Power BI and Real Estate Management

Use Power BI to monitor Occupancy, Collections, Expenses, Cash Flow … and more

On this page we explain what Power BI is and how real estate management companies can use its power.

Power BI helps companies create reports and share them among co-workers. There’s no need to create charts in Excel and email Excel files (or screenshots) to co-workers.

Power BI not only enables you to create reports and charts … with Power BI you can also drill down into your data to understand which unit types are driving vacancy, or why expenses are higher than budgeted.

Examples of Real Estate Dashboards in Power BI

Below are some examples of real estate dashboards built in Power BI.

 

What is Power BI?

  • Power BI helps companies create reports and share them among co-workers. There’s no need to create charts in Excel and email Excel files (or screenshots) to co-workers.
  • Power BI not only enables you to create reports and charts, with Power BI you can also drill down into your data to understand patterns and relationships.

 

Can Power BI and Excel co-exist?

  • Excel will always remain the powerful business application it is. It cannot be replaced.
  • Power BI simply extends the reporting and data analysis capabilities of Excel.
  • Power BI’s data management features have similarities to Excel.
  • Power BI and Excel will co-exist and you will get the best of both applications.

 

What are some things that Power BI can do that Excel cannot?

  • Think of Excel’s charting capabilities. Microsoft realized that they are weak when it comes to simplicity, repeatability and sharing.
  • So, Microsoft invested in these features and built them into Power Bi.