15th June 2021
Yardi Systems, a global leader in real estate software solutions, announced today their acquisition of Forge (We Are Forge), a Bristol, UK based provider of visitor management and access control solutions to the commercial real estate, retail and higher education industries.
Founded in 2013, Forge, based in Bristol, UK, designs and develops software that connects people and buildings. It's Bluepoint Visitor Management solution, is currently used across 22 million sq ft of property in the UK by high profile companies including Landsec, HB Reavis, John Lewis and Partners, CBRE and Savills.
Bluepoint is a cloud-based visitor management solution that connects to access control for many of London’s premier office buildings and allows companies to manage visitors flexibly and securely. From arrival and contactless smart access, Forge Bluepoint also integrates with other building technology such as meeting room access, lifts and car parking.
Yardi® develops and supports industry-leading investment and property management software for all types and sizes of real estate companies. Established in 1984, Yardi is based in Santa Barbara, Calif., and serves clients worldwide from offices in Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and North America.
Lerner Associates acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to Forge.