The commercial environment provides Jim's Locksmiths with a wide range of opportunities throughout Australia and New Zealand. The scope of this opportunity extends to the building industry, factories, to corporate business and office complexes, shopping centers, schools and the lucrative mining industry.
Recently, there have been limited opportunities to quote and supply keying systems for new building developments. In most cases these opportunities have gone to architectural hardware merchants and other similar businesses. However, as part of this business plan it is anticipated we look at forming working relationships with builders and architects with the sole purpose of increasing opportunities in this market.
The business and office sector of the commercial market is, and will continue to be, the foundation of the locksmith market. As part of the current business plan and future direction strategy it is integral that this market will be a major target for potential customers of Jim's Locksmiths and its franchisees.
Within South Australia the various public schools are conducted via a new service contractor. Recent discussions with the new service contractor have been positive in regards to forging a continuing working relationship between Jim's Locksmiths and the various schools. With the opportunities to offer High Security Restricted Keying Products and Electronic Access Control with a 'Lockdown' feature to all of the abovementioned clients and future clients. A working relationship with the various service contractors in South Australia and their respective contractors interstate will greatly increase this target market.