Building Security Blog

Maintaining a good reputation is an important part of running any business—and that certainly includes Homeowner Associations (HOA). Unfortunately, property reputation management is a baffling process as progress can be difficult to gauge. By making your community safer with security services, you will change the......

Managing multiple commercial properties comes with plenty of challenges. Every building is unique, and the people inside those buildings have different wants and needs. As a property owner, you have to maintain proper facility management across all of your buildings. That’s why building security is......

The joy of holiday shopping comes from a sense of wellbeing. That means you must take appropriate steps to promote a safe environment at your property. Keeping shoppers safe at your mall, parking lot or garage, and other parts of the property is always a......

Building security is a unique challenge property managers face, whether you are managing an apartment building or high-rise condominium. It’s not enough to just put a lock on the building door. There is parking lot security to consider, and even the walkway from the parking......

Construction sites are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in equipment and materials—and insurance can’t cover everything. Unfortunately, construction site equipment theft is a huge problem, accounting for $300 million to $1 billion in losses per year across the United States. Preventing theft and vandalism......

Commercial real estate may look static since buildings sit there by the roadside every day. This can be misleading—commercial properties are actually in a state of flux. Parts of the building may need maintenance, something leaks, or the tenants want a stairwell fixed. Incidents happen,......

Quick decision-making and rapid communication with your security provider is the difference between taking control of an urgent situation and allowing it to get out of control. Communication is key when a security situation arises for property managers, property owners, and HOA members. You need......

Building and property issues can impact the security of any building. Whether you own multiple properties or manage one building, understanding common safety and security challenges will give you the foundation for property improvements. Let’s explore some of those challenges and methods for solving them.......

A primary goal for any property manager is to keep residents happy and safe—and to keep units filled. Getting feedback is an essential part of that process. Positive feedback attracts new residents, while negative feedback scares potential residents away. If residents don’t feel safe because......