Lendlease and Stora Enso launch global sustainable timber partnership

A major new partnership between international real estate group, Lendlease, and one of the world’s leading suppliers of sustainable timber, Stora Enso, is set to supercharge the use of environmentally friendly construction products in some of the world’s most recognised cities.

 Lendlease partners with Stora Enso for sustainable construction materials
05 Oct 2021

Lendlease partners with Stora Enso for sustainable construction materials

Lendlease has inked a global partnership with Finland-based renewable materials supplier, Stora Enso, on the use of sustainable timber products.

 LENDLEASE AND STORA ENSO: RENEWABLE SOLUTIONS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
05 Oct 2021

LENDLEASE AND STORA ENSO: RENEWABLE SOLUTIONS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

The problem of climate change is increasingly urgent, and the construction sector alone is responsible for the emission of about 40% of greenhouse gases. It is necessary to make a common front. This is supported by Tony Lombardo, Global Chief Executive and Managing Director of Lendlease.

 Lendlease forms global sustainable timber partnership
05 Oct 2021

Lendlease forms global sustainable timber partnership

A new partnership between international real estate group, Lendlease, and one of the world’s leading suppliers of sustainable timber, Stora Enso, is set to boost the use of environmentally friendly construction products, including sustainable timber, in construction.

 Lendlease and Stora Enso launch global sustainable timber partnership
04 Oct 2021

Lendlease and Stora Enso launch global sustainable timber partnership

A major new partnership between international real estate group, Lendlease, and one of the world’s leading suppliers of sustainable timber, Stora Enso, is set to supercharge the use of environmentally friendly construction products in some of the world’s most recognised cities.

 Lendlease builds partnership with Stora Enso to develop sustainable construction materials
04 Oct 2021

Lendlease builds partnership with Stora Enso to develop sustainable construction materials

International real estate group Lendlease has launched a partnership with a leading supplier of sustainable wood for construction, Stora Enso, in a bid to slash the embedded carbon from its buildings...

 LENDLEASE SIGNS A PARTNERSHIP WITH STORA ENSO FOR THE GLOBAL ADOPTION OF RENEWABLE WOOD-BASED SOLUTIONS
01 Oct 2021

LENDLEASE SIGNS A PARTNERSHIP WITH STORA ENSO FOR THE GLOBAL ADOPTION OF RENEWABLE WOOD-BASED SOLUTIONS

Tony Lombardo, Global CEO of Lendlease: "Our roadmap towards absolute zero emissions: collaboration is the key to tackling the climate crisis".

 JTC Partners with Lendlease to Develop a Digital Platform to Automate Design Processes (page 8)
30 Sep 2021

JTC Partners with Lendlease to Develop a Digital Platform to Automate Design Processes (page 8)

This collaboration will leverage Lendlease Podium to create designs and building components which encourage the industry to move towards achieving higher productivity and adopting more advanced building techniques.

 Lendlease, Google join forces for property’s tech transformation
13 Sep 2021

Lendlease, Google join forces for property’s tech transformation

The global property investor has partnered with Google to tackle what it calls “the greatest need and the greatest opportunity in addressing our future”.

 LENDLEASE ACCELERATES DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN REAL ESTATE
09 Sep 2021

LENDLEASE ACCELERATES DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABILITY IN REAL ESTATE

LENDLEASE has partnered with digital giants Accenture and Google Cloud to use data analytics and deliver more sustainable projects and reduce the carbon impact of buildings.

 Fragmented value chains left property sector lagging in digital: Lendlease chairman
09 Sep 2021

Fragmented value chains left property sector lagging in digital: Lendlease chairman

Fragmentation in the property construction value chain and the bespoke nature of much of the work kept the industry resistant to the kinds of digital transformation seen in sectors such as financial services, transport or entertainment, according to Lendlease Corporation chairman Michael Ullmer.

 LENDLEASE DIGITAL CEO REVEALS HOW GOOGLE CLOUD WILL ACCELERATE AND IMPROVE SERVICES
08 Sep 2021

LENDLEASE DIGITAL CEO REVEALS HOW GOOGLE CLOUD WILL ACCELERATE AND IMPROVE SERVICES

In an interview this week with iTnews Digital Nation, Bill Ruh, CEO of Lendlease Digital, said the partnership with Google Cloud reflects a digital transformation aimed at modernising the construction and operation of its global building sites.

