Retrofits + Project Management: RealtyCom’s Role

By Jo Valderas

Technology offered by the telecom Providers is constantly changing and multifamily owners/operators want to remain competitive by offering the best service possible to residents at the best price. Existing communities present a unique set of challenges compared to new developments, because existing contracts, providers and wiring is already in place and need to be considered. To add new providers or services, upgrade existing technology, or provide better service to your residents a retrofit can be necessary. That’s where RealtyCom comes in to ensure the process is smooth for the site and manage the Service Provider transition.

RealtyCom’s process is centered around a Scope of Work that we identified at the time of proposal negotiation and contract execution.  As part of the transition preparation our Account Managers create a Transition Planning document to ensure the success of the project – identifying objectives, critical milestones in the timeline, and communication plan with the team (this includes the site team and local construction team from the Service Provider).

There are many types of transitions, below are some examples:

  • Additional Provider – a new service provider is brought onto a property that currently does not serve that property
  • Bulk Commencement or Termination – converting […]