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Research & Development Business Development Manager

Looking for a change from a vertical or oppressive organization? Want to unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and potential with a horizontal team that values your expertise and contributions? Are you tired of “working for The Man?” Maybe its time to talk to ELB...

Going Green; it may just be a matter of fine tuning

Improving the sustainable & financial performance of your facility GOING GREEN is sound business. But what does this really mean? Most people think that going green means installing new lighting controls/sensors and lighting retrofits, or upgrading to more...

Looking for 2014 I.R.S. Tax Deductions?

Tax Deductions May Be Hidden In Your Walls With 2014 coming to a close, you, your firm or your client may be looking for additional tax deductions. Commercial Real Estate (CRE), and self funded Tenant Improvements for Leasehold Property will likely qualify for...

Reflections on Cost Segregation

A brief “Who, What, Why, When and How” perspective WHO is it for? The owners of most any Commercial Real Estate (CRE), and self funded Tenant Improvements for Leasehold Property will likely qualify for significant I.R.S. tax deductions. WHAT is a Cost Segregation...

Optimizing the Building Lifecycle

A building lifecycle comprises many stages which are led and managed by different stakeholders, each with their own set of objectives. This disconnect is common in building projects, and while there may be good intent across each stakeholder, this silo mentality can...

Tax Incentives Improve CommRE

I.R.S. guidelines offer incentives that reduce Commercial Real Estate federal taxes (and improve cash flow!) Are you missing out on substantial tax deductions? Are you failing to cash in on available federal tax incentives for energy-efficient structures or...

LED Lighting + Green Incentives = Astonishing ROI

You may have heard Thomas Edison's teachers said he was "too stupid to learn anything." And that he was fired from his first two jobs for being "non-productive." And as an inventor, Edison famously made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. When a...

Value Can Be Found Where You May Not Think To Look

Unrestored vehicles contains hidden value to the beholder, so does commercial real estate, which may offer untapped value to its owners Some people look at an old truck and just see an old truck, while others see value and opportunity. In some ways, commercial real...

Don’t Waste Your Energy (Bills!)

Being uninformed about your energy consumption is common (because most don't know where it's happening) Most think that “going green” means capital expenditure on new high tech systems, controls and/or lighting, with the expectation of realizing a reasonable payback...