The Bubble
Vancouver Commercial Property Management

The Bubble

It is the lazy property manager’s mantra that, “no news is good news.”    It never ceases to be surprising how often you can arrive to a site and see something…

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Death by 1000 Cuts
Commercial Property Management

Death by 1000 Cuts

Over the years, Taurus has had the luxury of a growing portfolio, much of which has come from properties previously managed by other companies.  Although there are great property management companies…

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Know Thy Landlord
Commercial Property Management

Know Thy Landlord

Our first priority in property management is ensuring that we are doing the best job possible for our clients/landlords (it might seem simple, but it really does boil down to just that).  Consequently, aligning yourself…

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Save The Bridge

As property managers, one of our underlying goals is to have as many positive relationships as possible.  However, despite our best efforts to be “professional problem solvers” who find win-win solutions leaving everyone happy, there will always be…

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Great Companies Follow-Up
commercial property management

Great Companies Follow-Up

One commonality in “office-life” is that we all have too much to do; at least from observation it appears this way.  Property management is riddled with this sentiment, and if you are in the industry you know what we mean:  There are 1000 things…

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The Importance of the Lease
Commercial Property Management

The Importance of the Lease

Commercial real estate can be a swirling sea of problems and uncertainty.  Your ability to make fast and effective decisions is directly related to your ability to understand the physics behind all of these moving parts.  “The physics”…

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Leverage and Sophistication
Commercial Property Management

Leverage and Sophistication

Anyone who has spent time in commercial real estate or has had the opportunity to read a lease quickly learns one fact:  this it’s a landlord’s world.  Upon digesting the implications of what…

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A Good Place to Eat Lunch
commercial property management

A Good Place to Eat Lunch

As conscientious property managers, we take pride in being physically present on site often; whether its scheduling an appointment with a tenant (instead of emailing), dropping by unannounced, or doing the Property Manager Special (which is our way of describing a quick, 30-second drive through of the property.  Side note: we have yet…

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