Permit Management – Get to the Front of the Pack
Providing a service to the facilities management sector allows us to speak to people from a variety of organisations of all sizes. Some of these businesses are bold in their decision making, have a vision and are interested in change. Others less so. It’s not all about making bold or brave decisions, rather it’s about understanding how […]
5 Minutes with Howard Bottomley
In the latest instalment of our FM industry executive interview series, we speak to TAP Managing Director Howard Bottomley about the biggest issues impacting the sector in 2024, the importance of focusing on people and not just technology, and the need embrace innovation while sticking to core principles in good estate management… Tell us about your company, […]
Returning to the Workplace
While the Covid inquiry scrutinises the Government’s handling of the pandemic, the real estate sector is conducting its own examination into why the workforce is hesitant to return to their pre-pandemic workplace. The most recent Worker Survey by Remit Consulting has been unveiled, revealing some unsurprising findings. Foremost among people’s concerns about resuming full-time office […]
How Much Data do you Need to Make it Useful?
Reading articles about making one building smart doesn’t necessarily lead to better performance. At TAP, we believe that accessing data from multiple buildings for different aspects of property/facilities management, through a single login, provides a clearer understanding of performance and activity. Our clients have confirmed that having wider information helps clients enhance on-site skills and […]
It’s the Data that Demonstrates ROI
Using Proptech in property and asset management offers numerous benefits, such as controlling lights, adjusting floor temperatures, enabling occupier access, and streamlining permit management. The key question is determining the return on investment (ROI), which lies within the data. Factors like leasing market, break options, service charge levels, and building lifespan impact the decision to […]
Apps or PWAs: Which Path to Choose?
While the terms ‘Apps’ and ‘PWAs’ might sound like lines of code, they should be as familiar to Building and Facilities Managers as everyday terms like air-conditioning or comfort cooling, or even RAMS and Competencies. In our field, we’ve encountered numerous property technology companies—over 10,000 to be precise—operating within the sector. Many of these companies […]
How Shorter Lease Terms Impact Proptech Adoption in Commercial Real Estate
Research conducted by Re-Leased, a leading commercial property management platform, has revealed a significant decrease of 34% in the average length of leases agreed upon by landlords and tenants over the past four years. Analysing data from more than 125,000 properties, it was found that a typical lease duration averaged 52 months in the first […]
Often people take time to understand the benefits of Proptech but when a client mentions that your Permit Module is ‘Sector Leading’ it leaves with you a sense of relief that all the hard work the team have put into the product has been worth it.
Thank you to all those clients who understand the benefits technology delivers to the property management profession and to all those who don’t yet understand then please get in touch, we would be happy to explain.
World Facilities Management Day
Today is World Facilities Management Day which celebrates the contributions of individuals working in facilities management, ensuring the safety and comfort of an environment. Without their contributions, we can’t imagine what the conditions of offices would be like. Thanks to them, the mechanical and electrical services are maintained, the cleaning is taken care of, and […]
Bring your Property’s Data to Life
Property managers are adept at contract management, service charge management, risk compliance and co-ordinating working contractors in a building. What they may not be as adept with, is bringing data to life. TAP has taken this as a signal to implement more graphics that assist people to understand better their property’s performance. To help TAP […]