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Purchasing a property management platform is a lot like building a relationship. It takes dedication, effort, and the desire and ability to achieve common goals.
The day-to-day routine of a Building Engineer can be chaotic. Tenant requests flow in from all areas of the property and the staff needs to be available and ready to jump from task to task every time their phones ring and chime with orders.
This summer is set to be more extreme than prior years, with more frequent above-90-degree days on the East Coast while the drought in the West continues to expand.
Have you felt it? That buzz sweeping through CRE? Tech, tech, TECH! Everywhere I turn, I see articles like CRE Tech Trends for 2015; events like CRE // Tech Intersect, DisruptCRE and Realcomm (dedicated solely to emerging and established technologies); and new resources for CRE tech News.
It’s clearly an imperative today for many property management teams to adapt their approach and processes to meet the demands and expectations of modern tenants and owners and the information age.
As a 14 year old technology “startup,” we regularly have conversations about our company’s history, trajectory and in particular, the factors that have led to our success and longevity.
In our latest podcast, Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman is joined by Mat Brogie, COO at Repsly and former Director at Mobility CIO.
In our latest podcast, Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman is joined by Rob Murchison and Tom Shircliff, Co-Founders of Intelligent Buildings.
In our latest podcast, Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman is joined by Bill Greenhaus, Principal and Founder of REdirect Consulting.
In our latest podcast, Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman is joined by Pierce Neinken, West Region Solution Director, CBRE, and the Founder of CRE // Tech Intersect.
We’re excited crown McKinley Ricks, Chief Engineer, Divaris Property Management as the 2015 Maintenance Hero!
If it’s March, it means that we’re finally heading out of winter (please) and it’s also time for the IREM Asset & Property Management Conference in New York. Building Engines was proud to continue our support of the event as a sponsor and I had the privilege again to participate as a panelist – and this year, to moderate a panel as well.
A reality of the joy of business travel (note sarcastic tone here), especially in the winter, are the inevitable flight delays, missed connections and cancellations. Getting stuck in one of these situations usually results in a mad dash with your fellow travelers to the customer service desk or taking your place in on-hold hell while your already low phone battery dwindles down to reserve power.
Completing work on the go from a phone or tablet should improve your productivity and tenant service delivery – not waste time waiting for screens to load, dragging and resizing, and pushing buttons too small for fingers.
This month’s customer spotlight shines on Chad Miller, Assistant Property Manager, Harsch Investment Properties in San Francisco, where he started over 8 years ago as a temporary receptionist.