Jeevan Kalanithi Kalanithi says jobs involving tracking and managing projects could benefit from the technology.

SAN FRANCISCO—As technology slowly gets a foothold in the commercial real estate world, artificial intelligence is taking on an increased role in the process. AI has gone from its basic form, self-correcting and learning as it receives more information, into more complex tasks such as scanning documents, detecting market anomalies and discovering untapped value creation/investment opportunities.