In-Depth Articles


In-Depth Articles

These feature stories include coverage of the issues faced by facility managers, case studies from the facility manager's perspective, and special reports.

Education Case Study: A Balanced Approach

After 70 years, Pierre S. duPont Middle School in Wilmington, DE underwent its first major renovation.

High-Tech Case Study: Leaps And Bounds

In Kansas City, MO, the Midwest Research Institute has revitalized its headquarters.

Healthcare Case Study: All-Inclusive

While patient care was the focus of a recent Cleveland Clinic expansion, facility operations also benefitted.

LEED Certified Case Study: Operations Upgrade

Building on existing strategies, Discovery Communications earned LEED Platinum for its global headquarters.

Hospitality Case Study: A Welcome Renewal

An Oklahoma City hotel comes back to life with both historic preservation and modern amenities at the forefront.

Manufacturing Case Study: Room To Grow

The production team at a Waukesha, WI manufacturing plant benefits from a recent expansion.

Headquarters Case Study: Powerful Paradigm

The director of business operations for Great River Energy steered the company's new headquarters project in Maple Grove, MN.

Education Case Study: Campus Connection

TFM Managing Editor Anne Vazquez talks to the director of campus services at Presbyterian College.

Government Case Study: Process Driven

TFM Managing Editor Anne Vazquez talks to the director of building operations for the new IRS facility in Kansas City, MO.

High Tech Case Study: Focused Energy

TFM Managing Editor Anne Vazquez explores how the manager of facilities and technical operations at Nuvera Fuel Cells, Inc. led the search for a new building.

Healthcare Case Study: Making Room To Heal

This Atlantic City hospital creates calm—despite the surrounding casinos and cacophony—thanks to a former critical care nurse turned top notch administrator.

Stadium Case Study: Going To Bat For Green

Home of the Washington Nationals, the newest MLB ballpark earns LEED silver. The director of ballpark operations plans to maintain the momentum.

Airport Case Study: Flight Plan

The assistant director of aviation for facilities and the director of aviation at McCarran International Airport discuss the new wing in Vegas.

Manufacturing Case Study: A Flavorful Production

Barilla America, Inc., the U.S. division of the Italy-based food maker, has a new facility in Avon, NY.

Hospitality Case Study: Richly Restored

As a hospitality venue in Virginia springs into the 21st century, it keeps a steadfast focus on its history.

FM Issue: Connecting The Dots

When making the move to a centralized data center, facility managers must ask five important questions. In the end, connectivity is one of the most critical components in data center performance.

Roofing Trends: Roofing In The Spotlight

Several important initiatives will have an impact on roofing conditions, particularly for the existing building sector.

Services & Maintenance: Breaking It Down

A pile mentality doesn't cut it when it comes to handling waste. Ensuring materials do not unnecessarily end up in a landfill is a prime goal of a waste management plan.

Higher Education Case Study: Tread Lightly

With additional space needed for academic life, this college maintained a tidy footprint.

Chicago Facility Case Study: Storage Central

In seeking cost reductions, the City of Chicago captures the opportunity to revive an aging facility.

Law Services Case Study: Firm Evolution

An Atlanta-based law firm moves into the 21st century without foresaking its roots.

K-12 Case Study: Put To The Test

An elementary school in southern California faced its fair share of challenges before opening day.

Public Assembly Case Study: Swift Recovery

Planned upgrades were put on the fast track after thousands took shelter at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Healthcare Case Study: Streamlined Health

A new building dedicated to neuroscience at St. Joseph's in Phoenix, AZ elevates the level of care for patients.

LEED Facility Case Study: A Natural Progression

LaSalle Bank Midwest builds on existing operations to achieve LEED status.

Stadium Case Study: One For The Team

The new Busch Stadium ushers in the next era for the St. Louis Cardinals.

Government Case Study: Ready To Respond

The design of this mission critical facility in New York City centers on reliability and flexibility.

Casino Case Study: Back In Business

The Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, MS re-opens one year after sustaining damage from Hurricane Katrina.

Government Case Study: Fluid Movement

As a manager of water resources for the federal government, the Bureau of Reclamation incorporates efficiency into its new Boulder City, NV office.

Higher Education Case Study: History Lessons

At Michigan State University, a team does its homework to rehabilitate a faculty building to its original splendor.

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