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Permanent Grills Complement Hot Trends In Barbecue And How They Can Make Any Facility More Appealing

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By Gerald Dlubala How important is it for a facility to provide permanent grills for public use? Just ask the experts. “It’s part of the American identity to have a grill,” says IBISWorld, a global intelligence business leader specializing in Industry Market Research. With 75% of Americans having a grill at their disposal, and almost half of those grilling more ... Read More »

Six Ways Property Managers of Apartments, Offices And Parks Can Generate Extra Fees

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One of the best ways to offer more amenities to guests and residents while also growing business is by establishing fees for extra services. People are willing to pay for additional features and understand that the fees go towards administrative costs. Charging additional fees is a viable path for growing your business. It provides additional income to put back into ... Read More »

Guide to Earning LEED Credits for Bicycle Facilities such as Commercial Bike Racks and Bike Rooms

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Did you know that you can earn LEED credits for  providing commercial bike racks at your facility? LEED is a highly recognized third-party verification program for green buildings—it stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Its innovations are changing the way people think about planning and constructing buildings. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, an incredible 1.85 million ... Read More »

Eliminating Obstacles to Increased Bike Commuting

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By Gerald Dlubala “The increased number of bike users is very encouraging, given the less than ideal, and sometimes downright dangerous conditions, having to compete with extremely heavy motor vehicle traffic. But given the opportunity, people will take to the streets by bicycle.” That’s the findings of a recent study, (October 2015), performed by Transportation Alternatives, a street safety advocacy ... Read More »