Contractor selection should be an objective process. But when deadlines loom and your team is stretched thin, this decision may not get the attention and analysis it needs. That's why Qmerit developed the Qmerit Contribution Index™ (QCI), which measures contractor performance in real-time based...Read More
Evaluating the performance of your contractors can be a subjective and inaccurate process without having the right tools in place. For example, over the last year, can you accurately answer these questions about your contractors – How responsive have they been to service requests? What has been...Read More
Commercial real estate has enjoyed strong rent growth and appreciation since the Global Finance Crisis (GFC). As the real estate cycle matures, analysts have predicted lower growth and moderating real estate returns. To maximize late cycle returns, real estate investors must focus on increasing...Read More
Schneider Electric, a French multinational corporation, entered the electricity market just after WWI and has constantly reimagined its business over the years in order to stay relevant and successful.
During that time, Schneider has evolved into an electrical, energy management, automation and...Read More
What’s the challenge? The number one problem for most companies’ maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) procurement programs boils down to this: employees just don’t use them. As a result, many companies are missing out on an estimated 50 percent of savings in procurement costs. There...Read More
Most of us have experienced that heart-sinking feeling when you hear your car’s death rattle. Why? Aside from the obvious hassle of being without a car, you’ll need to buy another one—and there are few things people dread more than the car-buying process.Read More
In most multifamily and commercial properties, procurement spend is thought of as a necessary evil—and then often not thought about much at all. After all, most of the legacy systems in place are quite effective when looking at the “big costs.” But since maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO)...Read More
What do the healthcare and the multifamily housing industries have in common? While this might sound like the beginning of a not-so-hilarious riddle, it’s a serious question that could result in significant savings for building owners.
Believe it or not, multifamily housing shares many...Read More