Slab leaks are leaks in plumbing that runs underneath a concrete floor slab. Most residential and small commercial buildings have a slab-on-grade foundation. It is more stable, less expensive, and faster to build. But when pipes run underneath the slab, leaks are hard to detect, and often expensive and disruptive to repair. Until they are found and fixed, the resulting dampness can cause mold and other water damage.
The elevator’s stuck, the A/C needs a filter change, your staff is frantically cleaning up a spill, someone’s complaining about a “funny smell” in their workroom, and as the building manager, you’re on the hook for making everything better ASAP. Sound familiar?
Routine check-ups help to ensure things are kept safe and well maintained. Like the routine check-ups we have for our bodies, routine assessments are equally important for ensuring the safety and security of the physical spaces in our daily lives. Read more for a practical list of items to inspect in your workplace, home and vehicle.
Do you remember your first BOMA event? Were you nervous because you didn’t know anyone? Did you have to walk around to five different tables asking, “Is this seat open?” only to be told that no, it was very much not open, hence the napkin on the back of the chair that you didn’t notice because it had fluttered to the ground along with your confidence.
Across the West, fire season is beginning earlier and ending later; and as we progress through difficult economic times, property owners and managers might be tempted to reduce certain landscaping services to save on expenses. But some routine maintenance operations might be vital to protecting your property against fire hazards.
This is an exciting time of the year as our leadership is already looking ahead at 2021 and what the future may bring for our association and our industry.
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Do you ever think about breathing? Probably not…until you have a stuffy nose, or allergies, or that tight feeling in the back of your throat, or you’re trying not to cough, or not to breathe in that weird smell from who knows where. Only then do you remember that breathing is kind of a big deal.
Tim Meissner, founder and Principal of Meissner Jacquet Commercial Real Estate Services, was recently named by the San Diego Business Journal as one of the Most Influential People in San Diego. Meissner’s over 35 years of experience in commercial real estate operations including leasing, construction, due diligence, acquisition and disposition, finance, and property management contributed to this distinction.
BOMA San Diego’s core values are centered on advocacy, networking and leadership in the commercial real estate industry. In 2019, the Organization adopted the theme “Building The Leader In You” and decided to showcase its current leaders to learn more about their BOMA story and why they are involved at the leadership level.