OAK BROOK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation (“Inland Investments”), one of the nation’s largest sponsors of non-listed real estate investment trusts and private real estate securities products, has been named a finalist of this year’s InformationWeek Elite 100, a list of the top business technology innovators in the U.S. Inland Investments has also been selected as a finalist for a Business Innovator award in the category of Cloud Services.
InformationWeek, a leading publication for the business information technology industry, selects 100 corporations for the InformationWeek Elite 100 each year. Additionally, the publication awards businesses that have made great strides in using technology to enhance business operations. The 28th annual InformationWeek Elite 100 program, “How to Build a World-Class IT Enterprise – A Celebration of the InformationWeek Elite 100,” spotlights the power of business technology innovation by researching and tracking technology-based investments, strategies and results of some of the best-known organizations in the country.
“We are thrilled that Inland Investments is being recognized for our development of the ISight database and for the innovative way our property management and securities sales functions are using voice recognition technology,” said Mitchell Sabshon, president and chief executive officer of Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation. “This new program incorporates all of our property management and sales data in a single database to provide management with a broad range of reports for the guidance of our various business activities and long-term strategic goals.”
ISight is a centralized data warehouse that aggregates data from the numerous, individual business entities and affiliates that are part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. (“Inland”). Operating on a feature-rich platform that combines three presentation components – audio-based intelligence, mobile capability and graphical desktop dashboards – ISight provides a central source from which executives can review and execute on operational data in any location, at any time. ISight provides executives from the various Inland entities the ability to make better strategic, tactical and effective decisions based on accurate real-time data across the three different components.
“This award underscores the tremendous effort and collaboration between Inland’s IT department and Inland Investments to align the company’s business goals and strategy through the use of technology,” said Chong Huan, chief information officer of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc.
The rankings of the Elite 100 best-in-class organizations and Business Innovator award winners will be unveiled at the InformationWeek Elite 100 Conference and Awards Dinner and Gala on May 2-3, 2016, in Las Vegas. Additional details on the InformationWeek Elite 100 can be found online at http://conference.informationweek.com/elite100-winners.
About Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation and The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc.
Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation is a sponsor of real estate securities and a part of The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc. The Inland Real Estate Group of Companies, Inc., headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois, is one of the nation’s largest commercial real estate and finance groups, engaged for over 45 years in the diverse facets of real estate such as property management, leasing, marketing, acquisition, real estate brokerage, development, redevelopment, construction, real estate financing and other related services. 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 subsidiaries of Inland Real Estate Investment Corporation. For more information visit: www.inlandgroup.com.