Mobility | Building Engines
Building Engines Blog | Mobility
In our latest podcast, Building Engines SVP Scott Sidman is joined by Mat Brogie, COO at Repsly and former Director at Mobility CIO.
Every property owner and manager knows that effective and regular communication is essential to running an efficient and profitable building – and if the recent Blizzard in the Northeast is any reminder, it’s also critical for managing risk in emergency situations.
As our use of smartphones and tablets – and the business apps we use on them – continues to increase, our need for those apps to be available and functioning is becoming more and more “mission critical.”
With more than 80% of North American companies expected to implement BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies by 2015, it’s no surprise that property management teams are taking notice. More and more building owners are weighing the risks (data integrity, theft) versus the benefits (cost efficiency, increased productivity) and blazing the mobile trail.
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.
With hurricane season already upon us, is your commercial real estate building prepared for an emergency? Property owners and managers are responsible for reducing risk exposure, safeguarding occupants and staff, and, ultimately, reducing the expense associated with insuring CRE portfolios against liability.
Commercial real estate owners and managers are incredibly busy and their jobs continue to get more complex. Fortunately, through partnering with a property and tenant management software provider, they can standardize and automate and operations – which gives them real-time visibility and the control needed to improve key areas of daily activity and ultimately, net operating income.
We all know how frustrating it is when service on your mobile device is interrupted – a dropped call, a picture that won’t send, or the web page that just refuses to load. And when your job relies on your mobile device, the aggravation can be overwhelming.
While many property owners and managers have already begun addressing the needs of Millennial tenants with enhanced communications and operational transparency, not as much attention has been focused on those choosing commercial real estate as a career choice.
Several blogs posts ago we offered tongue-in-cheek advice on how to destroy productivity in a handy infographic. This time around we’re taking away the trendy visual but providing something even more valuable: concrete steps property owners and managers can take to ensure the maximum efficiency of their building team(s).
The concept of accessing the Internet from anywhere, at any time, has greatly impacted commercial real estate professionals – how they do business, communicate with tenants, and manage their workforces.
Building Engines’ SVP Scott Sidman and Jonathan Schultz, Co-founder and Managing Principal of Onyx Equities, spoke on a panel at the 2014 IREM Asset & Property Management Symposium on March 11 in NYC. Here are some highlights…
We just launched our innovative new Mobile Tenant Center that helps busy property managers, brokers, asset managers and any other member of the building team be better informed for meetings with their tenants.
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.
This holiday season, we asked our clients, “What are you thankful for?” Results ranged from ease of use to mobile capabilities to best practice knowledge. See what topped their lists below, and if their five faves aren’t part of your current package, it may be time to make a change. Enjoy!