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3 Ways To Use Checklists To Improve Building Management

Posted by Brett Long on Mar 21, 2018 10:02:00 AM

In building management, what’s the secret to keeping costs down and tenants satisfied?

Adopt a proactive management approach to the building and address issues promptly when they occur. To translate that concept into action, use checklists to manage your priorities in each area of the building. Here are three possibilities you can use to improve your operations.

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Topics: Facilities Management

5 Ways Mobile Forms Improve Daily Operations for Facilities Management

Posted by Brett Long on Feb 20, 2018 9:44:00 AM

Think about the last time you needed to find a document from 2 years ago; did you spend 30 minutes digging through a box of old files? Or maybe your maintenance team needs to come into the office to get work assignments each day, and if something comes up during the day, you have to fax or email them the work request.

As a facilities or property manager, there’s a lot to manage everyday between maintenance work, leasing, and other operations tasks. When staff is spread out between buildings, units and the main office, you need to be able to communicate efficiently and make sure that the right work is getting done.

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Topics: Facilities Management, Mobile Forms

Sixty Minutes to a Better Home Appraisal Checklist

Posted by Brett Long on Dec 19, 2017 9:28:00 AM

In the home appraisal business, delivering a robust appraisal opinion is critical. Lenders, homebuyers, insurers and other stakeholders rely on this document to make decisions. Miss a single important step and the integrity of the entire appraisal may be called into question.

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Topics: Facilities Management

How to Use Eforms to Improve Facilities Management Training

Posted by Brett Long on Dec 11, 2017 9:45:00 AM


Maintaining buildings and other properties in excellent condition is becoming more difficult each year. In the past, you might have succeeded by locking up the doors and heading home for the night. That approach will no longer work.

Why Does Training Matter for Facilities Management?

Terrorism, hacking, crime and liability worries are pushing facilities professionals to new heights. How will your staff understand these issues? For consistent results, use a department wide training program.

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Topics: Facilities Management

How the World’s Luxury Destinations Win With Preventive Maintenance

Posted by Brett Long on Nov 27, 2017 9:41:00 AM

A preventive maintenance program is the secret weapon used by leading companies to keep customers happy. Where can we get ideas for making the most of this maintenance time and effort? Luxury hotels! These upscale companies know that delighting customers includes keeping properties in top condition.

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Topics: Facilities Management