Facilities Management: 30 Things We’ve Learnt In 30 Years

As we celebrate three decades and counting, here are some pearls of wisdom we’ve collected along the way.

Facility Management Services Truths

  1. Good communication is crucial. As providers of facilities and property management in Sydney, Central Coast, Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra, Port Douglas and Cairns, we pride ourselves on having strong working relationships with building owners and stakeholders.
  2. It’s good to embrace technology, which is why we use a suite of programs and cloud-based tech to deliver clear and valuable reports to our clients.
  3. Budgets should always be respected – the quoted price is the quoted price.
  1. Caring for the environment should be a commitment made by all facilities management companies.We opt for eco-friendly products over harsh chemicals.
  2. Good ol’ elbow grease can really get a cleaning job done well!
  3. Every property is different, so every facility management services plan needs to be too.
  1. The worth of a building manager or caretaker is immeasurable. They will make your life so much easier.
  1. Good building management is a skill, one we have honed over three decades.
  1. Professionalism goes a long way. CGS Facilities Management staff are uniformed, polite and hardworking.
  1. Experience makes all the difference. From warehouses to medical centres, we’ve worked on a range of property types and have a solution to every and any issue that can arise!
  1. When it comes to property management in Sydney and beyond, it’s always good to visit a commercial building before quoting to see requirements first-hand.
  1. Having facilities management companies take care of your fire safety takes a huge weight off your shoulders. Same goes for security facility management.
  1. Providing feedback every step of the way is critical and has become our point of difference.
  1. We’re great at keeping our clients happy. You’ll see many great testimonials about our around our website, and on Facebook and LinkedIn.
  1. Being a one-stop-shop for facilities management works in our favour. From security facility management to property management in Sydney and beyond, we have everything covered.
  1. Keeping it local is key. We have teams in Sydney, Central Coast, Newcastle, Wollongong, Canberra, Port Douglas and Cairns.
  1. Beautiful landscaping must go beyond the superficial. We use proven ecological design principles to create incredible green spaces as part of our facility management services.
  1. High pressure washing works wonders every time.
  1. Being recognised for our achievements in facilities management feels amazing. Last year, we won the 2022 Strata Services Business Award. You can read more about that here.
  1. Stakeholders, residents and users of your building should feel safe at all times. Comprehensive security solutions are needed.
  1. Pools are fun but hard work. Don’t leave your pool’s maintenance to inexperienced facilities management companies.
  1. Organising and liaising with tradespeople is an art and our strong network is extremely beneficial.
  2. Adding value through facilities management services should always be front of mind.
  3. Complaints should always be dealt with quickly and carefully.
  1. This also goes for repairs!
  1. Being reliable brings our clients peace of mind and that is important to us as top providers of property management in Sydney and beyond.
  1. Stakeholders, residents and users of your building should be proud of the space – regular landscaping and cleaning can make a world of difference.
  1. Acting as a middle person between property managers and stakeholders is extremely effective.
  1. Attention to detail has set us above the rest. Other facilities management companies can’t match our high standards!
  1. Trained, enthusiastic and hardworking staff are the heroes of our 30-year story.

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