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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 […]

2 Important Trends for Commercial Real Estate Technology in 2018

2 Important Trends for Commercial Real Estate Technology in 2018

My position at a technology firm that helps our clients manage over 1.5 billion square feet of property offers me a pretty unique point of view on an industry. I’m fortunate to have this perspective of the Commercial Real Estate (CRE) market, a sector that is quickly changing as the worlds of technology and customer […]

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 […]

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, […]

6 Reasons CRE Property Managers Love Smartphones

6 Reasons CRE Property Managers Love Smartphones

Every day, we rely on mobile devices. As you work hard to keep your tenants happy, that same convenience you’re used to from the smartphone in your pocket can help to delight the occupants in your buildings. It also allows owners to increase revenues from properties offering optimal levels of convenience and high-quality service. Here […]

All Eyes on Real Estate Tech: 4 Reasons to Watch (and Join) this Space

All Eyes on Real Estate Tech: 4 Reasons to Watch (and Join) this Space

It’s been a remarkable four months since joining the Building Engines team as we work to bring innovative property operations management technology to all corners of the Commercial Real Estate market. Driven by thousands of incredibly amazing customers and an industry-leading solution, it’s been an exciting journey thus far to say the least. In fact, […]

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What Should Your Engineers Work on First, Today?

There’s an old saying, “If you chase two rabbits, you won’t catch either one.” It refers to our tendency to spread ourselves too thin, to chase too many priorities at once, and ultimately get nothing done – or worse, waste valuable time and energy on the wrong things. Your engineers likely have a ton of […]

7 Ways to Go Home Happier as a Property Manager

7 Ways to Go Home Happier as a Property Manager

It’s 6:00pm (if you’re lucky) – are you headed home exhausted? If you’re a professional in CRE property management, the answer is likely “yes.” You’re probably staying late to put out yet another fire (metaphorically speaking.) Property managers deal with a lot during their day, with responsibilities to create a better tenant experience, maintain equipment, […]

Unmasking the Amazing 2016 Property Hero Award Finalists

Unmasking the Amazing 2016 Property Hero Award Finalists

It’s usually considered taboo to unmask a hero in comic books and comic book movies, but this is the real deal. The 2016 Property Hero Awards, where amazing commercial property management professionals in both maintenance and management can be publicly recognized, is coming to a close. But don’t worry – it isn’t too late to […]

How to Emerge as the Ultimate Property Management Thought Leader

How to Emerge as the Ultimate Property Management Thought Leader

If you haven’t heard by now, finding a commercial property management thought leader online is pretty much a crapshoot. You just won’t find many out there. But rather than continue to wonder where all these great, forward-thinking CRE professionals are, I thought I’d take a stab at providing a resource for getting started. You can think […]

Introducing the 2016 Property Hero Awards

Introducing the 2016 Property Hero Awards

Last year’s premiere commercial real estate awards event, “Maintenance Hero,” is back and bigger than ever for 2016, with a new name: the Property Hero Awards! The Property Hero Awards recognize the unsung heroes of property management in both Maintenance and Management, commending them for the passion, professionalism, and progressive-thinking that is helping to positively […]