CIM expands partnership with Scentre Group to help improve sustainability and operational efficiency

November 8, 2022

The PEAK Platform has been deployed at an additional ten sites as part of CIM's growing partnership with Scentre Group, owner and operator of Westfield Living Centres in Australia and New Zealand.

CIM, the world leading property operations SaaS platform that enables teams to work more collaboratively and accelerates the journey to net zero emissions, today announced they have added ten Westfield Living Centres to their existing partnership with Scentre Group, owner and operator of 42 Westfield Living Centres across Australia and New Zealand.

The partnership now spans 31 key retail sites across Australia and means that CIM’s PEAK Platform is now supporting reductions in environmental impact and improves in operational efficiency in some of the largest and most prominent retail centres in Australia. Among the 31 key retail sites are Westfield Chermside (176,835sqm), Westfield Fountain Gate (178,394sqm), Westfield Bondi Junction (131,169sqm) and Westfield Mount Gravatt (142,916sqm).

Scentre Group’s Varun Nair, General Manager - Operations & Environment said the partnership is further demonstration of Scentre Group’s strong track record on sustainability.

“Since Scentre Group was established in 2014, we’ve already reduced our emissions by 30%. We have an interim emission reduction target of 50% by 2025 which we are on track to deliver. Our Next Gen Living Centres harness smart technologies, big data and learning algorithms to ensure our centres are safer, more comfortable and operationally efficient.

Technology like the PEAK Platform, available to us through our partnership with CIM, enables us to enhance the insights we get from our own building management systems, ultimately helping us scale back energy consumption and improve our environment for our customers,” he said.

- Varun Nair, General Manager, Operations & Environment, Scentre Group

David Walsh, the CEO and Founder of CIM, says

“Scentre Group is universally recognised as a global leader in the retail property sector and has been an early adopter of innovative data driven solutions to improve sustainability. We are delighted to expand our long-standing partnership with Scentre Group and further empower their operations teams to improve environmental outcomes, optimise operations and provide accurate real-time data-led insights.

The expansion of our partnership to with Scentre Group is testament to the value they have already gained from our technology. The partnership’s strength is helped by Scentre Group’s unique operating platform with a vertically integrated business model and strong commitment to sustainability."

- David Walsh, CEO and Founder, CIM

CIM is a fast-growing Australian technology company that empowers property operation teams to work smarter - generating significant operational efficiencies including improved financial performance, reduced climate impact and superior customer experience.

CIM is now monitoring 31 of Scentre Group’s Westfield Living Centres, up from 21 sites during the period 2019-2022. The additional ten sites mean CIM’s PEAK platform now operates across more than 3 million sqm of space in Westfield Living Centres in Australia.

From shopping centres, offices, museums, to manufacturing facilities, airports and more, CIM makes it easy to operate all types of large buildings at their peak operational performance, driving economic and environmental benefits for customers, shareholders, and society.

About CIM

CIM delivers innovative building analytics software that helps run large buildings at their peak performance. Their award-winning SaaS platform integrates building intelligence, machine learning and technical engineering support to improve efficiency, sustainability and comfort across property portfolios. CIM’s customers include large real estate investment trusts, superannuation funds, governments, major cultural institutions and property portfolio owners and operators in Australia and Europe.

CIM recently won in the Telstra Business Awards (NSW) for embracing innovation and was listed in the Australian Financial Review’s Fast 100 growth companies.

About Scentre Group

Scentre Group (ASX: SCG) owns and operates 42 Westfield Living Centres across Australia and New Zealand encompassing approximately 12,000 outlets. Our Purpose is creating extraordinary places, connecting and enriching communities. Our Plan is to create the places more people choose to come, more often, for longer. Our Ambition is to grow the business by becoming essential to people, their communities and the businesses that interact with them.

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