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Inside PRSM: April 18, 2018

Member News

Photos from PRSM2018 National Conference available online!

charity project.pngPRSM2018 National Conference photos are now available to download online! Click here to view photos.





Did you see ‘The Retail Revolution’ video at PRSM2018?s

PRSM, in partnership with ITN Productions, produced a news and current affairs-style video investigating the developments challenges and achievements of the retail FM sector in the U.S. Thank you to our video sponsors! Click here to view the video.

Welcome New Members
We are excited to welcome the following new individuals and member companies who recently joined PRSM. 

*Denotes new member companies

   Retailer

Rent-A-Center*

Mike Gordon

Stephanie Morgan

Team Car Care LLC*

Chris Shalosky

   Supplier

Software Motor Company*

Sam DeAngelis

Naz Moghadam

Tom Walton

Advantage Building & Facility Services*

Trish Faidiga

Michael Glover

Gold Coast USA

Raymond Warren

Movers Specialty Service, Inc.

Haydn Semmens

Sam Jacobs

Terry Daveen

Total Link LLC*

George Greco

 iVueit*

Matt Lyons

Mike Popadak

Universal Property Services

Ray Justice

Jeff Gartz

TWS Facility Services*

Brian Streuter

Jonathan Boeck

Todd Norwood

REMCO Inc.*

Austin Kirby

Jason Shank

Industry News

“Retaildential” spaces offer new life to old malls

retaildential.png“Retaildential” spaces, or housing built within retail locations, are the facilities of the future. Developers are already repurposing mall spaces to contain apartment spaces, medical services, pharmacies, exercise facilities, community rooms and more. Click here to read more.



Retailers call on Supreme Court to close legal loophole benefiting online retailers

Industry groups and brick-and-mortar retailers are looking for a level playing field when it comes to e-commerce and taxes. Retailers are calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to force online retailers to comply with the same basic tax collection rules brick-and-mortar stores must follow. Click here to read more.

450 retailers sign up for American Dream Mall

americandream.jpg450 retailers are tapping into the American Dream, a super recreation/retail complex, slated to open March 2019 in New Jersey. The mall will boast the largest indoor theme park in the Western Hemisphere, the world’s steepest roller coaster, the longest/tallest free-spinning roller coaster on earth, a NHL-sized ice rink, and a Ferris wheel. Click here to read more.



Events 

Announcing the 2018 ESPC DOE webinar series: Implementing ESPC Projects

US-DOE-1100x307.jpgJoin the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Program for a five-part series exploring the tools and resources of the Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) Accelerator. Scheduled for May 10, 2:00-3:00 P.M. ET. This training features practical tips for carrying out an ESPC project. Tool highlights include: ESPC Virtual Technical Assistant, Financing Decision Tree, Best Practices for Selecting an Energy Service Company, Model ESPC Contract Documents, and eProject Builder. Register here.


Get your business cards ready for a PRSM Local Connect networking event in Dallas, TX

Join PRSM in Addison, TX at the Mighty Duck Bar for a night of networking on May 3 with the PRSM staff and retailer and supplier members! Click here to register.


Join us for a PRSM Local Connect networking event in Hoboken, NJ 

Are you a retailer or supplier on the east coast? Join PRSM members for a night of networking in Hoboken, NJ from 4:30 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. on May 17. Bring your business cards and your retailer/supplier peers! Click here to register.


Resources

Participate in short survey about hiring veterans and see instant peer comparisons

The newest Benchmarking Snapshot Survey, “Veterans in the Facility Management Industry” is now available to all PRSM Members. The survey is a partnership between the PRSM Benchmarking Committee and the Veterans Initiative of the Supplier Relations Committee and includes seven to 14 questions, that require less than five minutes to complete. The questions pertain to how your company recruits and trains military veterans. An infographic will be published based upon survey results. Click here to take the survey before Friday, April 20. If you have questions, email benchmarking@prsm.com.


PRSM Magazine March/April Issue—Hire a Vet

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Men and women who have served their country offer skills their civilian counterparts can’t match, making them an excellent fit for the fast-paced, demanding environment of facilities management. Click here to read more about hiring veterans.




PRSM Magazine Special Issue—RFPs: Myth versus Reality

makingitwork.pngThere are myths surrounding request for proposals (RFPs) on both the retailer and supplier sides. Retail Store Maintenance Magazine debunks seven myths with insight from both retailers and suppliers—click here to read more.