Entries by GSI

Fire & Life Safety Just Got Easier

We recently assisted the IDS management team to conduct a successful fire drill for a six-story, 235,000 square foot commercial building we secure at 888 East Walnut in Pasadena. I admit that fire drills may not be the most exciting thing in the world, but fire & life safety can save lives!

Tired Of Babysitting The Lobby Desk?

Managing a high-rise luxury building requires a lot of work. It doesn’t matter if the building is commercial or residential, today’s property managers are busier than ever. It takes a lot of work to create and maintain an environment that can rival the Ritz-Carlton. Of course, the aesthetic, design, amenities and location all come into […]

A Tribute To Mothers In The Workforce

This time of year, a lot of people are thinking about their mothers. We owe so much to these women. Not only did they give birth to us, but they cared for us, raised us, taught us, managed the household, and the list goes on. Growing up, many of us saw our mothers doing ten […]

Why Property Managers Need Customized Security Services?

One-size-fits-all. As appealing as that thought may be to operations managers, it doesn’t work for property managers. Every property is different, and tenants have specific needs and expectations. The desire to meet the specific needs of each property is stated by many top management companies. However, this can be a challenge if the partners they […]

Why Is Teamwork Required To Keep Tenants Safe?

Many people don’t realize the amount of work that goes into providing a safe, pleasant environment for tenants and guests. When you think about all that is involved to create a positive experience day-in and day-out, it is easy to see why teamwork is required.

Why Is Customized Security Training Vital?

“Security”. When people hear that word a lot of different things come to mind. Some may picture a muscle-bound bouncer at a nightclub. Others may think of a guy in some isolated shack. The truth is, security has changed. While security officers serve as a deterrent and are responsible to observe and report suspicious and […]

Stay Safe During A Wet Winter

Ensuring the safety of others is a primary responsibility of security officers. Our officers work closely with fire department, paramedics and police. Your safety, the safety of our employees, of our clients and their tenants are of vital concern to us. That’s why we asked our Safety Director, Steve Martinez, to provide some important safety […]