by Ashley Halligan 11/7/2012
Landscaping can be a tedious and expensive burden for property managers. “Green” landscaping may seem even more daunting. But, making your rental property greener can make it more marketable–plus, a green landscape generally requires less upkeep, with lower maintenance costs.
by Ashley Halligan 3/1/2012
With just 6,000 downtown Austin hotel rooms SXSW’s 300,000 visitors must opt for other options. This presents a lucrative opportunity for Austin locals to rent their space to visitors. What considerations should you keep in mind when listing your property?
by Ashley Halligan 2/9/2012
With sustainability on the minds of facility managers, deciding whether the investment necessary to achieve “green” certifications is worth it may seem overwhelming. Where do you begin? If you manage a facility, here are the green certifications and accreditations experts say you should pay attention to.
by Ashley Halligan 2/1/2012
Property owners are familiar with the usual roster of curb appeal improvements, such as repainting the property, mowing the lawn and trimming the hedges. Basic steps like these should be done when preparing any property for rental. But beyond the usual, what are some additional ways to enhance curb appeal?
by Ashley Halligan 1/19/2012
Methods and strategies to boost tenant compliance in LEED and energy-efficient facilities must become an integral part of green building, before and after occupancy. I’ve compiled five ways to encourage behaviors that align with environmental performance goals.