Commercial facilities managers are juggling a lot—keeping buildings running inside and out, managing budgets and contracts, and trying to be proactive while also responding to facilities emergencies.
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John Bacon serves as the Chief Marketing Officer for MCS. He leads a team focused on traditional and digital marketing, branding, sales support, events, and public relations with a primary goal of establishing MCS as the partner of choice across its various business lines.
As fast as the SFR industry has grown in just the past few years, it has been a challenge for owners and operators to have all the knowledge, skills, manpower, and bandwidth to handle the many facets required to successfully grow and operate a profitable portfolio, whether it’s 10 properties or 10,000. Some investors may be great at financial analysis and modeling, while others have experience in construction or development. Then there are those with a property management, maintenance, operational or leasing background. Others may have all of the areas of expertise at the corporate level, but need partners to implement at the local market and property level across the entire lifecycle of a home.
Whether you’re assessing your current property preservation provider or are in the market for a new one, it’s important to consider your choice from all angles — from the core preservation services you need to expectations regarding specialized services, the customer experience and your field partner’s ability to truly innovate and help solve problems. Consider these five questions to help you choose the right provider.