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Set Your Commercial Development Apart with Smart Lockers

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Modern workers demand modern amenities — including innovative solutions that protect their packages. Take a look at why smart lockers are a good investment for commercial property managers looking to attract their ideal tenants. Package theft isn’t going anywhere With 1 in 4 people experiencing package theft these days, employees take one of two actions to keep their personal deliveries … Read More

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Home / Resources / 5 Habits of Successful Commercial Real Estate Developers

5 Habits of Successful Commercial Real Estate Developers

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Commercial real estate is a challenging market, but there are a few habits that will make you stand out above the competition. Put these into practice, and you’ll soon see your business flourish!    1. Cultivate a professional network Investors, lenders, contractors, architects, attorneys, agents, appraisers — these are just some of the partners you’ll need by your side to … Read More

Home / Resources / Commercial Property Developers Need to Focus on These High-Demand Office Trends

Commercial Property Developers Need to Focus on These High-Demand Office Trends

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The way forward-thinking companies work is evolving, and with it, what they demand from their working environments. So if you want your commercial development to attract everyone from bright up-and-coming startups to large corporations and digital nomads, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the latest trends. Let’s dive in. Joining classic and modern design Redeveloping an existing structure, the old … Read More

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Home / Resources / 5 Secrets to Cutting Operational Costs in Commercial Real Estate

5 Secrets to Cutting Operational Costs in Commercial Real Estate

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Tenants have high expectations for commercial developments — from fitness centers to comfortable common areas to sustainability practices and smart building technologies, they want it all. But how can you adopt all these anticipated amenities while controlling operational costs? Here are a few tips. 1. Improve security and save staff time Digital surveillance, access restriction, and elevator control technologies save … Read More

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Home / Resources / Smiota’s Top 5 Articles of 2018

Smiota’s Top 5 Articles of 2018

in Commercial Building Development, Mailroom Software, Multifamily Building Development, Multifamily Property Management, Package Management Systems, Retail, Student Housing Management

From package theft to apartment amenities and buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS), we covered loads of topics in our posts last year. If you missed some of the headlines, don’t worry — we put together a quick highlight reel for you. Below are the five most-read articles from 2018. #1 6 Shocking Stats about Package Theft The proof … Read More

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Home / Resources / Boise Over Brooklyn: Under the Radar Markets for Your Next Commercial Property Development

Boise Over Brooklyn: Under the Radar Markets for Your Next Commercial Property Development

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Millennials and Generation Z are famous for breaking the mold. The way they shop, the way they eat, and the way they communicate are vastly different than Boomers and even Gen X. And the way they work — and where they choose to do it — is no exception. The younger workforce is steering away from the bright lights of … Read More

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Home / Resources / If You Build It, They Will Come: Tips for Commercial Building Developers Seeking High-Quality Tenants

If You Build It, They Will Come: Tips for Commercial Building Developers Seeking High-Quality Tenants

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The days of toiling away in a poorly lit concrete bunker with monotone walls and stained carpets are long gone. So instead of defaulting to the downright dull office design, commercial property developers need to take cues from what fuels today’s workforce. Think cafes and coffee, meeting rooms with seating fit for a den, and office dogs galore. Use these … Read More