We had an unusual long-distance call
recently from the head of an international toy supplier who runs
his business from his leasehold property. He was having sleepless
nights because of his very old and poorly maintained premises.
There was clearly a problem with his current property management
team as they weren't ensuring the property and its communal areas
were properly looked after.
Not surprisingly, his specialist workforce
wasn't cut out to perform multiple running repairs. Unfortunately,
everyone had been so busy battling draughts and leaks, clearing
gutters and unblocking drains that they seemed certain to miss a
Here at Vision we love a challenge and,
although the far north is outside our normal territory, we made an
exception and sent a crack team of expert contractors in to sort
the problems out!
What they found when they arrived was quite
extraordinary. The snow-covered buildings were of wooden
construction, several centuries old and not in great shape. The
boss was a large, jolly fellow with white beard and red suit. The
rest of the staff were all quite small and wore green outfits.
There was sticky tape, tissue paper, pine needles and half-finished
products all over the place. To make matters worse, some local
reindeer were running amok in their midst, due to broken
In no time at all they had the place back
on track and ready for action. The only problem was that the old
fellow wanted to pay us in chocolate money. He must think we're
Moral of the story? Don't let your Grotto
get grotty! If your block isn't being maintained to the
highest standard and you'd like to chat about our management
services, call us today on 0845 456 8775.
Posted on Monday, December 14, 2015.