Yardi Acquires We Are Forge For Visitor Management

Santa Barbara-based property management software developer Yardi announced today that it has acquired We Are Forge Ltd., a Bristol, UK-based software company which focuses on vivistor management and smart access control for the real estate market. We Are Forge Ltd. sells its products into the office, retail, industrial, flexible workspace and the education sectors. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Forge's cloud-based tool--Forge Bluepoint--provides access control to many London office buildings, and are used to manage visitors, access to meeting rooms, lifts, and car parking, and counts such customers as Landsec, HB Reavis, John Lewis and Partners, CBRE and Savills.