Commerce Real Estate Converts to New Operations Management System

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Commerce Real Estate selects Building Engines for rapid deployment and advanced tenant service capabilities.

The new platform is a strategic advantage for Commerce.
-David Colucci, Director of Engineering-Asset Services

Commerce Real Estate Solutions today announced the selection of Building Engines, a comprehensive web-based and mobile real estate operations management solution, to replace a legacy system throughout the entire Commerce portfolio. The organization- which manages over four million square feet of commercial, retail, and industrial property and is among the top commercial real estate brokerage firms in the Inter-mountain and Pacific Northwest region- wanted to significantly upgrade the level of functionality, reliability and service provided by their current operations management provider.

Commerce selected Building Engines for its strong industry reputation, history for successful conversions from legacy systems and a broad platform that includes advanced tenant service delivery (including the ability to monitor tenant satisfaction in real-time, as well as set service delivery benchmarks and targets), incident and inspection tracking.

“The new platform is a strategic advantage for Commerce,” said David Colucci, Director of Engineering-Asset Services. “The detailed reporting and tenant feedback functionality provides great insight into tenant satisfaction and allows us to go to owners and tenants and say ‘this is what we can do for you.’”

In addition to the enhanced functionality and reliability provided by the Building Engines platform, Commerce required Building Engines to migrate all historical building data within an aggressive http://be.buildi [30-day deploymen __title__ Urban Renaissance Rapid Deployment Case Study]t schedule as it transitioned from its old system. “Rapid, successful deployment is one of our core strengths,” said Scott Sidman, SVP at Building Engines, Inc. “We know that successful deployment and training are key to maximizing return from any software system. It requires a clear project schedule, attainable milestones, and participation from senior management,” continued Sidman. “We make it our business to get our clients up and operating as quickly as possible.”

Building Engines successfully deployed its platform- including Work Order, COI, Tenant Portal and Mobile- throughout Commerce’s four million square foot portfolio within the 30 day window, training all Commerce employees and tenants. “The Building Engines staff was professional and responsive throughout the deployment.” said Colucci. “They were accessible, very communicative, and kept the project on schedule,” echoed Heather Long, Asst. Project Manager of Asset Services at Commerce. Colucci cites BE as a strategic advantage for his company. With Building Engines, Commerce Real Estate Solutions has the tools, resources, and experience to provide world class service to investment and corporate real estate clients on a global basis.


About Commerce Real Estate Solutions

Commerce Real Estate Solutions, headquartered in Salt Lake City, with offices in Orem, Northern Utah, St. George, and Park City, Utah; Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada; Boise, Idaho; Seattle and Bellevue, Washington has been the leading provider of real estate brokerage services for over 30 years. An Alliance Member of Cushman & Wakefield—the largest privately held real estate service firm in the world—Commerce Real Estate Solutions offers consulting, brokerage, tenant representation, property and facilities management, and valuation services to corporations, institutions and investors throughout the Intermountain West. For more information:

About Building Engines, Inc.

Building Engines is a web-based and mobile system providing owners and managers of all property types with a comprehensive solution for improving operations and workflow management. Founded in 2000 by an entrepreneurial team of building and facilities operations management professionals, Building Engines serves the needs of hundreds of millions of square feet of commercial, corporate, institutional and health care real estate in the United States, Canada and Europe. For more information:

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