Three Signs That the “Retail Apocalypse” isn’t the End of In-Person Experience

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

Your Guide to Creating a Comprehensive Scope of Work

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

How to Select a New Vendor: Four Top Criteria to Consider

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...