Facility management is becoming increasingly popular amongst landlords, property developers and business owners looking for a cost-effective way to manage their properties.
However, if you haven’t hired a facility manager before, you may be wondering if it’s the right decision for your business. To help you identify whether property management services could be of benefit to you, here are a few common signs that you could require support:
Complaining staff, tenants or customers
There’s nothing worse than being chased about problems with your property. However, to keep your staff, tenants or customers happy, it’s crucial to stay on top of facility management. From waste disposal to plumbing and electrics, having a team on-hand to deal with issues as they arise will nip problems in the bud, to ward of frustrating calls and emails.
An impossible to-do list
When you’ve got a business to manage, you have more pressing matters to attend to than replacing light bulbs or mowing the lawn. But don’t just put off the less urgent jobs – they’ll soon start stacking up. A facility management team can take care of those niggling tasks, so that you can focus on what you do best.
Rising maintenance costs
Calling out plumbers, decorators, heating engineers and gardeners for ad hoc tasks can be an expensive approach to property management, especially when you’ve got on-going needs or a number of sites. By choosing a facility management team for long-term support, you can turn to one company for all of your requirements, reducing your costs and ensuring quick fixes.
Headaches with contractors
Not only is dealing with multiple trades people expensive: it’s also time-consuming and often stressful. Particularly when you’re managing larger projects that require personnel with various skills, your time can soon be swallowed up managing contractors and timescales. Facility management contractors can take care of everything in-house, overseeing the work so you don’t have to.
Depreciating property value
Struggling to command the same rental value for your apartments? Or has the value of your property decreased? Your property may be in need of a little TLC. Dirty carpets, unkempt grounds and shabby paintwork can all decrease the aesthetic and financial value of your property, so invest in regular care and maintenance to protect your investment!
An all-in-one solution for businesses, landlords and property developers, facility management takes the stress out of juggling your properties. A cost-effective way to keep your sites in top condition, it’s no wonder that the industry is coming increasingly into the spotlight.
Brighter FM takes a flexible approach to facility management services, meaning you only pay for as much support as you need. Whether you require regular gardening services, a qualified contractor for a specific task, or a team of all-rounders to help you on a long-term basis, we’re here to help.
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