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Property Managers Need a Variety of Skills to Succeed

Date: Monday, March 4, 2013

Property Managers Need a Variety of Skills to Succeed Commercial buildings often become a central part of local communities. Businesses come and go, but the facilities and often their managers remain. It is the care and maintenance of these properties that often determine the overall success of the local economy. Poor management causes buildings...

Improve Workplace Safety with Risk Management

Date: Monday, February 25, 2013

Improve Workplace Safety with Risk Management While caring for a commercial building, there are many times when a maintenance worker or building manager may be working alone. During these situations, an accident can become much more dangerous, as there is no one else to call for help if the employee is seriously harmed. Addressing these situations...

Property Management Data that is Safe, Secure and Available

Date: Friday, February 15, 2013

"Logicwork’s achievement of SSAE16 compliance ensures that Building Engines customers will continue to benefit from the highest level of performance." -Tim Kelly, Director of Engineering PROPERTY AND TENANT MANAGEMENT DATA THAT IS SAFE, SECURE AND ALWAYS AVAILABLE Building Engines, global provider of comprehensive web-based and mobile property and...

BuildingConnect- Powerful, Easy to Use Property Websites

Date: Friday, February 1, 2013

BUOLDING ENGINES INTRODUCES BUILDINGCONNECT- A POWERFUL AND EASY TO USE PROPERTY WEBSITE SOLUTION Building Engines, global provider of comprehensive web-based and mobile property and tenant management solutions, announced the March launch of BuildingConnect – an...

BE-Mobile Launches to Record Start

Date: Monday, February 4, 2013

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE OPERATIONS APP, BE-MOBILE, LAUNCHES TO RECORD START Building Engines, global provider of comprehensive web-based and mobile property and tenant management solutions, announced the successful release of its next generation mobile app (BE-Mobile). The App...

Mobile Technology Helping to Change Building Management

Date: Monday, May 6, 2013

Mobile Technology Helping to Change Building Management People always seem to be connected to their mobile phones. With the ability to do just about anything, smartphones have become a standard tool for many consumers and building managers. Mobile technology provides a number of advantages to building managers, including increased flexibility and...

Banks Tighten Lending to Small Property Management Firms

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The commercial real estate sector could be headed toward major headwinds. The Wall Street Journal notes that banks are becoming more reluctant to extend loans to small property management firms as a significant number of...

Benchmark Report: Property Websites for CRE

Date: Monday, February 25, 2013

BUILDING ENGINES RELEASES BENCHMARK SURVEY REPORT: PROPERTY AND TENANT WEBSITES Building Engines, global provider of comprehensive web-based and mobile property and tenant management solutions, today released a Property & Tenant Websites Benchmark Report compiled from...

Use Video Effectively in Your Business

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Businesses in every field are looking to take advantage of technology to boost their efficiency. With the growth of e-commerce, more organizations are turning to social media to connect with customers and gain an understanding of their audience. However, video may be more effective for creating engaging consumer experiences, and it could also be...

Build a Championship Team

Date: Friday, May 10, 2013

The NBA playoffs are underway and various franchises are making their push toward the championship. The tournament will require teams and players to perform at their best to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals, and there are several lessons that building managers can use to ensure they are delivering their best performance.   It's About the...

Stay Ahead of Repairs with Regular Inspections

Date: Friday, May 10, 2013

Commercial buildings see a lot of use. There are a large number of people using office buildings and industrial properties for long hours, which increases the general wear on equipment. To stay on top of maintenance issues, building managers may need to conduct regular inspections of their properties. This can be done through a simple walkthrough...

Canadian Court Case Highlights Need for Proper Record-keeping

Date: Friday, May 10, 2013

Environmental issues can crop up in some unusual situations. Building owners need to be mindful of their impact on local watersheds and, in some cases, may be required to take extra steps to protect wildlife. That was the case for one Canadian property group that found itself facing a lawsuit related to the deaths of hundreds of birds. The...

Dealing with Vacancies Effectively

Date: Friday, May 10, 2013

Building managers constantly need to deal with issues before they affect tenants. Being able to coordinate maintenance and handle problems is an essential part of their success. Good building managers will be able to keep their tenants happy and paying rent, but occasionally, one may move out for. Whether the move was the result of tenants...

Mobile App Users Need Offline and Multi-platform Support

Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Property Management Mobile Usage Study Proves Need for Offline and Multi-Platform Application Support Building Engines, global provider of comprehensive web-based and mobile property and tenant management solutions, today announced the results of a 30- day analysis of customer usage of its mobile application, BE-Mobile. The study tracked a...

Actionable Intelligence, Let Me Shake Your Hand

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Over a decade ago, when we first released our Property and Tenant Management System, it felt like we were standing alone on a soap box with a megaphone trying to inform the CRE masses of the infinite value that technology can bring to operations and tenant service. Back then, we heard a lot of push back about the importance of personal...