Dec 15, 2021
In this week's episode of The
Propcast, Louisa speaks with Vincent-Charles Hodder and Sara Maffey
from Local Logic. They talk about how AI can be used to build
better cities that support sustainability and create great
lifestyles for their residents. Vincent and Sara explain how the AI
can help developers make their investments more profitable by
understanding the data that exists outside the four walls of their
Key Insights From This Episode:
Keywords: Startups, Construction, Artificial Intelligence, Green Solutions
About Our Guests:
Vincent Charles Hodder
Vincent is the CEO and co-founder of Local Logic, a location intelligence company that digitizes the built world for consumers, investors, developers and governments - delivering unrivaled clarity and actionable insights capable of creating more sustainable, equitable cities. Passionate about cities, tech, and how they can work together to change how our cities are built, Vincent has always been at the intersection of Urban Planning and Real Estate. Prior to co-founding Local Logic, Vincent co-founded a real estate and urban planning consulting firm and gained real estate experience working for a real estate development firm as well as a public affairs firm. Vincent has a B.A. in Finance from HEC, and studied Urban Planning at McGill University.
Sara Maffey is the Head of Industry Relations at Local Logic, a location intelligence company, where she combines her passions for real estate development and placemaking with data analytics and PropTech. She is responsible for building Local Logic’s brand, product exploration and driving the company’s growth across the U.S. and Canada. Sara has deep experience throughout the built environment lifecycle. She previously served as the Managing Director of Placemaking and board member at commercial real estate services firm Transwestern, where she led the repositioning of major commercial assets. Her career also includes running her own consulting firm, Edgewood Strategies, and stints with real estate brokerage Cushman & Wakefield, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, and a Presidential Management Fellowship with the U.S. Department of Commerce during the Obama Administration. Her career began in project management at Turner Construction in New York City. Sara holds a Master’s in Business Administration degree from Yale University and a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Design and Architecture from New York University.
Local Logic is a location intelligence company. We built a digital twin of cities, quantifying the built world using data and AI to interpret the $217T real estate market throughout the US and Canada. We believe our understanding of cities, from predicting macro development patterns to describing the micro experience of specific neighborhoods and sites, gives our users the ultimate edge. Local Logic delivers sophisticated location insights through webtools, APIs, one-click reports and a data analytics platform depending on your needs.
About Our Host
Louisa started her career in property working at a well-known estate agency in London. Realising her people skills, she moved over to Lloyd May to pursue a career in recruitment. She now is a Director at LMRE, who are a specialist recruitment firm driven by PropTech and recruitment professionals, and Louisa oversees their 5 core areas. Louisa co-founded LMRE and provides a constructive recruitment platform to the new disruptors in real estate. Louisa is also on the board of Directors at UK PropTech Association (UKPA).
LMRE believe there is a better way to recruit. LMRE focus on a more comprehensive, client led focus delivering exceptional talent to the place at the time. They are passionate about the industry and passionate about people's careers. LMRE spend time with each client to become and an extension of the business, and their transparency and core values help them grow with the sector. LMRE simplify recruitment and innovate with our clients and evolve the people driven, PropTech community.