Home / Resources / These Touchless Technologies Are Shaping the Office of Tomorrow

These Touchless Technologies Are Shaping the Office of Tomorrow

in Commercial Building Development, Corporate Facilities Management

This year we’ve seen rapid adoption and evolution of technology to support safe and healthy work environments. A major goal of all this innovation is to create a contact-free experience that  allows users to avoid interacting closely with others and touching shared surfaces. Think about how many contact points employees encounter from car to cubicle — the doors they enter, … Read More

Home / Resources / 5 Office Modifications That Support Social Distancing

5 Office Modifications That Support Social Distancing

in Commercial Building Development, Corporate Facilities Management

As employees start returning to the workplace, they’ll probably notice some changes to their office spaces and business procedures — specifically when it comes to keeping a safe distance from their clients and coworkers. Below are a few ways office buildings can adapt to encourage social distancing and prevent the spread of pathogens. Spaced seating and more barriers To follow … Read More

Home / Resources / How Smart Lockers Provide More Flexibility for Businesses

How Smart Lockers Provide More Flexibility for Businesses

in Commercial Building Development

Dozens, if not hundreds, of packages come and go from office buildings each day, sometimes more than the mailroom staff and infrastructure can bear. The result is that building resources are constrained by the effort to keep up with incoming and outgoing deliveries. Thankfully, there are ways to overcome the struggle of package management and add more flexibility to commercial … Read More

Home / Resources / Put Safety First with Package Lockers for Businesses

Put Safety First with Package Lockers for Businesses

in Commercial Building Development

Safety is essential to employee engagement and productivity. Those who feel like their workplace is susceptible to dangers aren’t going to feel comfortable being there for eight or more hours a day.  On the other hand, a protected building fosters a more positive atmosphere — employees aren’t worried about their safety or that of their belongings.  Several tools, actions, and … Read More

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