Special Reports Archives

From The Business Facilities Archives:
Building Inspiration – Over The Years And Into The Future

In 1994, the Asbury Park Press profiled Group C in a feature headlined “Trade Publisher Survives The Lean Years.” The photo that accompanied the profile shows Ed, seated, at work with Susan and Ted Coene.

Ed Coene’s original formula for success guided the development of a dynamic brand with international reach in print, online and unique events that are essential components of successful project development. Coene, founder and president of Group C, publishers of Today’s Facility Manager and Business Facilities, passed away on September 17, 2013.

From The Archives: Niels Diffrient — A Balanced Approach To Design

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Niels Diffrient died on June 8, 2013 at the age of 84. This Q&A from the Today’s Facility Manager archives illustrates how one of the top human factors designers came from humble beginnings to sprout impressive roots. It has been retrieved in his honor. From the October 2002 issue.

TFM Names J.B. Messer Facility Executive of the Year

Photo: Oklahoma City Community College

A close eye on operations costs propels this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management for Oklahoma City Community College.