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Q&A with 2018 Management Hero, Kim Callicoat

Q&A with 2018 Management Hero, Kim Callicoat

Kim Callicoat, Assistant Property Manager at Highwoods Properties, recently took home the grand prize in Building Engines’ 2018 Property Hero contest, winning top place in the category of Management Hero. This award recognizes strong commercial asset management and practices that improve the customer experience, asset value, performance and overall efficiency.     With multiple nominations […]

The 4 Commercial Real Estate Trends You Need to Know in 2018

The 4 Commercial Real Estate Trends You Need to Know in 2018

Takeaways from the latest episode of CRE Tech Talks featuring Phil Mobley, Head of Research at Building Engines, Inc. 1. The World is Changing and CRE is not Immune. The largest change involves market pressures that are affecting the operational side of the Commercial Real Estate industry. Firstly, the millennial generation is the single largest […]

Looking to the Future of Property Management with Building Engines’ New Chief Product Officer, Daniel Cozza

Looking to the Future of Property Management with Building Engines’ New Chief Product Officer, Daniel Cozza

  Building Engines is excited to welcome Daniel Cozza as Chief Product Officer. Read the full press release. Daniel is a leader in his own right, having driven product innovation at Vela Systems (where he worked alongside our CEO, Tim Curran) and led the real estate technology division at Autodesk. [Related: 5 Questions for Building […]

Never Let a Dollar Slip Through the Cracks

Never Let a Dollar Slip Through the Cracks

New Features to Help You Increase Revenue When I joined Building Engines a few months back I was impressed with the company’s broad initiatives. Today I’d like to share some of our newest innovations that will help you to build a better P&L for you and your owner. As my colleague Scott Sidman mentioned a […]

We Respond to 4 Key Thoughts on Digital Transformation from an Industry CIO

We Respond to 4 Key Thoughts on Digital Transformation from an Industry CIO

  Art McCann is the Chief Information Officer at Highwoods Properties, a fully-integrated REIT specializing in the development, acquisition, leasing and management of quality office space, primarily in BBDs (best business districts) throughout the Southeast. He was recently featured in this interesting article in Realcomm, showcasing an important point of view from a leading professional […]

5 Questions for Building Engines’ New CEO, Tim Curran

5 Questions for Building Engines’ New CEO, Tim Curran

It’s been quite a year for the Building Engines team following our latest infusion of capital investment in October 2016. This year, we introduced new mobile innovations with an enhanced mobile tenant services app, The Hive, unveiled the characteristics of high-performing CRE organizations in the industry’s first CRE operations benchmarking research, hosted our community of […]

Highlights from Our Conversation with Michael Beckerman

Highlights from Our Conversation with Michael Beckerman

Michael Beckerman is the founder of CRE industry destination The News Funnel and CEO of the largest commercial real estate tech events in the industry CRE Tech. He recently sat down with Building Engines’ Head of Research, Phil Mobley, to discuss the findings of our CRE operations industry benchmarking research. Highlights of the full discussion are […]

How to Be a CRE Building Tenants Are Thankful For

How to Be a CRE Building Tenants Are Thankful For

It’s Thanksgiving week here in the US – and that means it’s time to celebrate food, family, and most importantly, football. This is, of course, also a time for reflecting on the things that we’re thankful for. To help you get into the right kind of Thanksgiving spirit, we’ve compiled a few ways to be […]

Do You Have a Workflow Problem? Find Out...

Do You Have a Workflow Problem? Find Out…

In every Commercial Real Estate organization, great service doesn’t happen by accident. Your workflows – the steps taken after a service request – are key to a positive tenant experience. (And, in fiercely competitive CRE markets, service performance matters!) Property owners and managers, do you have a workflow problem?

6 Facts About CRE Sustainability

6 Facts About CRE Sustainability

Building Engines just launched a new episode of CRE Tech Talks, our podcast series featuring discussions on critical industry topics for CRE professionals.  Episode 15 covers “The Scope of Sustainability in Commercial Real Estate” featuring guest Matt Ellis, Founder and CEO of Measurabl, and hosted by Scott Sidman, SVP of Building Engines and CRE Technology Evangelist. Here are […]

Call Our Bluff: Which CRE Property Management Horror Stories Are True?

Call Our Bluff: Which CRE Property Management Horror Stories Are True?

Which CRE Property Management Horror Stories Are True? Play the game, and call our bluff! Happy Halloween.

Half of CRE Property Managers Get This Wrong About Tenant Sat...

Half of CRE Property Managers Get This Wrong About Tenant Sat…

50% of CRE Property Management Professionals say their primary method for measuring tenant satisfaction is “informal tenant meetings,” according to an industry benchmark survey conducted by Building Engines.   You can download a copy of that study here.   Put another way, this research means half of property managers in Commercial Real Estate rely on […]

What to Look for in a Mobile CRE Solution

What to Look for in a Mobile CRE Solution

  Mobile has transformed the way we live our lives, giving us on-demand access to anything, at any time, from anywhere. It’s also changed the way businesses operate, creating exciting new opportunities for the Commercial Real Estate world. Both tenants and CRE employees stand to benefit from the efficiencies that mobile technology can bring. But, […]

Justify Your TRANSFORM 2017 Attendance

Justify Your TRANSFORM 2017 Attendance

Become “Measurably Better” at TRANSFORM 2017. The Building Engines 2017 Client Summit will feature best practices and benchmark data, industry leader panel discussions, full access to the Building Engines Client Success team in our Training Zone, a Product Launch, and much more! Use this letter below to outline some of the amazing sessions highlighted at […]