Tag: retail

Avollio targets property asset managers

Ian Thompson (Avollio)

Elegantly designed to be easily intuitive to use, Avollio describes itself as an online property asset management and collaboration platform. It provides tools to: share, manage and improve properties to manage tenants, rentals and leased assets and coordinate building projects, and to collaborate with clients, colleagues, suppliers and contractors. In short, Avollio, created by a southwest …

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iSite boosted by Styles & Wood cross-selling

Results from UK retail fit-out specialist contracting group Styles & Wood received a boost from projects for retail banks, and its SaaS property management solutions subsidiary, iSite, also seems to have benefited. Yesterday’s results announcement highlighted “expansion of our iSite property management systems business with Tesco and Nationwide Building Society.” Revenues and profits for the whole group …

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The Role of Cloud Computing in Commercial Property

Last Thursday I went to the London HQ of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for the breakfast-time launch of a new RICS report on cloud computing (download; see also RICS news release) written by Andrew Waller and Bob Thompson of Remit Consulting. Having been working in and writing about Software-as-a-Service for more than a …

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First StoreData, then iSite, now S&W Intelligence

The UK-based collaboration technology subsidiary of property services firm Styles & Wood is set to take on its third brand-name in under a year, reports Building. Previously known as StoreData, the business (a reseller of Union Square’s Workspace platform, with some good retail and banking customers) was rebadged as iSite in April 2010 (post). Now …

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An update on iSite

Following last week’s post about iSite (the construction collaboration – sorry, make that property management – technology business formerly known as StoreData), I have been looking at the business’s recent financial performance – as revealed in the latest interim report (PDF) from parent company Styles & Wood, published last week. In the six months to …

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Construction IT spend still very cost-conscious

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An article by Stephen Kennett, Construction is second worst investor in IT, in Building magazine (registration required) last week highlights that the UK construction sector is slowly improving its approach to information technologies, but the picture revealed by the NCC/Construct IT survey varies depending on what type of organisation you look at. Construction firms still …

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StoreData trading in line with management expectations

Retail fit-out specialist Styles & Wood yesterday issued an Interim Management Statement relating to the period from 1 July 2009 to 18 November 2009, saying (among other things) that its specialist collaboration business StoreData was trading “in line with management expectations”, adding: “The retail fit out and refurbishment market place is starting to show some …

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Storedata revenues down again

Interim results from Styles and Wood include half-year performance figures for its retail-oriented construction collaboration solution provider StoreData. Reporting for the six months to 30 June 2009, these show that the business’s revenues have shrunk again. The business generated revenues of £0.589m, down 11% from £0.663m for the same period in 2008; the £0.103m profit …

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Do StoreData results indicate slowdown in UK construction collaboration market?

With Asite‘s financial performance now less public following its delisting from London’s AIM earlier this week, it is more difficult to assess what impact the recession is having on collaboration vendors. However, troubled retail fit-out specialist contractor Styles & Wood has a support business, StoreData, which competes in the UK construction collaboration technology market, and …

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Styles & Wood: MBO dropped

Styles & Wood, UK retail fit-out specialist and parent of online construction collaboration provider Storedata, has issued a trading update, saying that “the Group’s Order Book has fallen behind its expectations”, indicating its targets for the half year ending 30 June 2008 will not be reached, with full year performance likely to be line with that achieved in …

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