How has the exit activity for real estate technology developed in the first half of 2019? This blog post explores real estate technology exit metrics through Q2 2019 and compares them to previous years. The graph below shows the number of real estate technology exits by year, stacked by quarters.
As the graphic demonstrates, real estate technology has seen a total of 26 exit events through Q2 of this year. This represents 52% of the total exits in 2018, and 118% of the exits through Q2 in 2018. Some of the exit events in Q2 2019 include Control4’s acquisition by SnapAV, Intelex’s acquisition by Industrial Scientific, and Dynamic Lead Solutions’ acquisition by MRI Software.
A straight-line projection of the completed exit activity this year would come out to 52 exit events, which exceeds the total exits in 2018 by 4%. By the same token, a weighted quarterly average projection of 2019 exit activity would come out to 59 exit events, which surpasses the total exits in 2018 by 18%. Therefore, based on the mid-year data, real estate technology exit activity in 2019 is projected to increase from the exit activity in 2018.