In Case of Emergency

— By Amanda Anderson — Do you have a team in place to react and respond?   It is nine in the evening and the doors to your business are locked, drawers counted, shelves faced for a successful tomorrow. The

Immersive Entertainment 2.0

— By Chris Roy — The next level of tech experiences for retail and restaurant venues.   Before the pandemic, immersive entertainment was an emerging trend in the retail sector. After a year and a half of reduced experiences, consumers’

The Powers That Be

— By Jenna Singletary — Why power washing is so important — and how to make it work for your exterior.   Viral. It is the word everyone pursues — however, not always on purpose. As we know, social media

Powerhouse Promotes Chief Customer Officer of Exterior Services

Crowley, Texas — Powerhouse, a national commercial infrastructure management services provider, has promoted Eric Brownlee to chief customer officer of Powerhouse Exterior Services, powered by Dentco. Brownlee is an industry veteran with years of experience leading customer focused teams. In

Grow Into the Season

— By Lesley Dunham — [EDITOR’S NOTE: This column originally appeared in our April 2021 magazine.] Before you jump into spring, be sure to schedule a property inspection.   After the last snow melts and before you jump into spring,

Powerhouse Acquires Exterior Services Management Company DENTCO

Crowley, Texas — Powerhouse, a national construction, facilities maintenance and rollout service provider, has acquired DENTCO®, a national exterior services provider headquartered in DeWitt, Mich. The 44-year-old company offers a complete suite of all-season property management solutions addressing exterior services

What Does the Lot Say?

— By Carol E. Carey — Does your parking lot and exterior say your company is clean and inviting — or stark, dark and unsafe?     Deciding not to keep your parking lot and building exteriors clean and fresh

DENTCO: Signature Vendor Spotlight

— Interview with Teresa Phelps —   R&R: Where are you based and how long has the company been in business? Teresa Phelps: DENTCO is based in Dewitt, Michigan, and has been in business for 44 years. R&R: How long

Before the Fall

— By Jessica Schultz — Don’t slip up this winter and let your patrons down.   Preventing and managing slip-and-fall accidents at your locations is just as important as all other exterior and interior maintenance items. Being in the middle

BrightView to Pay $6 Million in Bonuses to Frontline Team Members

Blue Bell, Pa. — BrightView Holdings, Inc., a leading commercial landscaping services company whose clients include retail and restaurant facilities, plans to pay $6 million in one-time bonuses to frontline team members for their work during the peak of the

Before the Snow

— By Trent Limban —   Snow season will sneak up on you! Now is the time to prepare.   Although it’s summertime and blazing hot in most of the country, now is the time when multi-site facility managers should

Out Of The Darkness

— By Theresa Phelps —   Dark store management during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.   During this uncertain time, we know it’s causing stress on multi-site companies including retailers and restaurants. As we like to say, “We’re in this

Front & Center

— By Eric Brownlee —   Is your landscape management program doing all it can to highlight your brand?   How do you see the landscapes on your properties? Do you consider landscaping as a brand asset, or is it

2020 Landscape

— By Trent Limban —   The right products for cost-efficient landscape curb appeal.   Maintaining your landscaping is an important factor in keeping your customers coming back as well as attracting new customers. The best and easiest way to

Do You See What I See?

— By Carol L. Carey — It’s also what’s OUTSIDE that counts with customers. Your company has prepared by making sure the market research has been done, you have all the latest gadgets, toys, clothing and items everyone would want