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Co-founders Tom Shircliff (left) and Rob Murchison
want to help create national smart building standards.
Intelligent Buildings focuses on the overall health of its clients' buildings and
cost structures when it comes to smart buildings. By Janice Hoppe-Spiers
ntelligent Buildings LLC
is a smart real estate services
company that takes a technology approach to building owners'
new projects and existing portfolios. "We have never been just about
energy, sustainability or innovation
as silo concepts," co-founder Tom
Shircliﬀ says. "We have all of those
elements, but the point is to focus
on creating business value and
Shircliﬀ co-founded the Charlotte, N.C.-based company with his
business partner, Rob Murchison,
in 2004 to provide planning and
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implementation management of
next-generation strategies for new
building projects, existing portfolio
optimization and smart community
development. "We are a relatively
small company, but have consulted
on more than $2 billion in new development and developed strategies
Intelligent Buildings LLC
Headquarters: Charlotte, N.C.
Specialty: Smart real estate professional
Rob Murchison, co-founder: "We have
been focused on cybersecurity for a while,
but the industry is starting to awaken to it."
for customers with existing portfolios of more than 2 billion square
feet," Murchison adds.
The company works extensively
throughout the United States and
Canada in more than 85 cities,
and also has performed work and
market research in the Middle
East, Asia and Central America.
"We are a recognized thought
leader with numerous industry
ﬁrsts, including consultation of the
award-winning 'Smartest Building in America,' conception and
development of a Clinton Global
Initiative public-private partner-