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The Technology CRE Really Cares About, and How It Impacts Your Return-to-Work Strategy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Your portfolio and your customers need more than an app: they need a comprehensive operating system that weaves all of your commercial office building technology and data together in one platform.  Thursday, HqO Chief Technology Officer Dr. Jim Butler and Chief Revenue Officer Mark Rosenthal conducted a live webinar discussing HqOS technology, and how it …

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Introducing HqOS, the End-to-End Operating System for Commercial Office Buildings

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hello, Built World.  Meet HqOS. HqO is excited to announce the launch of HqOS, the end-to-end operating system for commercial office buildings. Before we dive into the details of what HqOS is, it’s important to understand why we’re doing it.  Why HqOS? At HqO, we believe in the power of real connection: people to people, …

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COVID-19: CRE Needs a Plan for Now, Next, and Later. HqO CEO Chase Garbarino shares some strategic insight.

You Need a Go-Forward Strategy for Coronavirus; Here’s How to Make It

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many software companies, including HqO, use an agile development process. This essentially means that teams are organized cross-functionally and product development occurs in 2-week cycles called sprints. The way that our product teams organize, plan, and think is in a “now, next, later” format: Now: What do we do in the next 4 weeks? Next: …

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How HqO Is Helping Landlords and CRE During COVID-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s clear that novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will have ramifications for the commercial real estate industry, which will be critical for CRE to address. HqO is here to help. One result of this pandemic and the resulting rapid shift to remote work is the sudden and clear reminder that real-world connections and human interactions help us …

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How to Use a Tenant Experience Platform for Communication

Reading Time: 3 minutes At HqO, we talk a lot about the importance of owning the relationship with your customers, but in the digital age, a tenant experience platform can take it a step further: establishing a relationship in the first place. While it’s important to be able to understand your building occupants and tenants through data, communication is …

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The Power of Little Things, and What They Can Teach Us About Tenant Experience

Reading Time: 3 minutes In our experience operating in offices across the United States and abroad, one of the easiest ways to foster a sense of community within a building involves a tenant experience strategy that includes organized promotions of simple items people enjoy, like cold brew coffee, smoothies, or succulents. While these things may seem irrelevant, when a …

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How Wellness Trends Impact Tenant Experience

Reading Time: 3 minutes As we settle into the new year (and decade), people are undoubtedly focusing on wellness trends and other ways to better themselves. Whether it be working out more, eating healthier, or prioritizing mental health, it’s difficult to not have resolutions in mind at the start of the new year.  However, while this predictable uptick in …

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What Is Proptech, and What Does It Mean?

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’re new to the commercial real estate world, “proptech” is likely one of the buzzwords you’ve heard thrown around. But what is proptech for commercial real estate, and what exactly does it all mean? Here’s a quick breakdown of proptech companies, and how they are already giving commercial real estate (CRE) professionals a competitive …

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Why Happier Tenants and Employees Mean More Money in Your Pocket

Reading Time: 5 minutes What’s the goal of every business or investment? At its core, there are usually two things: to offer a product or service that a founder is passionate about through which they feel they can make a difference, and to make money. In short, you care about customer success. It’s really that simple, but executing is …

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How Mobile Technology Can Support Your Building’s Amenities Program

Reading Time: 3 minutes A recent study from Colliers International recommends that commercial office owners should, as a baseline, allocate approximately 10% of their rentable square footage to amenities. For those who are trying to attract highly south-after tenants, they should reserve 12% or more. Thus, as landlords are always trying to attract and retain the best tenants, they …

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