Refresh Retail Spaces this Summer

There is no such thing as a lazy summer day for a retail facility or property manager. Since July through October are often the less busy months for retail, it is the perfect time for a summer refresh.  When done right, these small projects can have a big impact.  The most popular improvements during the […]

Preparing for the Storm and Tornado Season

The weather is heating up and the possibility of severe weather that could cause destruction to your facility is increasing.  Protect your building, business, tenants and workers with an emergency preparedness plan that outlines the necessary procedures to follow in any emergency.  Make sure your plan has the following elements: Organizational Components Dedicated Emergency Coordinators […]

Must-Know Current Office Building Trends

Wireless technology, laptops, handheld computing devices, and virtual meeting software like Skype and WebEx have given workers the ability to work from anywhere. As a result, the modern office environment is dedicating more square footage to more common gathering areas and less to workstations and cubicles. Despite technology and its ability to give workers mobility […]

Water Saving Tips for Commercial Buildings

Reducing water consumption both inside and outside of commercial facilities is easy, affordable, good for the environment and will help reduce costs.  Taking a few of these simple actions doesn’t just save water — it also helps ease the burden on your municipality. 25 percent of a local government’s electricity bill is due to treatment […]

Increasing Value of Medical Office Buildings (MOB’s)

The need for medical services will increase over the next decade due to demographics and new healthcare legislation. The baby boomer generation will grow by 36 percent and the recent laws passed will ensure that 32 million additional Americans will have health insurance. This is important for medical office facilities as medical practitioners and patients […]