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The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC Wins “Best Use of Automation – Retail” Award for Advancements in Response to the Pandemic
Nancy GofisInland Communications
Oak Brook, Ill. – The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC (“Inland”) is pleased to announce that its Information Technology (“IT”) department received Realcomm’s Commercial Real Estate Digital Innovation (“Digie”) Award for Best Use of Automation in the retail category. Realcomm’s “Digie” Award recognizes companies, real estate projects, technologies and individuals that influence the real estate industry through the use of technology, automation and innovation.
Inland won the award for advances implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic including the transition from JD Edwards (“JDE”) to Yardi Property Management Software, the enhancement of in-house building access and the development of a health screening application used to monitor workplace entry. These advancements were a result of cross-department collaboration and the cooperation of Inland employees and entities, who were instrumental in the JDE to Yardi platform transition.
“We are honored to be recognized by Realcomm. The award reflects the rising level of sophistication and increasing pace of innovation occurring at all levels within Inland,” said Sunder Pappu, vice president of technology at The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC. “This recognition wouldn’t be possible without the support of all Inland businesses working collaboratively with the IT group.”
Inland’s IT department accepted the award during the Realcomm IBCON 2021 conference held on November 2nd-3rd at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mr. Pappu was also a presenter at the conference, where he shared insight and perspective on what a digital-only future looks like for commercial real estate companies.
Realcomm is a worldwide research and event company at the intersection of technology, innovation and real estate operations. Through their annual conferences, webinars, workshops, CIO Forums and other strategic services, Realcomm provides networking and collaboration opportunities, while educating industry professionals about the latest business solutions and technologies to improve commercial real estate development, leasing, management and operations.
About The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC
The Inland Real Estate Group, LLC is part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., which is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, is one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate and finance groups. The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. is comprised of independent legal entities, some of which may be affiliates, share some common ownership or have been sponsored and managed by such entities or subsidiaries thereof.