Real Estate

December 9, 2020

The Pandemic Has Demanded More Of Property Managers Than Ever Before

The economic distress caused by the coronavirus pandemic has largely spared the property management industry, but the safety issues the disease presents have placed a heavy burden on its workers. Property management companies haven’t experienced any major layoffs, but the average workload for employees in every part of the business has risen significantly, multiple sources told Bisnow. From...

October 22, 2020

What Property Managers Need to Know About Cyber Security

Over the last decade, the way commercial office buildings operate has become more sophisticated and streamlined with new advances in technology. From building connectivity to HVAC systems to keyless entry—tech and smart tech has made its way into nearly every facet of how a building operates. But as the technology has become more advanced and...

October 14, 2020

How to Reopen Professional Offices with COVID-19 Safety Measures in Mind

While a handful of states are reversing their reopening plans as COVID-19 cases jump again, in many regions businesses operating in professional offices have returned to work in some way, shape or form. For businesses that have employees coming back to their pre-COVID desks, there are many important safety measures that they should be implementing...

October 12, 2020

Tips for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

As school, socializing, and many aspects of life have moved online this year, it’s more important than ever that you protect your digital devices and steer clear of cybercriminals. So during National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), observed each October, the FBI and partner agencies remind you to do your part and #BeCyberSmart all year long. Now in...

Office fires can be equally devastating for both the employees and employers. Even if no one gets hurt, the damages could take the business offline. The impacts of a commercial fire can range from business incapacitation to inventory loss. As most businesses cannot afford a shutdown period, it is important to consider certain precautions to ensure the...

September 29, 2020

Positive Impact Of COVID-19 On the Construction Industry

As we head into the latter portion of 2020, we are able to take a comprehensive look on the impact COVID-19 had in a variety of industries. Construction industry professionals—from developers to contractors, HOA Managers, Board of Directors and beyond—faced unprecedented hurdles as a result of stay-at-home mandates and other COVID-19 regulations. Closed borders and...

September 28, 2020

Reopening HOA Amenities in the COVID-19 World

As the seesaw battle of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, HOA boards and managers are torn between the fear of reopening amenities and the desire of residents to enjoy their use. Pools, gyms, and tennis courts are hot issues now as HOAs try to return toward normalcy. Most county health departments have specific guidance regarding reopening...

September 15, 2020

Commercial Real Estate: Post-Coronavirus Market Outlook

A global view of the pandemic’s impact on the commercial marketThe world has changed dramatically since the coronavirus outbreak, and global real estate markets have not escaped its impact. The pandemic has magnified and accelerated a number of sector trends for the longer term. Even in a post-pandemic world, it is widely accepted that many...

September 10, 2020

How to Protect Your Tenants from Air Pollution

When we think of air pollution, it’s easy to fixate on the contaminants that arise from factories or disastrous wildfires. And the general effects of climate change are contributing to ozone losses, making outdoor air pollution an increasingly worrisome issue. But actually, it’s not just outdoor air pollution we need to worry about. In many...

September 9, 2020

National Preparedness Month: Workplace Safety

No matter where you live, you’re sure to encounter and have to deal with emergencies, whether they be tornadoes, fires, chemical or toxic spills, or any number of other natural and man-made disasters. In these situations when conditions can so quickly become life-threatening, workplace preparedness is key and could mean the difference between life and...