Home / Resources / 5 Workplace Amenities That Boost Property Profitability

5 Workplace Amenities That Boost Property Profitability

in Commercial Building Development, Corporate Facilities Management

There are a lot of office amenities that are nice to have — like fitness centers and rooftop gardens — but only some are worth paying more to rent.  Corporate tenants who are keeping their budgets in mind will prioritize properties with practical amenities. They’ll weigh the benefits of what will improve the workplace experience for their employees versus the … Read More

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Home / Resources / Smiota’s Top 10 Articles of 2019

Smiota’s Top 10 Articles of 2019

in Commercial Building Development, Multifamily Building Development, Multifamily Property Management, Package Management Systems, Package Theft, Retail

This past year, we’ve covered everything from package theft to buy online, pick up in-store (BOPIS) as we delved into why package lockers are a leading solution for retailers, businesses, and property managers. To help you catch up with the headlines, here are our ten most-read articles from 2019. #1. 6 Shocking Stats about Package Theft E-commerce growth has resulted … Read More

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Home / Resources / Head Into the New Year With New Workplace Amenities

Head Into the New Year With New Workplace Amenities

in Commercial Building Development

Thanks to advancements in technology, the way we work is rapidly changing. Remote jobs and flexible positions have popularized co-working spaces and spurred a departure from traditional office designs.  Today’s workplace is becoming an all-inclusive destination, offering features like social and leisure activities, restaurants and cafes, access to the latest technology, and convenient on-site services. To provide this, commercial real … Read More

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Home / Resources / How Enterprise and University Mailrooms Can Use Smiota’s Mailroom Software and Smart Lockers

How Enterprise and University Mailrooms Can Use Smiota’s Mailroom Software and Smart Lockers

in Commercial Building Development, Installations, Mailroom Software, Package Management Systems, Student Housing Management

When mailrooms become backed up and cluttered with packages, it often results in long lines of employees or students waiting to pick up their orders. If they can’t get their items on time and undamaged, it can have a negative impact on their productivity in the office or classroom. Smiota has the perfect solution for tidying up mailrooms and getting … Read More

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Home / Resources / Smart Lockers: An Essential Business Partner

Smart Lockers: An Essential Business Partner

in Commercial Building Development

Corporate properties are feeling the burden of the e-commerce boom, with both business and personal deliveries leaving mailrooms drowning in boxes. And the daily package piles will only get higher. Online retail sales for 2025 are predicted to exceed $1 trillion — that’s double 2018’s numbers. Technology is rising to the challenge of solving package management. Now you can prevent … Read More

Home / Resources / Set Your Commercial Development Apart with Smart Lockers

Set Your Commercial Development Apart with Smart Lockers

in Commercial Building Development

Modern workers demand modern amenities — including innovative solutions that protect their packages. Take a look at why smart lockers are a good investment for commercial property managers looking to attract their ideal tenants. Package theft isn’t going anywhere With 1 in 4 people experiencing package theft these days, employees take one of two actions to keep their personal deliveries … Read More

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Home / Resources / 5 Habits of Successful Commercial Real Estate Developers

5 Habits of Successful Commercial Real Estate Developers

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Commercial real estate is a challenging market, but there are a few habits that will make you stand out above the competition. Put these into practice, and you’ll soon see your business flourish!    1. Cultivate a professional network Investors, lenders, contractors, architects, attorneys, agents, appraisers — these are just some of the partners you’ll need by your side to … Read More

Home / Resources / Commercial Property Developers Need to Focus on These High-Demand Office Trends

Commercial Property Developers Need to Focus on These High-Demand Office Trends

in Commercial Building Development

The way forward-thinking companies work is evolving, and with it, what they demand from their working environments. So if you want your commercial development to attract everyone from bright up-and-coming startups to large corporations and digital nomads, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with the latest trends. Let’s dive in. Joining classic and modern design Redeveloping an existing structure, the old … Read More

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Home / Resources / 5 Secrets to Cutting Operational Costs in Commercial Real Estate

5 Secrets to Cutting Operational Costs in Commercial Real Estate

in Commercial Building Development

Tenants have high expectations for commercial developments — from fitness centers to comfortable common areas to sustainability practices and smart building technologies, they want it all. But how can you adopt all these anticipated amenities while controlling operational costs? Here are a few tips. 1. Improve security and save staff time Digital surveillance, access restriction, and elevator control technologies save … Read More

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Home / Resources / Smiota’s Top 5 Articles of 2018

Smiota’s Top 5 Articles of 2018

in Commercial Building Development, Mailroom Software, Multifamily Building Development, Multifamily Property Management, Package Management Systems, Retail, Student Housing Management

From package theft to apartment amenities and buy online, pick up in store (BOPIS), we covered loads of topics in our posts last year. If you missed some of the headlines, don’t worry — we put together a quick highlight reel for you. Below are the five most-read articles from 2018. #1 6 Shocking Stats about Package Theft The proof … Read More