COVID-19 Industry Partner Resources
We lean heavily on our Industry Partners for resources for real estate management professionals, especially in times like these. We reached out to our partners for information, tips and resources for our members specifically related to the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. We thank these companies for being an invaluable resource for our members and true partners to our organization.
We will update this page as we hear more from our partners.
Adam's Pest Control is open as an essential service. They are providing "no contact" pest control services. Their tecnicians have full PPE. Additionally, most spring treatments are on the exterior, so no contact is easily maintained. They are minimizing contact during interior treatments, always maintaining 6' distance. They are licensed to use disinfectant, so their trucks and equipment are regularly disinfected.
BELFOR Property Restoration is open as an essential service. They are offering three levels of COVID-19 cleaning: 1. Preventative; 2. Suspected; 3. Confirmed. They also offer all types of disaster response, mitigation, and rebuild. Their employees have PPE, employ social distancing, and stagger staff in the office. They also frequently disinfect equipment.
Bituminous Roadways is considered an essential business and is fully operational at this time. Their estimators are continuing to look at sites and bid on projects. Their estimators communicate with clients via email or phone already. On some occasions they do meet on-site, but those meetings have been moved to virtual meetings. Their field staff has been trained on a number of COVID-19 protocols, including safe distancing and hand washing. BR is supplying crews with sanitizer and proper PPE.
CertaPro Twin Cities East is operating at full capacity while following all CDC guidelines. To minimize contact, CertaPro has implemented services such as remote estimating. All of our field staff have implement proper safety measures to ensure their health and yours.
Clean Response is open as an essential service. They are following CDC Guidelines and have done additional safety training for employees. They are offering detailed coronavirus cleaning for locations that have had an individual or individuals with confirmed cases, or who have been in contact with someone who has a confirmed case and has been in the building.
Horizon Roofing, Inc. is considered an essential business, and they are fully operational at this time. They are taking every precaution necessary to ensure the safety of their employees in the office and out in the field. Their estimators are continuing to work on current projects and bid projects for the remainder of the year and into 2021. Most meetings between estimators, project managers, and clients have been moved to a virtual platform to ensure communication efforts are still in effect. The service department is working in the field to handle customers' roof leaks, and estimators are out on clients' roofs performing inspections as they arise. Their field staff has been trained on several COVID-19 protocols, including safe distancing and hand washing. Additionally, before the workday begins, their Foreman must check in with every member of their crew to evaluate symptoms. If someone is found to have a COVID-19 related symptom, they will be sent home and required to follow CDC guidelines. During this time of many unknowns, Horizon Roofing, Inc. is here for you!
INSPEC is considered an essential business and is fully operational. We have Architects, Engineers, Consultants, and Construction Observers working on projects in many different phases. In addition, we are responding to requests for design, condition assessments, testing, and other building envelope needs. We are taking every precaution necessary to ensure the safety and health of our staff and clients. We are utilizing collaborative software to work remotely. Bid openings and meetings, when possible, are being held virtually. All staff in the field are wearing face coverings and following the CDC guidelines for distancing and hand washing.
KENDELL is open during this time as an essential business servicing Federal, healthcare and other essential businesses with doors, frames and hardware. We have CDC protocols in place for any needed site visits. Please feel free to reach out for information on your options to provide “hands free” openings in your facilities. We can provide budgets, hardware groups and function descriptions for you to consider how to handle these amenities.
McCaren Designs creates and maintains attractive plant displays for our interior and exterior customers. We are taking every precautions to keep our staff and our clients safe and healthy. All staff are wearing face coverings and following the CDC guidelines for distancing and hand washing. McCaren Designs has creative solutions for using plants to encourage practical distancing, creating natural barriers, and directing foot traffic. Contact Ellen at [email protected] to see how we can help make your space safe and beautiful.
Pinnacle Roofing Systems is open as an essential service. We have implemented a Coronavirus Action Plan to insure the safety of both employees and clients. Our Service Department is still performing repairs and leak detection. All of our crews have been trained on best practices for remaining productive while maintaining safety standards. Our Estimators and Account Managers are performing inspections and preparing bids for customers. We will be happy to help with any of your roofing needs and we hope you stay safe and well.
PlanForce Architecture + Design is open for business and available to meet your project needs. In addition, if you’re looking for ways to get your buildings better positioned to attract and retain tenants in a slower economy, they're here to help. They can help you upgrade amenities and common areas to set your buildings apart in a competitive market. They're also able to create proactive property marketing materials — including online 360˚ virtual tours — that show prospects why your building should be their new home. Contact them at planforcegroup.com for all of your commercial architecture and interiors needs. Stay safe and healthy!
Rayco Construction, a Minneapolis & St Paul commercial roofing contractor, is maintaining all operations as an essential business during the stay-at-home order. We have safety protocols in place and whenever possible we will collaborate remotely. Our first priority is to protect your assets and keep buildings watertight. As small businesses struggle through the difficulties caused by the COVID 19 situation, we are here to help you maintain your roof. As opportunities arise to buy and sell real estate, we are available to inspect and asses roofs for free and report on its current condition.
Restoration Systems Inc. is considered an essential business, and they are fully operational at this time. They are taking every precaution necessary to ensure the safety and health of their staff and clients. Their project managers and estimators are continuing to work on current projects and bidding projects for the remainder of the year and 2021 construction season. Their entire staff has been trained on several COVID-19 protocols and following CDC guidelines, including safe distancing and hand washing.
SDQ Janitorial Services is fully open as an essential service. Services include: Janitorial Services, Disinfection Services, Medical Cleaning- including Isolation & Terminal Cleaning, Restroom Sanitizing & Disinfecting, Carpet & Floor Care, Window Cleaning, & Supplies. They have a new website just to handle special disinfection requests. It is www.corporatedisinfecting.com. Please contact Diane with any questions: [email protected].
SwedeBro is an industrial & commercial epoxy floor coatings contractor specializing in concrete coatings and concrete resurfacing. They apply epoxy & resinous floor coating systems, metallic epoxies, urethane cements, concrete stains, cementitious over-lays, moisture mitigation systems, pedestrian, and traffic coatings. During COVID-19, as an essential business, they have Sherwin-Williams Anti-Microbial additives available for their epoxy flooring.
SES Inc. is open as an essential service. Their staff is working remotely and offering consulting services online.
Southview Design Effective Monday, April 13,, 2020, Southview Design will resume full landscape operations. We will only be performing services that allow us to comply with CDC guidelines to protect the health and safety of our employees and customers, including social distancing, disinfecting surfaces, vehicles, and tools, hand washing/sanitizing, and face masks. Our office staff will continue to work from home as much as possible. We will be maintaining a reduced staff to assist with our day to day office operations; please call ahead to make an appointment.
The Energy Guy team is currently scheduling complimentary Indoor Air Quality inspections /consultations. Please just let us know if we can be of any assistance.
Industry Partners: contact Shelby Couch at [email protected] with your information.