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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.
Bisnow recently provided some fun facts for your next dinner party – New York City’s 10 oldest surviving commercial real estate dynasties. Who topped the list? Keep reading to find out and click here to view all 10.
I’m always embarrassed when our marketing folks ask me to pen something on CRE best practices – largely because I’ve only spent a few years in CRE (way too many in B2B technology) and so, inevitably, I plagiarize the comments and thoughts of some of the clients and prospects I’ve met with recently.
A Preventive Maintenance (PM) Program that overloads your maintenance staff and vendors with unnecessary tasks will result in dismal completion rates – ultimately resulting in backlog of maintenance, equipment failures and unhappy tenants.
I’ve lived in New England for the majority of my life. Known for its beautiful fall foliage, cold snowy winters, wet green springs (and the pollen that comes with it), and, of course, hot (often muggy) summer months.
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.
Property management platforms provide you with a simple way to virtually mange your vendors on both the web and mobile devices, allowing you to interact with a vendor company, or specific vendor employee instantaneously.
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.
If you’re trying to manage your buildings certificates of insurance using a spreadsheet and filing cabinet, KEEP READING! This blog is for you. With the pace of life in the 21st century, who has time to review the tenant and vendor COI spreadsheet to identify the expirations, reach out to your designated contact, follow up, […]
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.
Data technology and analysis is necessary now more than ever because of the changing demands of decision makers and the increasing amount of data available. But property data is meaningless unless it empowers your team to take action, make operational improvements, or improve service delivery. So what can you do to ensure your team is able to manage by exception?
The operational risks to a commercial property are many – at every turn is an opportunity for a slip-and-fall, a hazardous material leak, an uninsured vendor, or… worse. To compound that, the expectations and legal requirements that property teams are not only required to do, but also need to do, to prepare for emergencies and protect themselves from liability are high.
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.