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Building real estate for the future

Join RElab to work with a deep network of real estate, technology and business leaders to test and explore ideas that will transform the world of real estate.

Applications are now closed

About RElab

Goldacre, with Noé Group and Capreon, is excited to announce RElab, an accelerator focused on technology-led innovation with application in the built environment. We are looking for amazing companies from all over the world that are using technology to change the physical world we live and work in.

Leveraging 40 years’ experience in real estate and investment, RElab will be a mentor-led programme giving start-ups the opportunity to validate their products; pilot innovations in the built environment; and pitch for investment.

Over 12 weeks you’ll be given the opportunity to work with us and our partners to shape your ideas. We will provide direct access to real estate testing environments and to tenants, retailers, property managers and customers.

Successful participants will have the opportunity to work with mentors from our management team and will interact directly with senior advisors and key stakeholders across our business and networks.

The RElab 12-week programme will be based in London and will be run in collaboration with corporate innovation specialist L Marks.

We are looking for exceptional and passionate founders with disruptive ideas primarily in the areas of:

  • Urban logistics
  • Smart buildings
  • Rethinking physical retail in a digital world
  • Digital real estate transaction platforms

Surprises are also welcome!

If you’re working on something that can transform the world of real estate, anywhere in the world, we’d love to hear from you.

Interested? Read on for more info.

Partnering with you from inception

Areas of interest

Urban logistics

We are interested in technology-led innovation relating to warehousing and delivery logistics. We are looking for solutions that can drive significant and sustainable efficiencies around the use of increasingly scarce urban logistics space. We aim to find tech applications that can help our retail tenants to optimise for challenges related to last mile delivery and micro fulfilment.

Smart buildings

We want to harness the potential of technology to enable asset and property managers to deliver building services and manage facilities more efficiently and cost effectively. We are also interested in technologies that support asset managers to understand levels of engagement from their tenants and predict how spaces are used.

Rethinking physical retail in a digital world

We are excited by innovative approaches that re-think the omnichannel customer journey by linking the online and offline worlds to create a seamless and memorable shopping experience. We are also looking for technologies that enable agile, dynamic and responsive curation of physical space for retailers and consumers.

Digital real estate transaction platforms

We are looking for technologies that can improve the exchange of information, help to make transaction chains frictionless and improve the different stages of the transaction process, including due diligence, financing, valuation, sale, purchase and asset management. We are interested in collaborative platforms that can support multiple parties to access and store documents, find key information and track progress, as well as blockchain solutions that increase transparency and security.

Surprise Us!

Some innovations are hard to anticipate, and we want to hear from start-ups developing cutting edge ideas at the intersection between the physical and digital worlds. This Surprise us! category is intended to capture any innovations that don’t fit within one of the above four category areas.

What’s on offer

London workspace
World class mentors
Product validation
Live testing
Opportunity for investment
Curated programme of events

Industry partners



06 June 2018

Applications Open

Follow the apply link and make sure you finalise your application before the deadline.

22 July 2018

Application Deadline

We’ll review all the applications received and successful applicants will be invited to Pitch Day.

05 September 2018

Pitch day

Pitch Day is your chance to pitch to Goldacre and their partners to win a place on the programme.

08 October 2018

Programme starts

The 12-week mentor-led intensive collaboration between you, Goldacre and their partners starts here.

17 January 2019

Demo day

Demo Day is where you’ll show us what your business has achieved over the 12 weeks and pitch for investment.


The Noé Group is an innovative family office providing investment management and advisory services in Real Estate and PropTech.  Founded in 2017 by Zvi Noé, Raphael Noé, David Bloom and Leo Noé, one of the property industry’s most renowned figures, the Noé Group is built on more than 40 years of successful family office led investment. 

The Noé Group operates throughout the UK, Europe and Israel with over £2.3bn in assets under management through its principal businesses, Capreon and Goldacre. 

As a group, we manage a broad range of traditional and alternative property asset classes, including logistics, data centres, retail parks, shopping centres, office buildings, warehousing and industrial real estate. We are proud to have some of the largest and most important retailers as our tenants.

For further information please visit: www.Noé

Goldacre is an innovative family office investment house. As part of the Noé Group we leverage the scale of a £2.3bn asset management business with the nimbleness of a boutique. Passionate about backing businesses that drive change through technology in the real estate sector in the UK, Europe and Israel.

Our over four decades of investment experience in the real estate sector is coupled with ‘hands-on’ experience in building and working with operating businesses in the technology space. Space matters to us. How it is used, transacted, managed and created.

Our investment focus is entrepreneurs with big ideas, clear vision and the conviction and management team to drive them forward. Our capital is patient and our management proactive, allowing our teams the latitude to create long term value.

For further information please visit:

Capreon is a partner-owned, real estate investment, management and advisory firm, borne out of more than 40 years of family investment in the market. 

We are focused and driven investors, in it for the long term and motivated by real value. Real estate is in our DNA and it is what we enjoy doing. This means we pursue strategies that thrive through intensive management and value add. We understand though that assets live and breathe in a broader macro setting, and market selection and timing can sometimes be as important as asset selection.

We have local knowledge but a global outlook that is not bound by an institutional mind-set. We manage a broad range of traditional and alternative property asset classes, including logistics, data centres, retail parks, shopping centres, office buildings, warehousing and industrial real estate. 

For further information please visit:

L Marks is a corporate innovation specialist and early-stage investor. They build bridges between larger companies seeking to innovate more quickly and young companies with disruptive technologies, products and services. Founded in 2012 by serial entrepreneur Stuart Marks, they run bespoke partnership programmes across industry sectors, supporting rapid innovation and connecting them with the best small businesses.

Clients such as Mischon de Reya, intu, and International Airlines Group (IAG) have worked with L Marks to identify business challenges and turn these into opportunities for improvement and innovation. L Marks programmes are individually developed to create real opportunities for innovators and entrepreneurs to test and grow their idea/ product with sector experts and partners.

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