Security Guards & Savings

How Can You Increase Security, Reduce Guard Expenses and Protect Your Bottom Line?

Posted by Norm Charney on April 18, 2019

Find Out In Your Complete Guide to Securing Your Car Dealership According to Google/Comscore, 95 percent of vehicle shoppers begin their research online. So, getting consumers to their lots is a big issue for auto dealerships. Add that to the challenge of protecting valuable…

Are You Making These Office Building Security Mistakes?

Posted by David Charney on April 17, 2019

You're only as strong as your weakest link. This is especially true in building security, an industry that is people-driven. We all know people make mistakes, but not all errors that affect your security management program have a human factor. Here are the five common office…

See What Happens to Valuable Copper on This Construction Site

Posted by Sudesh Jangalee on April 16, 2019

With the Department of Energy reporting the amount of stolen copper exceeding $1 billion every year, it makes the metal attractive to thieves. Criminals know they can find it at construction sites even if the property has a fence around the perimeter. They know it can be sold…

Why You Need to Manage Electronics Waste in Multifamily Housing

Posted by Pearson Brock on April 12, 2019

Many residents fail to properly recycle electronics when they reach their end-of-life. Often, they throw them away in the trash. This isn't safe because the electronics may contain hazardous materials like lead, mercury, and cadmium. These could seep into water and soil. This…

Hail Storms Wreak Havoc on Car Dealerships

Posted by Norm Charney on April 10, 2019

Tumultuous spring storms are not uncommon in certain parts of the United States. Every year from 2010 to 2016, National Weather Services offices across the country received an average of 6,339 reports of hail damage. Texas led the way as the state with the most hail loss claims…

3 Things You Need to Know About Climate Change and the Construction Industry

Posted by Ryan Cox on April 8, 2019

The extreme changes in weather happen frequently and affect the construction industry in many ways. It's no longer simply about ensuring construction workers are dressing appropriately for the temperatures and safety. There’s much more to it. Here are three reasons why the…

The One Apartment Amenity You Want to Offer Tenants

Posted by Pearson Brock on April 5, 2019

The advantage of managing or owning a Class A apartment property is that tenants want to live in your building. It's typically in a desirable neighborhood with little crime. However, the fact is that apartments and condos have an 85 percent greater likelihood of being…

What You Need in a Dispensary Security Plan

Posted by Mark Mariotti on March 29, 2019

Noncompliance is expensive. Cannabis dispensaries know this first-hand as they have some of the strictest regulations in the world. It is challenging to be in compliance with every regulation on the first try. What are the most common compliance problems? An adherence study of…