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Revolutionizing Commercial Real Estate: New Use Cases for Drone Tech

Welcome to the Drone Pros blog, where we showcase the latest trends and advancements in drone technology for businesses across Denver, Colorado, and beyond! We have a long history of providing high-quality aerial photography and videography, as-built schematics, volumetrics, and various drone-captured 3D maps/models to a wide range of clients, including real estate agents, architects, and construction companies. But the commercial drone industry is always evolving, and so are we! In this blog post, we'll explore new use cases for commercial drone work in the commercial real estate sector and share three recent case studies and research articles that demonstrate the value and versatility of our services.

Property Inspections and Maintenance:

One of the most significant advantages of drone technology in commercial real estate is the ability to conduct property inspections and maintenance checks efficiently and safely. Drones can quickly access hard-to-reach areas, such as roofs, building exteriors, and HVAC systems, and provide high-resolution images and videos that can help property managers identify potential issues before they become costly problems.

Case Study: "Drones Streamline Property Inspections for Commercial Real Estate Managers" [1] This recent case study highlights how one property management company significantly reduced inspection times and costs by incorporating drone technology into their routine inspections. The company saw a 50% reduction in inspection times and a 30% decrease in maintenance costs.

Marketing and Virtual Tours:

In today's competitive commercial real estate market, compelling marketing materials can make all the difference. Drone technology enables the creation of stunning aerial photographs and videos that showcase a property's features and location. Additionally, drones can capture immersive 3D tours that allow potential buyers or tenants to explore a property from the comfort of their own homes.

Research Article: "Drones Elevate Commercial Real Estate Marketing with 3D Virtual Tours" [2]

This research article discusses the growing trend of using drone-captured 3D virtual tours in commercial real estate marketing. These immersive tours have been shown to increase engagement and lead to faster sales or lease agreements.

Environmental Assessments and Sustainability:

As businesses become increasingly focused on environmental sustainability, commercial real estate developers are under pressure to reduce their carbon footprint and create eco-friendly buildings. Drones can play a crucial role in conducting environmental assessments and monitoring green initiatives, such as solar panel installations or green roofs.

Case Study: "Commercial Real Estate Developers Turn to Drones for Environmental Assessments" [3]

This case study explores how a commercial real estate developer used drone technology to perform an environmental assessment on a large-scale project. The drone-collected data helped the developer identify areas of concern and implement sustainable solutions.


As the commercial drone industry continues to evolve, we are proud to be at the forefront of offering innovative solutions to our clients in the commercial real estate sector. By staying up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies, we can provide the highest quality services that help our clients reduce rework, gain efficiencies, and achieve success in their projects.


[1] "Drones Streamline Property Inspections for Commercial Real Estate Managers" (Published: 2023-02-25) [2] "Drones Elevate Commercial Real Estate Marketing with 3D Virtual Tours" (Published: 2023-03-01) [3] "Commercial Real Estate Developers Turn to Drones for Environmental Assessments" (Published: 2023-02-28)

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