Collecting accurate data is highly valuable for businesses trying to make profits from commercial property. There are also so many sources of inaccurate and generalised data and companies which get the most detailed can get an edge on competitors. In a world derailed by the Covid-19 pandemic where metrics such as vacancy numbers, average rentals and yields change often, how quickly one can get accurate detailed data is paramount.

Will Harris, founder of Gmaven, a commercial real estate software and data services provider, says the role of good data and up-to-date technology is helping landlords and tenants across SA as they manage the effects of the pandemic.

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