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  • Jul 18, 2019
  • IREM

The 2019 IREM Global Summit Education Sessions Technology - Turning Problems into Innovation

Technology solves problems. That’s why we rely on it, and why it keeps evolving. Because we never run short of problems. IREM is offering two sessions, described below, at this year’s Global Summit to help real estate managers understand how new technologies can help them solve problems they encounter today, and how these advances will impact their future. more

  • Jul 16, 2019
  • Nancye Kirk

Vetting Technology Solutions: Challenging, But Well Worth the Effort

Evaluating and assessing technology options is a problem for everyone, even the tech companies themselves, according to panelist Riggs Kubiak, CEO and co-founder of Honest Buildings. With (by one count) over 3,000 companies to evaluate, it would be impossible for any single company—let alone any one person—to thoroughly know and understand the potential of every CRE solution. more

  • Jun 14, 2019
  • IREM

Notable Firsts at the 2019 IREM Global Summit

The 2019 IREM Global Summit will be held Sept. 23-26 in San Francisco, for the first time this century. September is also the best time to visit San Francisco, with fewer crowds, warm weather and virtually no rain. Global Summit attendees will be kept busy from early in the morning until well into the evening, so you may want to extend your visit to explore the city’s beaches, neighborhoods, music, art and food scene. more

  • May 29, 2019
  • John Salustri

Welcome to the New Normal: How to Deal With Active Shooters

There was a time when active shooters were a rare occurrence. No more. As Tony Casper explained in IREM’s riveting Accelerator webinar, “Active Shooter Events: The Cost and How to Mitigate Loss Through Preparation,” they are actually on the rise, with 280 “active aggressor” events taking place from 2000 to 2017. The cost: 2,351 casualties wounded or killed.more

  • May 23, 2019
  • Alice Devine RPA

Fido? For Sure

The newest building occupant in downtown San Francisco has warm brown eyes and a soft fur coat ruffled by the breeze from the bay. He's a French Bulldog who promenades through the building lobby, his bright yellow collar crisp against the gray lobby wall. The realm of tenant office amenities has expanded to include pet friendly policies - mostly for canines - with a host of supporting services. As a result, property managers and landlords face added concerns associated with the animals. more