June 15, 2020
What is a Methodology Statement The steps the task or scope of works requires from start of finish. Simple enough right! The exercise is not a p ..
Facility Performance in Commercial
What is Facility Performance: When we talk about Facility Performance (or Building Performance) we refer to costs versus income, that is the bui ..
Climate Bonds – Investment Climate Bonds: Mobilizing debt capital markets for climate change solutions “Bonds” are a financial ..
A few Helpful Hints for correct Elevator Etiquette Many of us use elevators every day from the city to the suburbs, in commercial office buildin ..
June 7, 2020
The First Thing In Building Management
What is the Number One Task for any Building Manager? Risk Management. The first thing in building management, the number one priority, in our v ..
June 7, 2020
Outsourcing Facility Management
Outsourcing Facility Management There are “Pro’s and Con’s” with any business strategy. Facility Management outsourcing ..
Commercial Furniture Fail
The false economies if reusing commercial furniture in an office space The Commercial Furniture Fail .We look at a few different scenarios and n ..
Abatement versus Incentive
Abatement versus Incentive | What Do These Terms Actually Mean Abatement versus Incentive: The Lease agreement or contract between the Landlord ..
June 7, 2020
Work Orders 101
Work Orders – 101 Devil is in the Detail. Work orders are the number 1 item for “move it over there, follow up tomorrow, it 4:45pm, it can wait, ..
Pest Control Pigeons
Pest Control Pigeons Are Pigeons leaving unsightly droppings on your building and car park pipes, ledges, and facades? Have the pigeons damaged ..
Who Is The Building Caretaker?
Building Management Who is the Building Caretaker? “Property Manager, Building Manager, Strata Manager, Somebody tell me, Who is the Building Ca ..
Building Management Change
Building Management vendor Change: Should you change your building management vendor? Why should you change? What are the benefits and liabiliti ..
Outsource the House Keeping
Outsourcing the House Keeping for the Hotel – “What a Stupid Idea!!” The conversation went a little like this: “Who’s idea was that, no one does ..
Outsourcing Facility Services
Outsourcing Facility Services Facility Services delivery includes more than just attending site and organizing corrective maintenance, it encomp ..
Commercial Property Types
Commercial Real Estate Types Offices, Retail, and Industrial There are three main types of commercial properties which attract a tenant and cons ..
Contract Management Fail
A Contract Management Fail An outline of this privileged observation: Contract Management: In a nut shell, a HVAC contractor is a given a task t ..
Property Management Why a Bank Guarantee? “The Commercial Real Estate Agent has asked you for a Bank Guarantee, Why?”. What is a Bank Guarantee, ..
Contract Management Clauses
Contract Management Clauses Contract Management gone wrong: There many strategies involved in contract management which pursue outcomes aligned ..
Should We Terminate This Vendor
We Found ourselves in a situation where we had to terminate a vendor | What are your thoughts? Let us set the Scene. Residential apartment block ..
Compliance Water Issues
Ensuring Compliant water storage methods in Commercial buildings The Responsibility At some point in time, it will occur that an owner/occupier ..