Keeping a commercial property safe when the white stuff starts falling and the temperatures dip is a job many commercial property managers dread each winter. However, it is wise risk-management to assess property needs and repairs well before winter arrives.
Snow and ice removal is serious business and developing a snow preparedness plan that provides for a safe and non-disruptive environment for building tenants is not something those of us at Harvey Hanna & Associates take lightly.
We understand the importance of having our property and grounds ready to face the challenges that winter can bring. HHA creates a fully comprehensive winter management plan well ahead of time.
Risk management should be at the forefront of each Snow and Ice Preparedness plan. Simple mistakes can cost a commercial property manger a great deal of money and be harmful to tenants. We have developed this Snow and Ice Preparedness Checklist to help get your commercial property compliant and ready to face even the fiercest weather this winter.
12 Snow and Ice Preparedness Tips for Commercial Property Managers:
- Create a Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention plan,
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As a hospitality company active in the Mid-Atlantic region hotel industry, TKo Hospitality management understands the importance of customer service and actively recognizes associates that excel at their various positions within the company. Congratulations to all the winners!
This past month they honored several employees by presenting them with the TKo ‘Knockout’ Award. The following were recognized; Hyatt Place Dewey Beach gallery host Jeffrey Straub, housekeeping host Jessica Granger, housekeeping host Cecil King, Sales and Catering Manager Mary Beth Furjanic-Barbic and Executive Director of Corporate Projects Alexandra Kennedy.
According to partners, E. Thomas Harvey III, Kostas Kalogeropolous and Vince DiFonzo, these outstanding associates actively embraced the company culture of C.A.R.E.: Commitment to delivering exceptional results, Accountable to partners, Respect for each other and Excellence in all we do.
In addition to receiving the TKo Knockout Award, Kennedy was one of 10 worldwide recipients of the Why Settle Spirit Award presented by Hyatt Hotels and Resorts. Recipients are team members who display exceptional devotion to guests and colleagues alike, and convey a consistent “why settle?” attitude and spirit of excellence.
TKo Hospitality, active in the hotel industry around the Mid-Atlantic region,
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Our Property Management Team at HHA is preparing for a busy winter season. We are committed to quality through superior property management services. Consistent and reliable maintenance repairs, improvements and upgrades will ensure the safest workplace environment for your organization during the challenging winter months. Our field team would like to offer the following work place winter safety tips.
Salt and Sand
Having enough salt and sand on hand will always help keep walkways clear of ice and snow. It’s always a good idea to have a bucket stocked near entry ways all season long.
Floor Mats and Warning Signage
Make sure heavy traffic entrances have weather proof mats properly installed and labeled to remind employees and guests to watch their steps to avoid slips and falls. This practice also helps keep all outside elements and debris from coming into your office space – keeping it clean, professional and safe.
Unless you experience extremely cold conditions, try to keep your thermostat set to the same temperature. This helps prevent the heating and cooling system from unnecessary use and conserves energy. As a general rule of thumb, never have your thermostat programmed lower than 55 degrees.
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The Delaware KIDS Fund and Harvey, Hanna & Associates Family invites you to help fight childhood hunger in Delaware. Half of Delaware’s food insecure population is children. We believe that every child needs food security and adequate nutrition in order to flourish and live up to his or her potential. Your gift will have an amazing impact on the front-line battle against hunger.
Established in November 2008 by Thomas J. Hanna, The Delaware KIDS Fund an acronym for ‘Kids in Distressed Situations’. It is geared around assisting Delaware area kids that are at risk or in need for whatever reason. Delaware KIDS Fund is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing goods and services such as; clothing, food, shelter, scholarships, educational grants, counseling and mentoring.
Sadly, one in five kids in Delaware is struggling to get a consistent meal. Taking care of our next generation is paramount to providing our community with safer streets, brighter futures and a better functioning society. It all begins at the family table.
Looking to add meaning and value to your holiday season?
Please consider giving the gift of food security by making a tax-deductible gift to the Delaware KIDS Fund.
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Now that fall has arrived, the busy holiday season here and many events that will vie for your attention. If you are a Commercial Real Estate professional, there are certain events this time of year that are a great way to network with other professionals like yourself. Harvey Hanna is proud to sponsor or support these following upcoming events:
The 18th Annual Superstars in Business Awards Luncheon on November 9, 2016 at Hotel du Pont Gold Ballroom – The 18th Annual Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business Awards will be awarded during a ceremony. Mac Nagaswami, the co-founder and SEO of Carvertise, will be the luncheon’s keynote speaker. Carvertise, founded in 2012, specializes in outdoor car advertising with several local institutions as clients.
CIRC (Commercial Industrial Realty Council) Annual Joint Holiday Dinner at The Waterfall on Thursday, November 17, 2016 – Affiliated CRE Presidents of SIOR, CCIM, SWRA, AI, and CIRC will all be making comments at this great networking event in the Tri-State area for a Commercial Real Estate professionals affiliated with the above event hosts.
Festival of Cheer, Inc. Presents Winter WonderFEST from November 18th to January 1st – The Winter WonderFEST is produced by ‘Festival of Cheer,
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