What to Include on Your Building Inspection Checklist

Building inspections aren’t just for keeping a finger on the pulse of your portfolio. You can use them to plan for the long-term needs and benefits associated with each property. They will inform your repair, acquisition or sale decisions moving...

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The Difference Between a PCA and FCA by ASTM 2018 Standards

Whether for annual capital budgeting or the refinancing of an existing property, building owners and managers need a comprehensive understanding of the physical condition of their properties. Not only does this help comply with ASTM 2018 standards, it also ensures...

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What’s Your Building Risk? Understanding Non-Quantifiable Risk

Environmental, political and organizational risks are becoming increasingly important for executives and stakeholders in real estate. For organizations, this means taking a holistic view of risk and moving away from direct financial measures alone. The theme of non-quantifiable risk is gaining...

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Facility Management Software: A Tool for Strategic Planning

Within real estate, investing and scenario planning are rarely simple tasks. Properties have many building components with separate needs and lifecycles. And that's before you multiply the process across a regional or national portfolio. Each asset is a complex infrastructure...

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Why You Need Asset Lifecycle Management Software

Many real estate organizations are preparing their capital budgets at this time of year. Still, the divide between groups that leverage their data and those who don’t keeps growing. Some organizations keep relying on fragmented data points for their properties...

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Change Management: 5 Tips for Software Implementation

The collection, management and analysis of data has always been critical to effective real estate asset management, but getting it right has never been as important as it is today. Implementing asset systems offers big rewards for organizations trying to...

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Is Facilities Capital Planning Software Obsolete?

The end of the year marks a busy time for capital asset planning. Among key tasks is the development of capital plans for the next year. Many organizations often have limited financial resources to spend. They must decide which assets...

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It’s Time to Upgrade Your Facility Condition Assessment Report

A facility condition assessment report is integral for capital planning or the purchase and sale of properties. It provides key insights on the state of buildings and their individual components. Despite the importance of these reports, they remain underutilized. Their information...

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4tell Launches Industry-Leading Asset Lifecycle Platform

Portland, ME, US and Toronto, ON, CA 4tell Solutions, the leading provider of Capital Asset Performance Software, is pleased to announce the release of its  4tell platform, a platform designed to deliver industry professionals complete visibility and real-time insight in every...

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How to Set Up a Risk Assessment Template

No business is without risk, but this doesn’t mean that every business or property faces the same risks and challenges on a day-to-day basis. Rather, these risks apply to a specific business model. That means you must address each concern...

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