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When we say BE-Mobile is accessible on all devices, we mean it. Today we are excited to announce the latest operating system to integrate with our software – the BlackBerry OS10 platform! Now BB Z10, Q10 and Q5 users can access all of the powerful features of BE-Mobile.
Following successive years of double digit growth, we are excited to announce we move to a new location starting today!
Drawing in new tenants can be an arduous task. It doesn’t matter how much your property has to offer if you aren’t advertising those details effectively to potential clients.
As Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman recently discussed at BOMA 2013, the “Big Data” paradox is that while businesses in all industries are increasingly automating their operating procedures and adding advanced systems, they are losing productivity.
According to Michael Crowley in his article Handheld Computing Devices Improve Managing Work-Order Data, what businesses were not planning for, however, was for handhelds to merely speed up the collection of poor-quality work-order and asset data collection. Even then, data was only coming to the companies who were using handhelds regularly.
I like to blog about CRE. If I didn’t like to write (read: ramble, rant and rave) about building operations, property management and the state of the industry, you wouldn’t be reading this post right now. Besides enjoying the click-clack of the keyboard and the progression of thought to tangible type, I blog for another reason – because it’s advantageous. I’m a blogger with benefits.
Another type of relationship is with your vendors. Making sure your vendor is top of the line is the first step in your blossoming relationship that cannot be overlooked. In these rapports, mystery loses its allure. According to a Buildings magazine article, Vet Your Vendors: Screening Steps to Ensure Your Vendor Is Top Notch, “more than 80 percent of companies conduct formal background checks on their full-time employees, but less than 20 percent do any type of screening of their vendors, supplies, and contractors.”
According to an article in Buildings Magazine, Where America Goes to Work, the commercial real estate industry offers a significant contribution to the the U.S. economy.
Your company may not have the “fierce five” somersaulting down the halls or Ryan Lochte’s unmistakable American flag mouth piece glinting in the cubicle across from you, but that doesn’t mean your risk management can’t be world class too.