Consult Smart. Build Smart. (5 Reasons to Add a Specialized Consultant to the Team)

We’ve all had that client.   The one who has pages of dreams and requests but doesn’t really understand what it takes to make them happen. To bring them to life. They want a building that’s smart, that’s collaborative and tech-savvy, yet don’t believe they need to invest in the expertise and behind-the-scenes work to […]

Starting With The Needs of The Building AND The Teams That Manage Them

As part of our ongoing consultations with the real estate sector, we have been meeting with national portfolios and individual building owners to understand what challenges and opportunities they face, and how technology can support the short- and long-term visions for their properties. For many, requirements are evolving, and quickly.        While many requirements […]

Meet The Fourth Utility – Structured Cabling

  The initiative to make buildings more comfortable, environmentally responsible, and cost-efficient is cementing structured cabling as the 4th utility. The following paragraphs will demonstrate how well-designed structured cabling systems have a positive impact on building operating expenses, building life cycle costs, and the productivity of the organizations occupying those buildings.    Increasing Productivity with Easy […]

Takeaways from BOMEX 2021 

Two people walking inside of a smart building

“Expect to Win”  On October 20 and 21 the BOMEX 2021 Virtual conference was held.  One of the keynote sessions was titled “Mental Health and Its Impact on Your Elite Team” hosted by Nick Nurse, Head Coach of the Toronto Raptors and hosted by Kerris Hougardy, Vice President, People at Ada.  Most readers would know about Nurse’s recent success, […]


This is when the table is being set. The preliminary budget is being developed, the scope of the project is discussed and honed, and the major shareholders and end users are identified. This is where the big ideas can begin to percolate and excitement builds.

How Attain can help :

Determining Budget

Scope Assessment

Industry Expertise