Defining Your “Data DNA” in the Changing World

Data-Driven Globalization The world is changing. Data-driven globalization is our new reality and impacts every aspect of our lives, our business, our environment, and our planet. Across the real estate and asset management industry, these impacts are far-reaching and pervasive.  Our resources, both...

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Maintaining Your Facilities In Complex Times

Understanding the Condition of Your Facilities Every institution, regardless of its size and location, engages in a constant battle identifying issues within their buildings, maintaining an accurate condition assessment of their buildings in real time, and integrating facility data with other...

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Retain Ownership of Your Data

According to independent research presented at this year’s annual conference for the Society of College and University Planning (SCUP), the most urgent concern of College and University Leadership is that the data being collected by their institution is not being...

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How to Calculate TCO for Real Estate Portfolios

Costs are key considerations for any firm’s real estate operations. Operating costs in relation to building value and revenue are ultimately what drive returns for investors. For owner-occupiers, operating costs and capital costs over time drive management success. Organizations rarely discuss...

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4tell Paves a New Digital Path Forward at the SCUP Conference

4tell Solutions made a big splash at SCUP. The Society for College and University Planning convened their annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee in mid-July.  SCUP is “a community of higher education leaders responsible for the integration of planning on their...

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Capital Investment Strategy vs. Capital Planning

If you ask most property executives about their capital investment strategy, many would quote the amount of money they expect to spend over the next 12 months on their buildings. Although that amount is important, the figure itself has more...

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The Problem with Inconsistent Building Inspection Checklists

Organizations always need to understand the physical condition of their properties. It impacts the wellbeing of their tenants, their capital budgets, and their bottom line. To do this, real estate managers will request a property inspection to uncover deficiencies or...

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3 Innovative Examples of Sustainable Construction

Eco-friendliness is a growing priority for both consumers and industry professionals. Today, top architects design with green features in mind. The result is architecture that is good for the planet and the skyline. Some of the most beautiful buildings in...

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Why Data Governance Policies are Critical in the Public Sector

Today's public sector organizations operate in an increasingly complex environment. These organizations are responsible for expanding their services, but are forced to do so within financial constraints. With scrutiny on public spending growing, there is also an increasing focus on...

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