Can Spreadsheets Fulfill Property Operations Needs?

Long gone are the days of property owners and facilities managers relying solely on basic spreadsheets, numerous phone calls, text messages and emails to successfully manage their operations. Professionals in the real estate industry have come to adopt newer, more effective and efficient technologies as a means to get work done. However, acquiring and implementing … Continued

Q&A: Casey Rue Solving Common CRE Challenges with Technology

Tustin, CA-based Common Areas recently launched “Common Plans,” a cloud-based, asset mapping subsidiary. The company focused on those who own, manage, and service commercial real estate properties from apartment complexes, retail centers and healthcare properties, to office buildings, municipal facilities and education assets.   The patent pending technology—when combined with Common Areas—provides collaborative, GPS-enabled site … Continued

Common Areas Announces Launch of Common Plans

Collaborative, GPS-enabled site and building plans enhance the accuracy and efficiency of online work orders plotted in and around properties and facilities Tustin, CA (June 13, 2018)—Common Areas, the collaborative operations software that connects property owners, managers, operators, and service providers, today announced the launch of Common Plans—a cloud-based, asset mapping subsidiary. The company’s patent pending … Continued

New Software Revolutionizes Site Planning

Common Areas has launched Common Plans, a new software that promises to bring efficiency and ease to site and building planning. The GPS-enabled software is a cloud-based asset mapping program that pairs with Common Areas to create, store and share work orders for properties and facilities. We sat down with Casey Rue, the founder and CEO of Common … Continued

Common Areas Named IDC Innovator of Cloud Facilities Management Software

Three Providers of Cloud Facilities Management Software Named IDC Innovators   FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (June 19, 2018)—International Data Corporation (IDC) today published an IDC Innovators report focusing on three technology providers that are considered key emerging vendors in the cloud facilities management software market. The three companies named as IDC Innovators are UpKeep, SpaceIQ, and Common … Continued

Common Areas Announces Launch of Common Plans

Collaborative, GPS-enabled site and building plans enhance the accuracy and efficiency of online work orders plotted in and around properties and facilities   TUSTIN, CA (June 18, 2018)—Common Areas, the collaborative operations software that connects property owners, managers, operators, and service providers, today announced the launch of Common Plans—a cloud-based, asset mapping subsidiary. The company’s … Continued

New Features and Enhancements

If you love effective operations as much as we do, then you’re going to love our latest platform update! Not only is our new interface cleaner and sleeker, but it’s designed to help you and your team be more productive. But don’t take our word for it, login and take a look for yourself! Enhanced … Continued

Collaborative Operations Software and Your School’s Budget

Education institutions around the country face many of the same challenges that corporations grapple with on a day to day basis. One of the most pressing issues is that of budget cuts. Often times, schools will look to cut their operations budgets by reducing expenditures within the facilities maintenance department. This department, however, is crucial … Continued