Client Case Studies - Grosvenor Systems
Ashville Properties has established an excellent reputation in the commercial property market since its inception in 1968. As an agent, owner and investor, they were using a basic property system for their rent and service charge transactions, as well as a simple accounting package. In order to move forward, they were looking for an integrated property management and accounting system to avoid duplication of data and gain faster access to information with improved reporting functionality.
Bidwells are a commercial, residential and rural managing agent and they’ve been a long-standing Client since 1999 when they conducted a radical review of their property management systems. Rather than adapting their working methods to a new system, they decided to develop an ideal working method and then choose a property management system that fitted.
Chamonix Estates provide block management and property management services throughout England and Wales. Their local approach and attention to detail have fuelled business growth, and as a result, they needed to find a property management system that could support the management of their growing portfolio without having to take on additional staff.
First founded in 1946 as a dyeing and finishing company, The Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group is now a growing retailer supplying a wide range of clothing and occupying over 1000 stores. Following new store acquisitions, they were looking for an integrated property management and accounting system that could save time by automating processes and provide a full view of their portfolio.
Harris Lamb is an independently owned firm of chartered surveyors/planners based in Birmingham, Worcester and Stoke-on-Trent. With three offices, eight directors and a team of 28 surveyors and planners the company is one of the biggest independent property companies in the region. Propman has made an important difference in allowing their Property Management department to grow quickly and efficiently as well as impressing clients with the quality of reporting.
JJ Fox International Limited is the parent company of the Fox Group whose subsidiaries operate both trading and commercial property business interests. The Fox Group can trace its history back as far as 1881. For JJ Fox, Propman is so flexible that they’ve been able to adapt its functionality for use across the whole organisation.
KFH are firmly at the heart of London property. Co-founded in 1977 as a specialist property management company, they’ve grown into one of the Capital’s most successful property services groups.
The Met Office provides services to members of the public, government and commercial customers. Our property occupier solution was selected over other software packages due to it being a non-modular, integrated property management and accounting system to allow for storage of all property and accounting information in one place electronically.
First established in 1880, Provident Financial is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of personal credit products, serving over 2.6 million customers from their network of 280 properties throughout the UK and Ireland. As corporate occupiers, they use Propman primarily to store and manage all leasehold data, which is then exported seamlessly into their principle financial accounting package, CODA.
Originally launched under the name ‘Remainders Limited’ in 1981, The Works is now one of the UK’s leading high street retailers. With plans to grow their retail portfolio from 400 to 600 properties, they needed a property management system that could provide a single, easily accessible and accurate source of all their property related information.
Trinity Estates are a national property management company bringing expertise, innovation and knowledge to their clients on a local and personal level. Prior to installing Propman, a lot of their business processes were completed manually, taking up a large amount of valuable time and resource. As a growing business, Trinity were taking on more properties to manage so looked for a block management software solution that could help them simplify and streamline important business processes.