Dealing with Cold & Flu Season During a Pandemic – What can be done to Prepare?

How can Facilities be Impacted by COVID-19 and the Flu at the Same Time? With North American Cold and Flu Season making its return again this fall/winter and being compounded with COVID-19, facilities that haven’t or cannot close their doors for quarantine will have to take as severe precautions as possible to not risk an…

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City Wide Franchise Recognized on the Inc. 5000 List for Consecutive Third Year

LENEXA, Kan. – Inc. magazine announced that City Wide has been named to the 2020 installment of its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the third consecutive year the brand has ranked on the list. “We’ve had a successful and busy past few months with…

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City Wide of Metropolitan New Jersey Welcomes New Ownership

City Wide, the nation’s leading management company in the commercial building maintenance industry, announced the Metropolitan New Jersey office has new ownership with entrepreneur and experienced business professional Michael Trombetta. Trombetta is a relationship management and client service executive with more than 20 years of domestic and international financial services experience – both as a…

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City Wide Moves into New Home Office to Accommodate Continued Growth

At the end of 2019, City Wide announced that in 2020 it would be moving to a new Home Office. As of August 3, 2020, the doors to the 28,000 square foot space are now open. Located at 15230 W. 105th Terrace in Lenexa, Kansas, it is double the size of the previous Home Office…

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Facilities Are Increasing Cleaning and Disinfecting Services – What About the Effect on Our Planet?

When the pandemic began earlier this year, likely the last thing on many facility owners’ minds was how the increase of cleaning and disinfectant chemicals was affecting the earth. Perhaps the new routine felt like a wave – something that was a lot in the moment, but would only be for a short period of…

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City Wide Squeezes Opportunities Out of Pandemic

As franchises adapt their business practices following COVID-19 pandemic closures, they are finding it takes careful planning to make the process safe and efficient for customers and franchisors alike. City Wide Franchise, which manages janitorial and facility maintenance services, was a step ahead by creating a task force, Dominate After COVID-19 is Over (DACO). The task force…

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How to Make Lemonade Out of Lemons Amid a Crisis

City Wide CEO and president, Jeff Oddo, recently shared how the brand has made “lemonade out of lemons” during COVID-19 with the International Franchise Association editorial team. Read the article below or visit IFA’s website. How to Make Lemonade Out of Lemons Amid a Crisis By Jeff Oddo When times are uncertain, sticking to what…

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What Scientists Are Learning About the ‘Airborne Coronavirus’ – And What You Can Do to Protect Your Business

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The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) published new guidance on Thursday, July 9 indicating the coronavirus may linger in the air indoors – especially crowded places – causing a higher risk for individuals to inhale air particles that are wafting through the room. The new guidance comes on the heels of 239 scientists who approached the…

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One of KC’s Top Private Companies Hires New COO

One of the top private companies in the Kansas City metro has a new COO. Lenexa-based City Wide Maintenance and its subsidiary, City Wide Franchise, hired Kansas City native Troy Hartman to fill the role. City Wide Maintenance, which manages maintenance services for commercial facilities, reported its best year yet in 2019, with systemwide revenue eclipsing $300…

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City Wide Franchise Excels with New Executive Talent

Despite a time of uncertainty, City Wide, the nation’s leading management company in the building maintenance industry, continues to achieve its monthly revenue goals for 2020 as well as appoint key leaders to assist with the brand’s growth. In April, Troy Hartman joined the City Wide Home Office team as Chief Operating Officer in the…

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