Winter is Coming! Here’s Your Comprehensive Fall Checklist for Winterizing Your Commercial Building – Updated for 2019

The unforgiving cold, snow, and ice of winter can cause serious (and expensive) damage to commercial properties if you do not adequately prepare for it. Water damage, unwanted critters, rusting metal, rotting wood, cracks and holes in brick and concrete,...

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Surprises Are For Parties, Not Real Estate Investments

We enjoy surprises in many aspects of our lives - birthday parties, a good plot twist in a movie, receiving special recognition from a coworker - but when it comes to major purchases in our lives, we don’t want...

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Technology in Commercial Real Estate: Do You Know What’s Available to You?

In today’s commercial real estate world, technology plays a big part in property/facility management. Physically meeting maintenance/repair service technicians at each property, or leaving voicemails to communicate about each job or task needed to be completed at each property on...

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How to Prevent a “Lakeshore Drive Emergency” in Your Commercial Building

Photo from the Chicago Sun Times Last month, a section of Chicago’s North Lakeshore Drive closed due to a “structural emergency”, which consisted of cracks and section loss on both the deck and substructure of the road. An inspection in...

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Your Comprehensive Fall Checklist for Winterizing Your Commercial Building

The unforgiving cold, snow, and ice of winter can cause serious damage to commercial properties if you do not adequately prepare for it. Water damage, utilities out, unwanted critters, rusting metal, rotting wood, cracks and holes in brick and concrete,...

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Growing Number of Outpatient Facilities Face Maintenance & Repair Decisions

Health Care Shifts Away from the Hospital Setting Outpatient clinics are becoming more widespread than ever before as health systems are shifting health care delivery to a more cost-effective approach. Rather than directing large volumes of outpatient services through high-cost...

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Why Amazon Just Copied Our Service Model

Amazon is making headlines in the facility cleaning industry with their new and improved housekeeping services. The e-commerce giant launched into the marketplace three years ago, but the recent change in its service model is turning heads. Amazon's Old Service...

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Maintenance & Repair of Commercial Properties: The Old Way vs. The New Way

There’s nothing wrong with taking a taxi to the airport. But is that really the best way to get there? After all, there are now apps like Lyft that will not only get you to the airport, they will...

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