Compass News


Welcome to our Compass Properties blog. Here we’ll share updates on our company and our clients, as well as business news and trends impacting our clients and the real estate market here in Wisconsin. We always love to hear what you have to say, so please send an email to info@compassproperties.com to submit a blog post for consideration, or suggest an idea.

5 Questions with Sheldon Oppermann

Sheldon Oppermann, Executive Vice President     Compass Properties prides itself on being a values-based company. Can you explain what that means to you? Values form the foundation for everything that happens in our company. In my opinion, values are much...

Corporate Social Responsibility Helps Companies Attract Top Talent

Some companies have fitness centers, spa services, free food and even onsite child care facilities.   Others have fantastic benefits, flexible hours, or significant vacation time. Yet, one characteristic can score above all on a millennial’s list for the best company...

What Millennials Want and How It’s Changing the Face of Office Space

Back in 2010, baby boomers made up more than half of the U.S. workforce, but a study conducted by Forbes projects that 75% of workers will be Millennials by 2025.  Driven by mobile technology, changing work styles and the growing presence of Millennials, work spaces...

BMO Harris Sherman Park Branch

The new BMO Harris Branch Office, which is being developed by Wisconsin-based Compass Properties, will continue the company’s long time presence in the Sherman Park neighborhood and replace the former branch which the company acquired in 1959 and has been a...

5 questions with Tyler Noel

Tyler Noel. President, Compass Properties Why is Compass Properties focused on Wisconsin? We have deep roots in the Wisconsin and we’ve acquired decades of experience and local knowledge.   We’re vested not only in the clients we serve, but in the communities in which...

Common Complaints Employees Make

Some things don’t change much, and employee complaints seem to be among them. If you look back at employee complaint lists of the past or present, you’ll find they really haven’t changed much over the years. It’s important to look at complaints as an opportunity to...

Compass Wins National Award for Sustainable Design, Energy Efficiency

The annual award is sponsored by the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) and recognizes leadership, innovation and excellence in environmentally responsible and sustainable building operations and management. “It’s a great honor, and we are very, very...