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BOMA EER 2010: Managers Controlled Operating Expenses

The decrease in total operating expenses illustrates what commercial real estate managers noted all year: there is considerable pressure to reduce operating expenses and maintain strong net operating income.... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Expert Advice From Bird-B-Gone

The company has added an Ornithologist to its team of bird control specialists to provide online... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Sector And Momentum From BBF

These modular desking and storage furniture collections are the first to be launched under the BBF... [...]

White Paper: Economics of Sustainability in Commercial Real Estate

The IFMA Foundation — a global leader in education and research for professionals in the built environment — has released “The Economics of Sustainability in Commercial Real Estate,” a practical, real-world study of the incentives and motivations of real estate managers to invest in energy efficiency retrofits. The white paper explains why some investments are made over others and presents an economic framework to evaluate competing... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Music To The Feet!

In 2009, Volkwagen launched a campaign it called "the fun theory" to encourage members of the creative community to invent practical, enjoyable, and easy ways for people to change themselves for the... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Tile And Carpet Cleaning By Cintas

Launched in 44 major markets across North America, the service uses a patent pending, high pressure steam... [...]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Student Housing Gets High Marks

North 38 is far from just a roof over a student’s head. The facilities are designed to allow students to study, focus, and play in a relaxed, modern... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SecureLock Ceilings From Armstrong

This suspended ceiling system is designed to resist or prevent access to the plenum... [...]

Survey: Healthcare Needs More Sustainability Managers

The survey, podcast, and seminar series are part of the IFMA Healthcare Council’s mission to keep health care professionals abreast of the most critical trends in 21st Century... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Little Did They Know…

No joke, in this board game from the 1970s called Offshore Oil Strike, each player has hazards like fire, blow-out, broken pipes, and much more to deal with in order to be declared the big winner.... [...]