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Communicating with Your Tenants During a Crisis

Communicating with Your Tenants During a Crisis

Communicating during a crisis can be challenging for any industry and commercial real estate is no exception. In order to maintain the safety of your tenants, building and the reputation of your company, it’s crucial to ensure that you have a robust crisis communication plan. Credibility and financing are major aspects of commercial real estate […]

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Tips on Training Your Tenants: Emergency Preparedness 101

Tips on Training Your Tenants: Emergency Preparedness 101

For building owners, one of the most crucial aspects of the job is ensuring the safety of tenants, visitors and property managers. Ensuring your building is compliant with OSHA and other local, state and federal regulations by creating an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) and Life Safety Plans (LSP) that do more than meet minimum requirements […]

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Less is more: Vendor Consolidation for Commercial Real Estate

Less is more: Vendor Consolidation for Commercial Real Estate

With so many aspects of business continuity and emergency preparedness, it’s easy for property managers to end up with multiple vendors all striving for the same end result – ensuring your building is prepared for and able to respond to an emergency situation. While it might seem like by having so many emergency preparedness and […]

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Why EAPs Should Include More Than Natural Disasters

Why EAPs Should Include More Than Natural Disasters

When you are building an Emergency Action Plan (EAP) that is going to be thorough, it’s important to remember that there are more emergency situations than you can possibly imagine and not all of them are from natural disasters. Today’s power outage in San Francisco shines a light on the fact that companies need to […]

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How an EAP Can Help Save You

How an EAP Can Help Save You

An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is a written document required by OSHA standards to facilitate and organize employer and employee actions during workplace emergencies. A well-developed emergency plan and proper employee training will result in fewer and reduced severe employee injuries and less structural damage to the facility during emergencies. In the recent Ohio State […]

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Cybersecurity for REITs

Cybersecurity for REITs

Cybercrime is at an all-time high and the threat knows no boundaries. Whether you’re part of a small or large organization, it is important more now than ever to have a cybersecurity program in place and Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are feeling the pressure. A major concern for REITs is fraud via Business Email […]

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Building Security Is Your First Line of Defense in Active Shooter Incidents

Building Security Is Your First Line of Defense in Active Shooter Incidents

According to the Department of Homeland Security’s Commercial Facilities Sector-Specific Plan, there are approximately 740,000 commercial office buildings in the US, providing 12 billion square feet of space to roughly 29 million workers. With that much real estate, property owners and managers are constantly held accountable for a number of services to ensure a safe work environment for their tenants, such as regular structural maintenance. But when it comes to active shooter incidents, there is often tension surrounding who is responsible for what: is the tenant responsible for personnel safety or is the owner/operator responsible?

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