Category: Building Operations

Security
Real-World Security Concerns

Everyone wants to feel safe and secure in their homes -- but it's easy to get carried away and waste resources on over-the-top security measures that may not actually be warranted. In this segment, multifamily security pros discuss how they…

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Energy Conservation
Multifamily Energy Conservation

Saving energy -- and thereby cutting costs and reducing a building community's carbon footprint -- is a concern for an increasing number of boards and residents. In this quick clip, a conservation pro talks about technologies and innovation…

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Management
Technology and Property Management

Technology - in the form of mobile apps, improved connectivity, and the Internet of Things - has forever changed how property managers serve their client communities. In this short clip, two management pros talk about how tech has impacted …

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Management
Managing Smaller Buildings

While it may seem like a smaller building or community might be a cakewalk to manage compared to say, a 1,000 unit building or HOA with amenities, landscaping, and other aspects demanding attention, the fact is that dealing with tiny commun…

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Management
2019 January Welcome Aboard

Little in life is more nerve wracking than that first day on a new job: ‘Are you prepared to do this?’ ‘Are you even qualified to do this?’ ‘Is your shirt buttoned correctly?’ ‘It is, right?’ ‘Why does it look wrong?’ ‘Should you change you…

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Management
2019 January Running Small Associations

Condominium associations come in all sizes and shapes. They can contain hundreds of units, or as few as two. While many of the issues faced by associations are universal regardless of size, small condominium associations do face some unique…

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Management
2019 January Addressing Management Problems

Most of the time, when a problem arises in a multifamily building or community association, the go-to solution is to get management on the phone (or text, or email). The refrain usually goes something like: “Management will take care of it!…

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