“Every new condominium project is in essence a startup. Nukondo is to new condominium buildings what eMerge Americas is to tech startups,” says Jorge Brugo its founder. Far from being a new project directory, Nukondo’s multi-platform is a tool that streamlines the interactions between condominium developers and their master brokers with buyers and their agents. The goals are clear: speeding up sales, lowering marketing costs and de-risking all stakeholders.
“We’re very excited to launch the app, during eMerge Americas,” said Maria Juliana Romero, co-founder of the firm. “There are strong connections between the tech and real estate markets, and our business model leverages on these ties.”
As a developer himself, Mr. Brugo headed the first smart residential building in Miami in the early 2000’s, featuring a touchscreen from where to automate the home devices and enabling the interaction with various building amenities and services. It took a visionary to bet a few million dollars in unexplored territory. The building outsold its competitors, achieving 35% price premiums, and sold twice as fast. What’s started as an innovation has become a new standard.
Mr. Brugo and his team are raising the bar once again, but now for the benefit of the entire niche of the industry.
“Miami has always had a thriving real estate market and it is also rapidly becoming an established tech and innovation hub. Nukondo combines these two forces at the right time, I am confident that they have a bright future ahead,” says Melissa Medina Executive Vice President of eMergeAmericas.