The days of flipping through ads of a phonebook are over. Sending a pamphlet through the mail gets placed in the junk pile without a second thought. If a customer is going to find you, it’s going to be online. And in a highly competitive Commercial Real Estate market, your online image can go a long way. With so many search results available, it takes just seconds to diagnose whether you’ve found what you’re looking for or not.
The Eden Center in Falls Church, VA – which is believed to be the largest Vietnamese commercial center on the East Coast – was once a thriving shopping mall for the Washington area’s estimated 70,000 Vietnamese Americans. Unfortunately, as The Washington Post recently reported, the CRE retail space is now in a state of decay.
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.
Our latest customer spotlight shines on Kati McCarthy, Senior Vice President of Lillibridge Healthcare Services, Inc. As one of the nation’s leading owners and managers of healthcare real estate, Lillibridge is passionately committed to customer service as exemplified by their “Lillibridge Standard” of delivering value to tenants and investors.
Sometimes I miss important, relevant things I should be aware of. Such is the case with one of our long-time clients, Paradigm Properties. I quite accidentally stumbled upon the fantastic marketing program Paradigm developed for their 101 Tremont Street property today.
Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman recently returned from Realcomm 2014 in Las Vegas where he joined some of the CRE industry’s most visionary and innovative thought leaders to explore the latest technology innovations impacting the real estate landscape.
Do you dread planning your property’s holiday schedule? Coordinating tenant occupancy, staffing needs, and building operations can often be a hassle, involving multiple emails, phone calls and stacks of paper work.
This month’s customer spotlight shines on Inger Jackson of Spectrum | Emery, a CRE services company that leases and manages eight Class A office buildings in Franklin, TN.
By itself, workflows (or lack thereof) won’t really make or break your organization. You can probably even maintain the status quo without them. But they are also the easiest, most tactical thing you can implement in a relatively short timeframe to bring about a big change in the quality of your tenant service delivery program and your team’s efficiency.
We’re excited to announce that Building Engines client Washington Real Estate Investment Trust will be recognized for two of their properties at the 30th annual Local TOBY Awards Celebration in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, June 12.
This month’s customer spotlight is shining on Michael Prefi, Senior Real Estate Manager, CBRE. A 26-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Michael Prefi manages 32 Old Slip in New York City, which is a Class A Commercial Office Building in Manhattan’s Financial District.
Think you’ve gotten all you can out of 2013? Think again. We just released our annual “Best Property Management Content” list from the past year.
As temperatures drop and the cold months linger, property owners and managers are tasked with combatting rising energy costs. Sufficiently heating a commercial real estate building can often drain the wallet – but it doesn’t have to. We’ve compiled a list of the top eight tips for saving money this season.
When evaluating service providers, property owners and managers often want to know what a company’s development plans are and how they reach their decisions. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to distinguish between the thought leaders and the average joes, so we wanted to share our “10 Commandments of Product Development Planning,” gleaned from over 12 years of best practice pursuit.