 Google Cloud signs direct deal with Lendlease
07 Sep 2021

Google Cloud signs direct deal with Lendlease

Lendlease and Google Cloud have formed a new global partnership which will see the cloud giant set to be the sole cloud service provider for the property developer by 2022.

 Digital and Sustainable: Lendlease and Google Cloud Partner to Digitally Transform the Built World
07 Sep 2021

Digital and Sustainable: Lendlease and Google Cloud Partner to Digitally Transform the Built World

With Google Cloud as the foundation for its digital transformation strategy, Lendlease will move to the cloud by migrating its mission-critical enterprise workloads, including its data-intense CAD platforms, in-house project excellence platform, Oli, and its Oracle-based eFinance system.

 Lendlease selects Google as sole cloud provider, plans to exit its on-premise data centers by 2022
07 Sep 2021

Lendlease selects Google as sole cloud provider, plans to exit its on-premise data centers by 2022

Though it has a $1 billion data center fund and is in the midst of developing a $600 million hyperscale facility in Japan, the Australian property company intends to move its infrastructure to the cloud and exit all eight of its own on-premises data centers across four continents by 2022.

 LENDLEASE SIGNS GOOGLE CLOUD TO SPEED UP DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY
07 Sep 2021

LENDLEASE SIGNS GOOGLE CLOUD TO SPEED UP DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION STRATEGY

Lendlease has signed a global partnership with Google Cloud as part of the next stage of its digital transformation strategy, working together to integrate artificial intelligence, machine learning, and smart data analytics capabilities into Lendlease's Podium building software platform.

 LENDLEASE, GOOGLE IN FOR GLOBAL CLOUD, SOFTWARE PUSH
07 Sep 2021

LENDLEASE, GOOGLE IN FOR GLOBAL CLOUD, SOFTWARE PUSH

Construction giant Lendlease has formed a global tech partnership with Google’s cloud computing division, which will see the companies co-develop software products after the ASX-listed firm made Google Cloud the foundation of its own tech transformation.

 LENDLEASE TO EXIT ALL EIGHT DATA CENTRES IT USES FOR ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS BY 2022
07 Sep 2021

LENDLEASE TO EXIT ALL EIGHT DATA CENTRES IT USES FOR ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS BY 2022

Australian real estate group Lendlease intends to exit all eight of the on-premises data centres it uses to host its core enterprise systems by 2022, with those systems being re-platformed to run in the cloud.

 MarTech drives digital transformation at Lendlease
27 Aug 2021

MarTech drives digital transformation at Lendlease

Michelle Zamora, Head of Marketing for Lendlease Digital, says that the organisation’s role is to use digital technologies to deliver better outcomes for customers as well as for the communities they serve.

 JTC partners Lendlease to digitise design and manufacture of buildings
23 Aug 2021

JTC partners Lendlease to digitise design and manufacture of buildings

JTC has partnered Lendlease to jointly research and develop a digital platform to automate the design and manufacturing of construction parts off-site.

 Technology central to global recovery: Macquarie CEO
22 Jun 2021

Technology central to global recovery: Macquarie CEO

Macquarie Group chief executive Shemara Wikramanayake says technology and automation are central to the global economic recovery, particularly as signs of inflation emerge and competition for skilled staff heats up.

 Digital twins help transform the construction industry
18 Jun 2021

Digital twins help transform the construction industry

Digital twins promise to be a key enabler as the construction industry races to catch up with demand for new facilities and new layouts in the wake of COVID-19. Use of such technology, which creates a digital representation of real-world systems and components, is important for an industry seen as slow to adopt digital technology relative to others.

 Lendlease Podium recognised by Fast Company on the ‘2021 World Changing Ideas’ list
04 May 2021

Lendlease Podium recognised by Fast Company on the ‘2021 World Changing Ideas’ list

Fast Company has recognised Lendlease Podium as a ‘World Changing Idea’ in the Software category! This award honours products, concepts, companies, policies, and designs that are pursuing innovation for the good of society and the planet.

 5 stages to pave the way to truly autonomous buildings
22 Apr 2021

5 stages to pave the way to truly autonomous buildings

The overall promise of ‘autonomous’ is for buildings and cities to automatically adapt to the world at large. Our Lendlease Digital CEO, William Ruh, introduces a five-step framework to pave the way towards this reality.

 Smart ‘mind’ powers future Italian district with human approach to building and design
15 Apr 2021

Smart ‘mind’ powers future Italian district with human approach to building and design

Susan Constantine – Head of Digital, Lendlease Italy – shares the vision for the Milan Innovation District (MIND) and the need to re-evaluate the current property lifecycle, including the way we design, build and operate.

