Return On Investment | Building Engines
Building Engines Blog | Return On Investment
A growing number of owners recognize the potential in property and tenant management tools. Rather than view these tools only of concern to property managers, savvy owners recognize that operations management platforms can help them boost the value of their assets.
Here’s some commons reasons why people delay investing in a property & tenant management system, and how you can overcome them.
For a business decision maker, return on investment is key to any decision. As attractive the practicality of the technology, it has to work from a financial perspective. In this post, I’ll outline where you’ll see the payback from investing in a mobile property management strategy.
I recently discovered an interesting new insurance product for the small owner Multi-family market that allows private landlords in the U.S. rent default insurance. It may be hard to understand the excitement behind this new offering, so let me paint a picture:
I’ve been told, “If you’re looking for answers, they’re not going to just fall into your lap!” Well, if you post the right question, they just may fall into your LinkedIn lap. Following a Building Engines webinar on LEED EBOM certification, I wanted to open up the discussion to other property and energy management and professionals.
LinkedIn, specifically the BOMA International Group, proved to be a worthy forum for my question: What are some tips around the greening of existing building? Here are some of the discussion’s responses
You’re ready to lower operating costs and increase the value of your building. You feel the need, the need for LEED. Now, how do you get buy-in from your team? Here are the steps to build support for LEED Existing Buildings within your organization:
The rationale for automating all the operational areas of your business is clear. Less clear: the process for identifying and evaluating property and tenant management systems. This short video identifies the important considerations and questions to include in your criteria checklist.
During this interim November election, I came to the realization that new beginnings start with new leadership. The nature of the “great unwashed” is that when things get tough and stay tough for a long time, the masses wait around for CHANGE. With change comes the inertia of a renewed sense of purposes and a chance for […]
Economies plunge. Clients cancel. Jobs disappear. Debts accumulate. Organizations contract. Tenants shrink. Cubes empty. Owners worry. Managers panic. Space gets spacious. Buildings remain. Maintenance awaits. Expenses loiter. Costs get costlier. Tenants demand. Inflation looms. Oil prices rise, then fall, then rise, then RISE! Transactions slow. Cap rates contract. Light bulbs go off. Managers manage. Engineers […]
Americans love “The Office” with Steve Carell – a quirky, strife and breath sitcom about working in an office environment for an aptly named company called Dunder Mifflin. The plot originally centered on an office that faces closure when the company decides to downsize its branches. Now there’s a funny scenario for you. I personally […]