Top Tips for Securing Vacant Properties

Whether you manage or own apartment buildings, condos, single-family homes, or commercial buildings, securing properties when they are vacant is as important as keeping them protected when they are occupied.

Vacant properties are vulnerable.

They may attract unwanted guests and become tempting for burglars. Even without personal property inside, appliances, AC components, and pipes can be stolen for money.
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Six Powerful Features of Commercial Security Cameras

features of commercial security camerasToday’s features of commercial security cameras are capable of so much more than simply recording footage. They can now work to augment a business’ security strategy and make monitoring and protecting a space much more efficient and effective.

Camera systems can track and generate alerts for things like irregular human movement or loitering, facial recognition, and more. Features like remote monitoring and audio make them a huge asset to your security strategy.
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The Cost of Non-Compliance in the Cannabis Industry

It’s no secret that Massachusetts cannabis companies must adhere to strict security compliance standards. Failure to comply can result in fines in the five—or even six-figure range. However, businesses aren’t notified of fines immediately. Instead, any non-compliance fines are due when you renew your business license every two to three years.
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Bank Branch Security: Keeping Customers and Employees Safe

The complexities of bank branch security extend beyond the protection of monetary assets; they involve protecting the well-being of employees and customers and safeguarding their personal information. A robust security strategy is essential for ensuring everyone in these environments is safe.
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Six Questions to Ask When Leasing a New Commercial Space

When you’re on the hunt for the perfect commercial space to lease, it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of imagining your business thriving in a new location. However, beyond square footage, lease terms, and location, there’s a critical aspect you must consider: security.

As a business owner, ensuring the safety of your premises, employees, and customers should be a top priority. To guide you through this process, we’ve compiled a list of essential security questions to ask when leasing a new commercial space.
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Property Management Security Strategies to Enhance Occupant Safety & Satisfaction

A well-secured and well-managed building doesn’t just ensure the safety of its occupants; it also makes the property an attractive option for potential tenants and decreases tenant turnover.

Elements like secure parking, high-quality lighting, and video surveillance can go a long way in making tenants feel safe and comfortable on a property. Below, we’ll look at some security strategies property managers can use to enhance tenant safety and satisfaction.
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Three Top Commercial Security Trends for 2024

As we usher in 2024, the commercial security landscape is shifting, driven by leaps in technology. We anticipate that business will embrace technological advancements that allow them to streamline security management while providing more robust protection for their data, assets, and people.
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Protecting Indoor Air Quality with Environmental Control & Monitoring

As winter closes in, keeping windows tightly shut in commercial buildings becomes essential. However, sealing our spaces can compromise indoor air quality (IAQ) by fostering the accumulation of pollutants and allergens, posing health risks for occupants.

In this post, we’ll look at the role Environmental Control Systems (ECS) play in bolstering air quality within commercial buildings. We’ll shed light on specific benefits these systems offer over the winter season.
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The Power of AI in Commercial Security

In the ever-changing world of security, artificial intelligence (AI) has become a key component, bringing about a shift in how we keep our businesses safe. We used to rely on fixed systems, but now, thanks to AI, security is more about staying one step ahead—detecting and preventing threats intelligently.

Below, we’ll take a closer look at how AI is making a difference in commercial security, focusing on smart camera features that go beyond the basics. From detecting heat signatures to recognizing license plates and faces, AI is reshaping the way we safeguard our assets.
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Why It’s Time to Upgrade the Communication of Your Fire Panel

As we speak, POTS lines (plain old telephone systems) are being phased out. Major telecom companies like AT&T and Verizon are in the process of decommissioning their POTS systems as they are no longer the gold standard. Since older fire panels relied, at least in part, on POTS lines for communication, it’s time to make sure your panel is using modern communication methods.
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