 HOW DIGITAL TWINS WILL TROUBLESHOOT – AND EVEN HELP DESIGN – THE BUILDINGS OF THE FUTURE
30 Mar 2021

HOW DIGITAL TWINS WILL TROUBLESHOOT – AND EVEN HELP DESIGN – THE BUILDINGS OF THE FUTURE

Digital twins will be key in creating the buildings of the future. Not only can they can save millions of dollars in construction costs and improve productivity, but they can also reveal the carbon footprint of a building before it’s even been built. Lendlease Digital CEO William Ruh and Group Head of Innovation Jasna Sims share their insights with the World Economic Forum.

 ASIA REAL ESTATE PEOPLE IN THE NEWS
22 Mar 2021

ASIA REAL ESTATE PEOPLE IN THE NEWS

Aussie developer Lendlease has appointed Preetham Nadig as head of its Singapore product development centre and vice president of engineering for its Lendlease Digital division in Asia.

 LENDLEASE APPOINTS TWO NEW OFFICIALS FOR DIGITAL SOLUTIONS
19 Mar 2021

LENDLEASE APPOINTS TWO NEW OFFICIALS FOR DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

Lendlease announces two new leadership appointments to its digital arm to deepen its digital services this year: Preetham Nadig - Head of Product Development Centre (Singapore) and VP of Engineering for Lendlease Digital Asia, and Richard Kuppusamy - Head of Lendlease Digital Asia.

 LENDLEASE ANNOUNCES TWO KEY HIRES
18 Mar 2021

LENDLEASE ANNOUNCES TWO KEY HIRES

Lendlease, an Australian property and investment group with a presence in Southeast Asia, has appointed Richard Kuppusamy as Head of Lendlease Digital (Asia). Preetham Nadig has been appointed as VP Engineering of the digital unit and Head of Lendlease’s Singapore Product Development Centre.

 LENDLEASE’S DYNAMIC CIO-DUO ON DIGITISING CONSTRUCTION
18 Mar 2021

LENDLEASE’S DYNAMIC CIO-DUO ON DIGITISING CONSTRUCTION

“For the first time in our history, there is going to be a direct link between the work our [technology] teams do and the outcomes of our business, which is a very broad shift.” Lendlease co-CIOs, Harvey Worton and David Lipscomb speak to CIO Australia about how Lendlease and Podium are driving digital transformation in the property and construction sector.

 ON CLOUD 9: LENDLEASE SETS NEW STANDARDS FOR SMARTER, GREENER REAL ESTATE
11 Mar 2021

ON CLOUD 9: LENDLEASE SETS NEW STANDARDS FOR SMARTER, GREENER REAL ESTATE

“Today, Fast Company named Lendlease the 9th most innovative company in the world for Urban Development. It’s a phenomenal achievement to be recognised in this way and affirms to me that we are taking the right steps in building a better world for us all.”

  HOW TO BUILD A DIGITAL FUTURE – AND FORGE A NEW CATEGORY WITH ‘AUTONOMOUS BUILDINGS’
10 Mar 2021

HOW TO BUILD A DIGITAL FUTURE – AND FORGE A NEW CATEGORY WITH ‘AUTONOMOUS BUILDINGS’

We believe that places of the future won’t be judged by how technologically advanced they are, but by how well they adapt to the changes in interdependencies of the built world, by how well they learn, adapt and respond to the needs of the people and the natural environment. We have a vision for buildings to push the status quo and be autonomous.

 Navigating Never Never
08 Oct 2020

Navigating Never Never

You are never coming back once you transform.

 Digital Twin Consortium Membership Approaches 150
06 Oct 2020

Digital Twin Consortium Membership Approaches 150

Autodesk, GE Digital and Northrop Grumman join Ansys, Lendlease and Microsoft as founding members.

 Rethinking Building Construction And Maintenance, With Help From The Cloud
30 Sep 2020

Rethinking Building Construction And Maintenance, With Help From The Cloud

The construction industry can—and must—undergo as profound a digital transformation over the next few years as any business segment, spurred on by help from the cloud.

 Lendlease looks to tech for improving efficiencies, best practices
23 Sep 2020

Lendlease looks to tech for improving efficiencies, best practices

Lendlease says it is making technology a major priority for its global construction and real estate businesses, according to its 2020 annual report.

