With summer quickly coming to a close, it can be tempting to live in a state of perpetual denial that cold weather is upon us. Per the usual, fall will not be courteous to leave a clean pallet once it hands the reins over to its good neighbor, winter. That is where we can help! … Continue reading Fall Clean-Up Checklist
Don’t let a long winter cost you your curb appeal! Preserve your investment with a highly capable landscape maintenance partner to beautify and maintain your property’s landscaping.
As winter storm season ends and landscaping begins, the ACACIA team has spent the last few weeks out in the field meeting our customers at the annual Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association National Conference and the Restaurant Facility Management Association Annual Conference. We had many conversations with facility managers in all different verticals of retail, … Continue reading Three Signs That the “Retail Apocalypse” isn’t the End of In-Person Experience
Key takeaways from the 2017-2018 snow season in structuring smart contracts and leveraging your resources.
Investing in landscaping design in commercial buildings and complexes can have a variety of immediate benefits to your bottom line.
An overview of how to balance your budget and your business needs when contracting new vendors.
Creating a Scope of Work (SOW) is one of the most important steps in beginning a new relationship between a vendor and a client. A SOW is the document that provides an in depth and detailed description of the work that will be performed by the vendor, such as snow removal or landscaping. Any question … Continue reading Your Guide to Creating a Comprehensive Scope of Work
Being new to an industry, one of the most important and valuable ways you can spend your time is getting involved in the appropriate associations. In addition to the obvious advantage of getting face time with your potential clients, there are a few other huge reasons why this is a good investment for your company – and for your career.
One of the most time consuming elements of any facility manager’s job is the management of invoices. Of course, there are two sides to billing: Accounts Payable – bills you must pay - and Accounts Receivable – bills you are being paid for. As a provider of services to clients, as well as a vendor … Continue reading Four Best Invoicing Practices for Vendors
Sourcing new vendor partners can be one of the most challenging parts of a property or facility manager’s role. Your company may go through this process every three years, every year, or on an as-needed basis, but the criteria for selecting a partner to complete your contract services remains the same. There are thousands of contractors available to do the work required – so how do you select the best one? It comes down to four main considerations...