How to Maximize an Investment in Commercial Real Estate

In the most competitive business environments, sometimes the little things have the biggest impact. This is the case when it comes to investment in commercial real estate. It is often the small details that can drive—or erode—value over time. But small...

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Want Better Condition Assessments? Find Time for This

Many executives think of property condition assessments as just another box to check off. But these evaluations can actually be beneficial. They offer actionable data and insights—if you take the time to analyze the data. Many professionals fail to use the...

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Do You Need an Environmental Site Assessment?

How do you know when you need to do an Environmental Site Assessment (ESA)? The quick answer is, when there are changes in ownership, conditions or financing. But what kind of changes, exactly? And how do you know which type...

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The Unexpected Benefits of a Property Assessment

If you think property assessments are just a frustrating exercise in compliance, think again. Many firms only do a property assessment because they have to. It's often a requirement from a compliance or regulatory standpoint. But this quick evaluation process can...

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Strategic Planning for Real Estate Asset Management

Strategic planning for real estate asset management is a complex process. Firms want to match budgets with long term operating and financial goals. But at the same time, they need to balance limited funds across large property portfolios. And each...

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What is an Intelligent Preventative Maintenance Program?

An intelligent preventative maintenance program is when technology supports a dynamic feedback loop. Actual operational performance adjusts the scheduled program to keep everything running smoothly. Today, organizations are making big investments in energy conservation technology and sustainability programs. These investments alone are not...

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4 Things Overlooked in Commercial Real Estate Analytics

Numbers can make or break a business case. This is especially true when you're building a business case for property capital investment. A solid financial foundation and plan limits misallocation of capital. It also helps justify investment decisions to stakeholders. Despite...

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How Real Estate Investment Software Impacts Your Team

After a long due diligence process and many vendor requests for proposals, you've made your selection. You've bought new real estate investment software. Now, you're using it in daily operations. As the software moves from the “honeymoon” stage to “business as...

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How Application Rationalization Improves Operations

Application rationalization isn’t a new buzzword. It’s a critical process for companies that rely on software. In today's digital age, we often take our corporate technology for granted. We assume the software programs we have and use automatically make us...

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How to Streamline Commercial Real Estate Analysis

The term "jumping in" may be sound advice for someone brainstorming a project. But it's rarely recommended for commercial real estate analysis. Whether you're looking at financial information or energy use, the processes and data behind your analysis have a...

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