Property managers are struggling to keep property engineers and facility maintenance teams staffed with qualified, enthusiastic employees. “It is definitely hard to find building engineers,” said Kim Lewis,
Whether you’re a property manager or property owner, one universal truth is clear: Your most valuable asset is the building for which you are charged to care, protect and generate returns. It goes without saying then that as protector, it is your duty to identify and mitigate the most
Many property management companies advertise statements such as, “We treat the properties we manage as if they were our own.” For this statement to be true, property managers must constantly focus on maintaining and increasing the value of the real estate asset they’re
If you attended the Colorado Real Estate Journal’s 14th annual Property Management Conference and Expo in February, you likely heard a panel discussion highlighting the careers of an exciting group of young commercial property management professionals. As is typical in this type of panel discussion, the opening question was, “How did you get into this business?” And, as also is...
Energy retrofitting means including energy-efficiency processes in all building upgrades, renovations and repair activities related to a building’s energy-consuming systems. Systems may include the building
As you watch your parking lot fill with snow, you know each new inch is additional work for you. The concrete and asphalt surrounding your building is the bridge each employee crosses every workday to do their job.
Building tune-ups are opportunities that address the trifecta of bottom-line improvements for an organization: increased asset value, increased productivity, and reduced maintenance and operating expenses