Press Release -Highview Capital-Backed Watterson to Acquire Bassett Creek Services  

June 29, 2022General Announcements

Transformative acquisition scales Watterson’s national capabilities LOS ANGELES & CHICAGO – Watterson, a leading national facility services company and a portfolio company of Highview Capital (“Highview”), today announced its acquisition of Bassett Creek Services, Inc. (“Bassett Creek” or “BCS”), a national leader in restoration and renovation services. “With its industry-leading service profile, Bassett Creek Services is … Read More

Press Release – Watterson Celebrates 20th Anniversary (2021)

March 12, 2021General Announcements

March 8, 2021 – This year Watterson is celebrating its 20th year Anniversary. For 20 years, Schaumburg, Illinois, based Watterson has been “Doing Whatever It Takes” 24/7 in the emergency and disaster response, surplus property and facilities management, property redevelopment and environmental services industries. Watterson was incorporated in 2001 with the goal of providing professional … Read More

What to Look for in a Surplus Property Managing Partner

August 12, 2020Turnkey Management

When turning over a portfolio of properties, ensure the chosen partner offers a blueprint of four key factors to surplus store management: Turnkey Management, Security, Exterior Maintenance and Interior Maintenance while also offering guiding data points and an opportunity to remotely govern all the locations from a cloud-based dashboard.

Watterson client didn’t allow a potential Coronavirus contamination to alter their business or employee/customer safety

February 17, 2020Emergency Response

Our client’s corporate management contacted Watterson on a Friday evening with an emergency.  An individual in the store was ill and the Coronavirus was a concern.  Watterson technicians were on site within 3-hours after the initial call.  A high-risk contamination protocol was established with technicians utilizing full PPE (protective clothing, masks and gloves).  Every surface … Read More

Watterson exceeds our clients’ expectations

January 31, 2018Emergency Response

At Watterson, no matter how tough the job is, our clients expect the best of our team.  Watterson is resolved to exceed the expectations of our clients and provide an experience that can make every emergency response event have a positive outcome.  We fulfilled these expectations and so much more for one of our most … Read More

Landlords and developers reinventing retail space

December 19, 2017Environmental

When working with our retail clients, we are constantly reminded how the retail landscape is ever changing.  As the sizes of a retail stores change, the buildings they occupy must change with them and this can present some unique challenges for older buildings.   Our Vice President of Environmental, Dave Dukat, explains these challenges and how Watterson … Read More

Hurricane season solutions help stores get back to business

December 6, 2017Emergency Response

At Watterson, we were reminded during the recent hurricane season that when individual businesses are affected by storm damage, the communities that rely on those businesses are also affected. We had the pleasure of helping to protect our client stores and get them open quickly after the storms. Here’s the full story from our Senior … Read More

Your facilities management needs, handled.

December 6, 2017Facilities Management

This past summer, Watterson’s Facilities Management team was challenged to assist a client with a huge undertaking – an 8’ x 40’ one, in fact. Here’s the whole story, as told by our Vice President of Facilities Management: “To advertise a major promotion, one of our retail clients engaged Watterson to install banners on the front … Read More