Your Business Could Be Responsible for Crime

Posted by Rick Charney on August 14, 2019

Here's a cautionary tale that can happen to any business. Legal action forced one Dallas business to shut down. The owner and managers of that business did not commit a crime. They did not sell drugs, commit robberies, or run a prostitution ring. Rather, their business became…

What You Need to Know About Trespassing

Posted by Rick Charney on August 9, 2019

Trespassing is unlawful and expensive for businesses. Property owners and managers constantly need to find ways to grow revenue, keep tenants happy, and uphold the brand's reputation. How you manage trespassing can greatly affect the bottom-line. The good news is that you can do…

Retail Centers That Take a Leap of Faith Supercharge Profits

Posted by Rick Charney on June 24, 2019

With the advent of e-commerce and fast shipping, some retailers find that it doesn't pay to have a brick-and-mortar store. They close up shop and leave vacant spots in a retail center. Others, on the other hand, continue to thrive. You don't want to risk losing them because of…

Shopping Center Trespasser: Fire Starter Is Stopped

Posted by Rick Charney on June 18, 2019

Shopping center managers and property owners have an obligation to provide a safe environment for their retailers and shoppers.

The One Retail Center Amenity You Want to Offer

Posted by Rick Charney on June 7, 2019

A growing number of neighborhoods are designing spaces that allow people to live, work, and play all in one place. Furthermore, the rise of remote workers has created a demand for coworking space. Not all remote workers want to be in a home office. For some, it's too isolating.…

Shopping Center Drug Bust

Posted by Rick Charney on May 21, 2019

Commercial properties that are not monitored can be vulnerable to criminal activity like loitering, drug use, vandalism, break-ins and theft. In this video, a group of individuals was loitering at a California shopping center. One of them was seen injecting his right arm with…

Increase Retail Sales with Click-and-Collect

Posted by Rick Charney on May 10, 2019

After a long day at the office, a dad with two young kids needs items from the store. He picks up the children from daycare. The last thing he wants to do is take them out of the car to go in the store. Sometime during the day, he went to the store's app to buy what he needed.…

Shopping Center Increases NOI by More Than $120K with One Simple Security Change.

Posted by Rick Charney on April 25, 2019

Shopping centers present unique security challenges. Each one deals with its own set of issues from theft, trespassing and property damage, to site accidents, guard expenses and more. Shopping center managers and owners have an obligation to provide a safe environment for their…