Shopping Center & Retail

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.…

Here's a Better Option for Companies with Security Guards

Posted by Pearson Brock on June 3, 2019

A suspect shot two police officers in a retail store. In response, the officers' families are suing the retailer, the security company providing the guards, and the two security guards on duty at the time of the shooting. Why? Because the officers thought the guards had detained…

A Guide to Thermal Imaging Cameras

Posted by Melissa Parsons on May 30, 2019

When it comes to securing outdoor assets, there is no doubt you will encounter areas where light, or lack thereof, is an issue. This is especially true when trying to protect property perimeters. Traditional security cameras, while able to catch most things, struggle to see at…

Illegal Dumping: Why You Need a Waste Disposal Program

Posted by Pearson Brock on May 29, 2019

Illegal dumping is a problem that few multifamily residential properties and retail centers talk about or address. Because many people come and go on these properties, outsiders dump trash in the property's waste disposal area. They figure they can get away with it because no…

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.…

How to Choose the Right Live Video Monitoring Company

Posted by Jamie Lynch on May 6, 2019

You're looking to bump up your security for a better return on your investment and a good way to do that is with live video monitoring services. The challenge is finding the right company to be your partner in security. It's a decision that requires careful thought because you…

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…