Spring 2023 Forecast: Is Wacky Weather in Store?

Weather and climate play significant roles in how you manage your properties. While you can plan plowing and de-icing, unexpected weather shifts complicate your plans. Detailed seasonal forecasts can give you a better idea of what lies ahead. Keep reading for your spring 2023 forecast, packed with essential information to help your groundskeeping and safety…

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How Much Does Commercial Landscaping For A Multi-Location Business Cost?

Understanding Commercial Landscaping Costs for Multi-Location Businesses As a facility manager or executive team member of a multi-location business, you understand the importance of maintaining a clean, safe, and well-functioning outdoor environment for your business. Professional landscaping can enhance the appearance and value of your property, improve safety and accessibility for customers and employees, and…

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How To Create a Robust Facility Management Budget

If you’re a Facility Manager, you know facility management involves managing all aspects of an organization’s physical environment. It also includes developing internal mechanisms like communications plans and a facility management budget that outlines how much money a business will allocate to each operational area. Take a look at the following steps to learn how…

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2023 Winter Outlook

US Winter 2023 Outlook: Snow on the Horizon or Warm Days Ahead? La Niña, the fierce sister to the wet and wild El Niño, will be making her appearance for the third year straight in 2022. What does this mean for you? Ultimately, La Niña’s effects will depend mainly on where you live. Many parts…

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National Account Sales Representative

About the job Grounds Control USA is a national exterior facility management company specializing in landscape maintenance, parking lot maintenance, and snow & ice removal services. We have 30+ years of experience, over 800 vetted field partners, and currently managing thousands of properties nationwide. We are proud to be a Certified 100% Women Owned Small Business…

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How To Ensure the Quality of Your Facility Maintenance Programs

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Are you considering ways to boost your business’s success? If so, it’s time to start improving your facility maintenance operations. Learn more about how you can make sure your facility maintenance programs are on the mark time and time again. Establish Clear Goals for Improving Facility Maintenance Operations The first step to improving facility management…

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The Importance of Facility Maintenance Communication to an Executive Team

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If you’re a facility manager, you juggle a lot. Some days, the demands may seem to just keep coming faster and faster, and you have to keep executives in the loop. Communication is an essential but sometimes overlooked part of a facility manager’s job. In fact, the International Facility Management Association lists communications as one…

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Fall 2022 Forecast

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America’s 2022 Fall Forecast After enduring a summer of record-high temperatures and unseasonably dry weather, many people are looking forward to the change of season to bring some relief. 100-degree temperatures tormented much of the country this summer, with some of the longest heat waves in decades. Unusually dry weather has caused drought conditions in…

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How to Create a Facility Management Communications Plan with Sample PDF

It’s no secret that facility managers play a key role in the success of any organization. They are responsible for keeping buildings and grounds safe and clean, which often means working with a variety of people to ensure that goals are met. One way to help your facility management team communicate effectively is by creating…

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