 Lendlease opens a digital construction centre in Singapore
21 Sep 2020

Lendlease opens a digital construction centre in Singapore

Lendlease will set up a $29m (S$40m) digital construction development centre in Singapore, with help from the state’s Economic Development Board (EDB), to accelerate digital construction adoption.

 Introducing Lendlease's $29mn digital construction centre
15 Sep 2020

Introducing Lendlease's $29mn digital construction centre

Australia-based property group LendLease, is set to open a multi-million dollar digital construction centre located in Singapore.

 Collaboration works better in the office, says Google chief
14 Sep 2020

Collaboration works better in the office, says Google chief

Google may be at the forefront of enabling people to work from home effectively, but the technology company warns remote working in the long term will be detrimental to the productivity and culture of businesses.

 Lendlease eyes tech talent for $40m product development centre
11 Sep 2020

Lendlease eyes tech talent for $40m product development centre

Property group aims to accelerate digital transformation of built environment sector

Lendlease to set up S$40 million product development centre in Singapore
10 Sep 2020

Lendlease to set up S$40 million product development centre in Singapore

Global property developer Lendlease is setting up a $40-million centre to develop software and services aimed at helping the design and construction sector build better and faster.

 Lendlease to set up S$40m product development centre in Singapore
10 Sep 2020

Lendlease to set up S$40m product development centre in Singapore

International property group Lendlease on Thursday said it will set up a S$40 million product development centre in Singapore to accelerate the digital transformation of the property and construction sector.

 Google Cloud Demonstrates Enterprise Customer Momentum at Next '20: OnAir
14 Jul 2020

Google Cloud Demonstrates Enterprise Customer Momentum at Next '20: OnAir

Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Lowe's, Renault, Verizon, and many other leading global brands showcase how they are building and innovating with Google Cloud

Lendlease Picks Google Cloud To Run Podium, Its New Property Lifecycle Platform
01 Jul 2020

Lendlease Picks Google Cloud To Run Podium, Its New Property Lifecycle Platform

International property and infrastructure group Lendlease, has selected Google Cloud as its primary cloud partner to launch Podium, the company’s recently announced property lifecycle platform called Podium, aimed at simplifying the interdependencies in the built world.

 Lendlease hails greatest construction innovation of the next 100 years
30 Jun 2020

Lendlease hails greatest construction innovation of the next 100 years

With "digital twins", Lendlease says it can model every aspect of new buildings before they are built, and detect problems in advance with artificial intelligence.

 Lendlease launches digital property lifecycle platform
30 Jun 2020

Lendlease launches digital property lifecycle platform

Podium aims to simplify interdependencies and improve decision making.

Lendlease helps form digital twin consortium
25 May 2020

Lendlease helps form digital twin consortium

Digital chief Bill Ruh appointed chair.

Lendlease wins bid for $28m smart building grant
19 Mar 2020

Lendlease wins bid for $28m smart building grant

Building 4.0 CRC gets green light.

Lendlease team gets grant to develop ‘Building 4.0’
19 Mar 2020

Lendlease team gets grant to develop ‘Building 4.0’

A team of universities, companies and industry bodies have secured funding for an AU$131m (£65m) initiative to transform how buildings are designed and manufactured in Australia.

General Electric’s CDO tapped to lead Lendlease digital branch
18 Dec 2019

General Electric’s CDO tapped to lead Lendlease digital branch

Bill Ruh to lead data, automation push at the construction giant.

Why Lendlease is embracing digital twin technology
13 Dec 2019

Why Lendlease is embracing digital twin technology

Australia-based property developer Lendlease is using digital twins and other technologies to break the bulwark of rising costs and declining productivity in the construction sector

Lendlease puts weight behind 'file-to-factory' home design software
19 Nov 2019

Lendlease puts weight behind 'file-to-factory' home design software

Construction giant continues pushing its digital agenda.

 Lendlease lays out property-tech wish list
18 Oct 2019

Lendlease lays out property-tech wish list

Outlines vision for 'smart building ecosystem'.

 How to deal with the cultural and technological challenges of transformation
29 Aug 2019

How to deal with the cultural and technological challenges of transformation

Lendlease and Willow execs discuss their journeys

Lendlease leads funding bid to ‘revolutionise’ construction
06 Aug 2019

Lendlease leads funding bid to ‘revolutionise’ construction

An industry-led research initiative is set to “catapult” the industry into an efficient future, targeting up to a 40 per cent reduction in project costs and delays.