SOURCE: Virtual Premise, Inc.

Virtual Premise, Inc.

August 18, 2011 10:12 ET

Virtual Premise Presents for the Fourth Consecutive Year at the National Retail Tenants Association's 16th Annual Conference

Company Leads Two Professional Development Sessions That Help Attendees Effectively Manage Their Commercial Real Estate Portfolios

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - Aug 18, 2011) - Virtual Premise, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of real estate information management solutions, today announced that it will lead two sessions at the National Retail Tenants Association's (NRTA's) Annual Conference, Expanding Knowledge -- Driving Results to the Bottom Line. Kelly Kepley, vice president of lease services for Virtual Premise, will present "Nuts and Bolts of Critical Dates," Monday, September 12, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. and will lead a group discussion on "Structuring Lease Administration and Property Management Departments with more than 500 Units," Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at 8:30 a.m.

Virtual Premise is a long-time sponsor of NRTA, including the organization's annual conference being held this year at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes-Orlando, FL, September 11-14. For the fourth consecutive year, NRTA attendees will benefit from Kepley's industry knowledge gained from her 20-plus years of experience in commercial real estate operations.

"We are particularly excited about this year's theme for the NRTA conference because 'driving results to the bottom line' defines the value we provide to our customers," said Andy Thomas, president and COO at Virtual Premise. "We work closely with our retail customers to help them find ways to leverage their real estate portfolio as a strategic asset to meet business goals. Our retail software and services solution lets real estate departments utilize industry best practices to increase profitability by aligning their real estate operations to achieve company objectives. We welcome the opportunity to share those best practices at this year's NRTA conference."

As part of the presentation titled "Nuts and Bolts of Critical Dates," Kepley will discuss the importance of managing lease activities to maximize the potential of a company's real estate portfolio. She will also show how various events can trigger critical lease dates and the best way to manage them. "Structuring Lease Administration and Property Management Departments" will be a discussion group format encouraging attendees to share their challenges and successes with each other. Kepley will impart her proven best practices techniques to give attendees powerful tools they can use to help their companies increase productivity, accuracy, and efficiency.

"Especially in light of the anticipated FASB lease accounting changes, lease administration is top-of-mind for leading retailers," said Kelly Kepley. "The Virtual Premise presentations cover critical topics that will help companies more effectively manage their real estate portfolios, resulting in real estate departments that make a significant contribution to the bottom line and that are proactively prepared for the prospective FASB changes."

Kepley oversees the Lease Services Division for Virtual Premise, an industry leader in providing quality lease data management services and solutions, including specific FASB Readiness Service Offerings. Lease Services includes lease abstracting, document management services, data integrity validation, due diligence support and best practices consulting.

About Virtual Premise
Virtual Premise, Inc. is a leading SaaS provider of real estate information management solutions for corporations, retailers, restaurants, landlords and commercial real estate service providers. With Virtual Premise, companies have a smart, easy way to collect, manage and report on complex real estate information from anywhere, at anytime. Virtual Premise technology solutions include strategy and analytics, portfolio management, lease management, lease administration, project management, transaction management, and document management. Virtual Premise also offers a wide range of supporting services to include lease abstracting, document management services, data integrity validation, due diligence support, and best practices consulting. In addition, the company is taking a thought leadership role in preparing its solution for the upcoming FASB lease accounting changes. For more information, call 404-267-1781 or visit www.virtualpremise.com.

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