Building Engines Blog | Assets & Maintenance
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Yep, it’s that time of year again. That time when there aren’t enough hours in the day and crunching numbers never seems to end… It’s Budget Season. In case you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed, check out our budget checklist below to make sure you’ll be nailing your targets for the year ahead.
Owners search for every possible opportunity to maximize the value of their properties. A growing number of owners recognize the potential in property and tenant management technology to help them achieve this goal.
Trends in the broader economy can have a large impact on the commercial real estate sector. Shifts in production levels in the manufacturing industry may contribute to the need for additional space or warehouses may close based on declining sales in certain regions. It’s like an economic butterfly effect. In some cases, economic changes may […]
Successful audits will help building management companies improve their operations.
Building owners need to be mindful of their impact on local watersheds and, in some cases, may be required to take extra steps to protect wildlife.
We all head into the New Year having wrapped up our planning and budgets. There are things we have clear insight into and then there’s things like Second Barrel Syndrome that just happen. There’s no avoiding them, but you have to anticipate and leave room for them.
Before you can answer the question, “How is my property performing?” you need to ask a few questions. An understanding of property performance is rooted in operational data that is documented, visible, and accessible. However, collecting and managing this data can often feel like searching for the Holy Grail, and wholly fail.
Building Engines announced the release of new tools for managing building equipment and capital assets more efficiently. The new features empower building owners and managers to search, track, report and act on equipment related data, helping them address maintenance problems and improve capital planning and expense forecasting.
I just read that the U.S. office market recovery has begun: “…that the third quarter the U.S. office market posted positive net absorption for the second consecutive quarter — 5 million square feet absorbed in the second quarter and 7 million square feet in third quarter.” [U.S. Office Market Enters Early Recovery as Absorption, Demand […]