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Architecture, Engineering, Construction (AEC) & Development

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Operations & Maintenance 

Blockchain 

 

Technical Resources

Below are a few open datasets, APIs, and other tools to help get you started. Developers are welcome to incorporate any technical tools and resources they have the rights to use. Be creative!

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ATTOM Data

  • API  Portal: www.attomdata.com/api
  • API Categories: Property, Area, AVM, Neighborhood, Sales Comps, Plat Maps, and Points of Interest
  • Architectural Style: REST
  • Supported Request Formats: HTTP
  • Supported Response Formats: JSON, XML

Zillow

  • API  Portal / Homepage: https://www.programmableweb.com/api/zillow
  • API Categories: Home Valuation, Property, Demographics, Mortgage Rates & Payment Estimates
  • Architectural Style: REST
  • Supported Request Formats: Unknown
  • Supported Response Formats: XML

Realtors Property Resource (For MLS Organizations Only)

  • API  Portal / Homepage: http://support.narrpr.com/entries/282292-API-FAQs
  • API Categories: Real Estate Data on every Property in the US
  • Architectural Style: RPC
  • Supported Request Formats: XML, SOAP
  • Supported Response Formats: XML, SOAP

Walk Score

  • API  Portal / Homepage: http://www.walkscore.com/professional/api.php
  • API Categories: API on Walkability for any area in the US, Public Transit, and Travel Time
  • Architectural Style: REST
  • Supported Request Formats: URI Query String/CRUD
  • Supported Response Formats: JSON, XML

Zoo Property

  • API  Portal / Homepage: http://www.programmableweb.com/api/zoo-property
  • API Categories: All properties, office details and team member information for a real estate office
  • Architectural Style: REST
  • Supported Request Formats: URI Query String/CRUD
  • Supported Response Formats: XML / JSON

Yelp Fusion

  • API  Portal / Homepage: https://www.yelp.com/developers
  • API Categories: Business ratings and reviews, points of interest location and name, and pictures
  • Architectural Style: REST
  • Supported Request Formats: JSON
  • Supported Response Formats: Unknown

Google Maps

  • API  Portal / Homepage: https://developers.google.com/maps/
  • API Categories: Region localization and geocoding
  • Architectural Style: REST
  • Supported Request Formats: KML, URI Query String/CRUD, XML, VML, JavaScript
  • Supported Response Formats: XML, JSON, KML

Real Estate Cloud

  • API  Portal / Homepage: https://wordpress.org/plugins/real-estate-mls-search/
  • API Categories: MLS Search, SOLD Data, and Property Description
  • Architectural Style: REST
  • Supported Request Formats: URI Query String/CRUD
  • Supported Response Formats: JSON

School Digger

  • API  Portal / Homepage: https://developer.schooldigger.com
  • API Categories: School boundaries, polylines for mapping, test score data, rankings and demographics
  • Architectural Style: REST
  • Supported Request Formats: HTTP
  • Supported Response Formats: JSON

DataNerds Property API (100-call trial)

  • API  Portal / Homepage: https://factory.datanerds.com
  • API Categories: Property Data includes estimated marketing value, comps, site and structure information
  • Architectural Style: REST
  • Supported Request Formats: HTTP
  • Supported Response Formats: GeoJSON, JSON, XML

Rets Rabbit (free trial)

Rets Rabbit removes the nightmare of importing thousands of real estate listings and photos from RETS or ListHub and gives you an easy to use import and Web API server so you can focus on building your listing search powered website or app.

PropertyWare (free trial)

Guesty API

Zoho

Cover Genius

 

Datasets

 

 

 

App examples

These projects were built and shared by amazing AEC Hackathon and BetaNYC Data Jam teams:

  • CAPTURE MAP – This app displayed job site geolocated images and 360 video using an Oculus Rift.
  • HACK MY HARD HAT – This project applied inexpensive, off-the-shelf hardware to hard hats to create a developer environment for wearable technology in construction.
  • REVIT MY DRONE – This project created a custom Autodesk Revit API for controlling an autonomous flying drone.
  • SHELL PHONE –  Team communication using iPhones as walkie-talkies for your crew
  • SHOWAROOM – An augmented reality app for interior design.
  • SMARTALARM – A home automation app that connects to the Philips Hue light bulb API and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Smar Windows API for a smoother wake up experience.

 

 

Categories Explained

The industry experts provided background and a number of problem statements for each of the four categories to help developers get inspired. Check them out here.

 

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