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How IoT Improves Building Performance (and What Polyteck Is Doing About It)

Yahoo Finance, Dec 24, 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) is completely transforming everyday life. These days, it seems like everything from TVs to refrigerators is connected to the internet. But this connectivity can go even farther — particularly in the commercial space.

Indeed, IoT is fast becoming an essential …

Facilities Management: What It Is and Why It Matters, According to Polyteck

Yahoo! News, Dec 24, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, CEOs have found themselves scrambling like never before to manage a shifting work landscape — including dealing with previously unplanned for expenses and changes to their operations.

With a seemingly ever-growing list of companies that have filed for bankruptcy in …

Why Doing Work That Matters…Matters! (and Why Polyteck Is Doing Just That)

Thrive Global, Dec 23, 2020

Does your regular, nine-to-five grind have you feeling sluggish, depressed or unmotivated on a routine basis? Should that be the case, find ways to do work that matters in your life — it’ll make all the difference!

No one wants to find themselves waking up each day to go to a meaningless job. …

Costas Polycarpou Shares 5 Tips On Overseeing Hundreds of Employees (Without Going Crazy)

Influencive, Dec 30, 2020

Is your business growing at such a rate that you find yourself having to oversee hundreds of employees? If so, make sure you do things the right way the first time around!

Managing a team of ten or so employees is already a challenge in and of itself — but what if you have hundreds of employees that you …

How Polyteck Ensures That London’s New Buildings Are Desirable (and Stay That Way)

Big Time Daily, Dec 23, 2020

Estimated to be roughly 2,000 years old, London is one of the oldest major cities in the world — and as one of the world’s largest financial centers, it continues to grow.

Of course, population growth means that new buildings become a necessity, both for the people who will call London home and …

How Costas Polycarpou Has Single-Handedly Improved London’s New Housing

Future Sharks, Dec 22, 2020

From the onset of Polyteck, there’s been a cooperative element which has served them well as they scaled to revenues over £30 million in only 15 years.

“Back in 2005 I started this company with my father, I was only 27 at the time, and there were plenty of challenges in getting my …

How to Simply (and Successfully) Market Your ‘Not-So-Sexy’ Business

Entrepreneur, Jan 22, 2021

It seems that most media attention tends to go toward startups that offer something innovative and exciting. The latest app or “disruptive” brand is what will inevitably get the most attention. The thing is, not every business can deliver that level of flash and pizazz. Some industries and businesses are going to seem boring no matter how you 

How To Grow Your Real Estate Business in 2021 [Trends + Expert Tips]

Carrot, Jan 26, 2021

Virtually every meaningful data point on mental health has changed for the worse, an unprecedented number of businesses have closed, and, worst of all, reports from CNBC suggest that 60% of those businesses will never open their doors again.

But we made it…

3 Proven Ways Polyteck Is Bringing Sustainability to Massive Construction Projects

World News, Jan 29, 2021

Over the years, the topic of sustainability and reducing waste has been a popular subject of discussion. Still, one issue that isn’t getting enough attention in this area is the evolution of construction techniques.

For many contractors, sustainability within the construction environment has a…

How Costas and Yiannakis Polycarpou Identify Properties With Long-Term Development Potential

Realty Times, Feb. 5th, 2021

Many of the world’s wealthiest people have built their wealth on the ability to identify investment properties not just with short term returns, but with strong long-term development potential. Choosing these types of properties takes insight and skill

3 Signs You’ve Built A Business That Is Ready To Scale (And How to Take The First Step)

Forbes, Feb. 11th, 2021

Building a business from the ground up is a rewarding, yet challenging task.

For many solopreneurs trying to handle everything on their own, a common concern is when (or even if) they should scale. First off

How Polyteck Manages Construction, Maintenance AND Security for It’s Clients (at the Same Time)

ActiveRain, Feb. 16th, 2021

Managing a large facility is a massive undertaking. From initial construction and development work to fulfilling ongoing maintenance and security needs, there are countless tasks building managers need to ...

Why Polyteck is London’s Best Bet for Reliable Facilities Management

London Daily

If you’re in charge of keeping a complex organization running smoothly, it’s likely you don’t need convincing of the importance of a reliable facilities management provider.

If you’re unfamiliar with what a facilities management company does…

Polyteck to build new London town house scheme

Construction Enquirer, Feb. 22nd, 2021

Polyteck will act as developer and main contractor on a new £15m residential housing scheme in Colindale, North West London.  

Work will involve construction of 23 new private town houses in an area dominated by new apartment developments…

The Important Role Humility Plays In Your Success

Addicted 2 Success, Mar. 8th, 2021

For those of us who are drawn to the pursuit of success, it’s common to look forward to the ego-boost that comes when we achieve our goals and other people notice. None of us are immune to that good feeling that comes when others admire the work we’ve done. The.

Polyteck wins with McCan in Bishopgate

Facilities Management Journal

The London-based facilities management organisation has secured a three-year multi-service engineering management contract with McCann Worldgroup.

Based at McCann’s new Bishopsgate office in London, Polyteck will offer maintenance and engineering services ranging from HVAC, electrical, to fire & security operations…

3 Things Sustainable Companies Do for “Green” Construction

Blue & Green Tomorrow

Combating climate change requires a global effort. That’s why organizations all over the world are taking steps to improve sustainability in whatever ways they can.

One of those organizations is Polyteck, one of London’s leading green construction and facilities management companies…

What buyers crave: How to find coveted listings in your market


What makes a house really stand out? Curb appeal is one part of the formula, but there are other factors that come into play. Learn about finding and selling desirable homes — and how to make listings more attractive to buyers.

Every agent wants to list homes that receive…

Polyteck is now accepting Cryptocurrency payments

Facilities Management Journal

Polyteck has today announced that it will be accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment from clients and suppliers.

The London-based construction and facilities management business, which has a combined turnover of more than £20 million, will be one of the first in the sector to offer the digital currency alongside traditional means of payment.

5 Ways To Become A More Progressive, Forward-Thinking Business


In today’s business world, a forward-thinking mindset, is a prerequisite to success. In order to keep up with the changing needs and interests of customers, business owners must be innovative, creative, and open-minded. It’s essential to implement this type of attitude as soon as possible. Here are five ways types you can create a more progressive business..

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