Authored by a different industry member each issue, this column provides insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.
Technology is only as good as what it can deliver. From the April 2013 issue.... [...]
Facility managers can minimize delays and unexpected costs by being... [...]
As the profession evolves, more higher education institutions offer formalized... [...]
When maintenance “strategies” are unplanned, organizations can experience premature equipment failure, reduction in occupant satisfaction, and higher prices for repairs and equipment... [...]
Credit: Museum of the Future The world’s first fully functional 3D printed office is being created in Dubai. “This building will be a testimony to the efficiency and creativity of 3D printing technology, which we believe will play a major role in reshaping construction and design sectors,” said H.E Excellency Mohammed Al Gergawi, UAE Minister Of Cabinet Affairs and The Chairman of UAE National Innovation Committee. “We... [...]
Ben Crosby, CCIM, President at Crosby & Associates in Winter Haven, FL recognized that using drones, or small unmanned aerial systems (UAS), would be an inexpensive way to capture aerial video and photos for the thousands of acres of agricultural land that are the backbone of his firm’s commercial real estate business. But he thought the process to gain a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) exemption was too onerous. However, when... [...]
Credit: Connected Investors Connected Investors, a real estate investors network and marketplace, has launched its aggregated real estate crowdfunding marketplace. For the first time, investors will be able to quickly locate and evaluate investments available across the real estate crowdfunding industry in the U.S. and around the world. “Connected Investors is bringing awareness to what Patch of Land and what the industry as a whole... [...]