How Governors Decide to Reopen — Or Not
How Governors Decide to Reopen — Or Not

Signs to Follow as We “Open Up America Again” and How to Prepare Your Business. While states like California, New York, and Michigan remain locked down and their governors say it’s far too early to reopen businesses, in Georgia, Florida, and Texas, the end of lockdown appears to be near. On Sunday, the White House’s … Continued

What It Means When Work Conditions Are Left Up To Employers
What It Means When Work Conditions Are Left Up To Employers

So far in the coronavirus pandemic, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the main regulating body for workplace conditions, has mostly left employers on their own. Now, both employers and employees find themselves grappling with confusion, anxiety, anger, and danger. Aside from inspections in the healthcare and first response sectors, the agency has said … Continued

Common Areas Provides Essential Coronavirus Tools to Property Owners
Common Areas Provides Essential Coronavirus Tools to Property Owners

The company has created industry-specific checklists based on CDC and OSHA guidelines for commercial and multifamily owners to use free of charge. By Kelsi Maree Borland | March 24, 2020 at 04:00 AM Common Areas has created essential checklists for property owners to use in response to the COVID-19 crisis. The company has created industry-specific checklists based on CDC … Continued

Five Ways To Boost Productivity In The Workplace
Five Ways To Boost Productivity In The Workplace

The quest for workplace efficiency has always been a hot topic across cultures and times. With the rapid growth of technology, the solution has significantly shifted in recent years. While there are many angles to approach this from, trying a mix of emerging tools and organizational behavior practices should be considered. Below we’ll look at five … Continued

Lease Lifecycle Pain Point #1: <br> Juggling the “Right” Opportunities
Lease Lifecycle Pain Point #1:
Juggling the “Right” Opportunities

Depending on your side of the business, finding either the right tenant or the right space to lease is critical to your success.  Without a proven game plan to effectively identify and assess potential tenants or sites, you can wind up spinning your wheels, literally, as you drive from location to location trying to gather … Continued

Top 5 Pain Points of Lease Lifecycle Management:  How Technology Can Help
Top 5 Pain Points of Lease Lifecycle Management: How Technology Can Help

Managing the lease lifecycle process can not only be a costly drain of your organization’s time and vital resources, it can also be a major liability if not done effectively.  As it stands today, the disjointed process is fraught with issues since it remains primarily paper-based and not collaborative in nature.  In fact, according to … Continued

Avoid Risk by Automating Your Inspection Process
Avoid Risk by Automating Your Inspection Process

Those who are in the business of managing properties and facilities have a great deal of responsibilities.  Chief among those responsibilities is the task of inspections.   Inspections are a critical component for a property to successfully operate.  Your business is at risk if inspections are not conducted or not conducted in a timely fashion.  There … Continued

How to Calculate the ROI of Your Real Estate Process Improvements
How to Calculate the ROI of Your Real Estate Process Improvements

Let’s face it, asset managers, property managers and leasing teams are often overwhelmed by manual processes and underwhelmed with current tools and technologies meant to make them more productive. From managing leases and maintenance to tracking COIs and creating reports, managing operations across a portfolio of properties can be complex and costly. That’s why CRE … Continued

Why CRE Companies Are Finally Adopting Technology
Why CRE Companies Are Finally Adopting Technology

Because of the nuance and data-centric nature of this business, tailoring technology is imperative to commercial real estate companies. By Kelsi Maree Borland | March 14, 2019 at 04:00 AM This month, Common Areas launched a new configurable operations platform for commercial real estate companies. The idea of a configurable technology isn’t new—but it is a new concept … Continued

Process Automation—The Secret to Efficient Real Estate Operations
Process Automation—The Secret to Efficient Real Estate Operations

The Prevailing Predicament Technology’s role in managing real estate operations has never been more important or had a more significant impact on productivity. While its importance cannot be overstated, embracing and adopting changes in technology may be one of the most critical and challenging strategic business priorities facing real estate companies today. The promise of … Continued