Management of real estate assets should be considered as a strategic factor in business, because of its size (volume of investment and required funding), term (by definition, long), strong exit barriers (real estate cycles) and associated risk (if any, heavy losses).
In addition, companies increasingly evolve more quickly, either to adapt them to the environment, to open or close markets, to expel or remove products, etc., requiring maximum flexibility and real estate assets often involve a conditioning reorganize its functional and organizational structure.
Traditionally the properties and real estate investments have been considered as an unequivocal demonstration of strength and solvency, conveying the feeling to their creditors and lenders that loans are secured by real properties.
Some of us, we advocate that business investment should be directed to assets directly related to their “core business”, discarding maintain immobilized resources that are not strategic to develop their activities. Real estate assets require abundant financial resources allocated long term, remaining capacity at the company for other purposes.
And they have a strong management component and associated costs. Therefore, outsourcing is becoming more widespread, professionalized and efficient, converting fixed costs into variable, linked to results.
That´s where the Asset Management, Property Management and more recently Facility Management, or integrated management of real estate resources and general services in support ot those who already spread to virtually everyone who uses companies, allowing significant savings (between 15 and 30 per 100).
Trendy management of these assets is considered a “discipline” and as such requires specialized knowledge, appropiate tools, specific software, techniques of negotiation with suppliers, etc.
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