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Implementation Consulting Services that Ensure Quick Time-to-Value from Your Technology Investment

CoStar Real Estate Manager consultants work with your company’s employees to ensure on-time and on-budget completion of software implementations. Their approach eliminates the primary challenges confronting organizations adopting new technology – lack of resources, missed deadlines, and tightened budgets.

CoStar Real Estate Manager Implementation Services ensure:

  • On-time and on-budget implementations
  • Fast return on investment
  • Commercial real estate lifecycle expertise
  • Integration of industry best practices
  • Proven CoStar Real Estate Manager|AIM implementation methodology
  • High level of client acceptance
  • Collaborative project management approach
  • Transparent and measurable results
  • Commercial Real Estate Expertise and Best Practices

As members of your project team, CoStar Real Estate Manager consultants combine knowledge of the commercial real estate lifecycle with software implementation proficiency. We use this specific expertise to guide your organization through the strategic decisions faced during the course of the implementation. We leverage our experience with customers in similar organizations and industries to integrate industry best practices with your internal processes.

CoStar Real Estate Manager AIM Implementation Methodology:

CoStar AIM Diagram
CoStar AIM Diagram

CoStar Real Estate Manager’s Advanced Implementation Methodology (AIM)

Many of our customers do not have the luxury of a Project Management Officer to coordinate resources across different departments. CoStar Real Estate Manager consultants serve in this capacity to manage project dependencies and determine accountability. Utilizing the CoStar Real Estate Manager|AIM implementation methodology, we rapidly deliver real estate technology solutions with a focus on user involvement, resulting in a high level of client acceptance.

Pre-Implementation Planning Session – This is an initial review of current business practices accompanied by an estimation of time and resources required to implement your CoStar Real Estate Manager solution. Activities include:

Design – This step involves determining the specific configurations that you need to meet your real estate goals.

  • On-site project kickoff meeting
  • Review of the project plan and SOW
  • Development of design details
  • Sign-off of design wireframes (screen mock-ups)

Development – This phase ensures all requirements are accurately identified, configured and tested to your satisfaction. Activities include:

  • Configuration of forms
  • Basic navigation training
  • Client validation of the configuration
  • Sign-off of configuration
  • Data migration
  • Development of integrations with other systems
  • Development of custom reports
  • Document imaging

User Acceptance Testing (UAT) – This vital step in the CoStar Real Estate Manager|AIM methodology tests all the features and functions to ensure your solution has been delivered to your exact specifications. Activities include:

  • Full testing of integrations
  • Data validation
  • Testing of all reports
  • Full regression test of all forms
  • UAT sign-off
  • Creation of lease abstracting samples

Go Live – This is the day to celebrate! Your CoStar Real Estate Manager solution is up-and-running, meeting all planned deadlines and within budget. Activities include:

  • Consulting services implementation support
  • Transition to CoStar Real Estate Manager Client Services
  • Approval of lease abstracting samples

Lease Services – This phase ensures your database is populated with accurate lease information. Activities include:

  • Full product lease abstracting
  • Review and delivery of discrepancy reports

Client Services – This final step ensures a seamless transition to the CoStar Real Estate Manager Client Services Team which is your source for support on all matters related to your CoStar Real Estate Manager solution. Activities include:

  • On-going support
  • Management and execution of all change requests
  • Continual maintenance