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Retrofit or forward-fit? Smart systems give new life—and new return on investment—to aging facilities.
In new research, JLL acknowledges the challenge to ensure critical global compliance goals across multiple dimensions are achieved.
Southeast Financial Center in of Miami’s Central Business District recently received Gold Wired Certification under Wired Score, a rating system that recognizes buildings for internet connectivity, infrastructure, and readiness to improve. Built in 1984, the building totals 1.225 million SF, and it is the first in the State of Florida to receive this recognition for the technology and connectivity available to tenants. Southeast Financial Center, Miami, FL Located at 200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Southeast Financial Center is comprised of two buildings: a 55-story Class A Office Tower distinguished and a 15 story Annex Building which houses the popular DavidBartonGym and 1,200 parking spaces. Wired Score was launched in 2013 as WiredNYC by the then Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration in partnership with New York City Economic Development Corp. In April 2015, the program has expanded Wired Certification service to office property owners, asset managers and leasing agents in cities nationwide, including Boston, Chicago, Miami, Washington, DC, and San Francisco. J.P. Morgan Asset Management — Global Real Assets owns the property on behalf of institutional investors. Amanda Voetsch, executive director with the firm, said, “As Miami continues its urban renaissance, the office space requirements of its tenants have also evolved. Tenants are requiring more sophisticated programming and amenities focused on technology and sustainability. These latest accolades position Southeast Financial Center at the forefront of this movement, and we are by no means finished with our improvement efforts.” Sean McNamara, general manager with JLL, the building’s leasing and property management team, said “J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Global Real Assets has invested more than $20.5 million on capital improvements at Southeast Financial Center since its clients acquired the building 100 percent in late 2008. The enhancements were chosen and implemented to allow the property to stand out as a leader in the market. We look forward to continuing to work with ownership to set the benchmark for class A office space in Miami.” Capital improvements at the property contributing to the Wired Certification include: Multiple carrier sources of high-speed fiber optic broadband connectivity Multiple riser pathways to support tenant diversity requirements and allow for connections from independent locations Public Wi-Fi in common areas to enhance access to connectivity throughout the building Telecom equipment located above grade to prevent damages from flooding First responder disaster and recovery system in place to enhance safety and security “Internet connectivity has become a critical need for businesses to operate on a day-to-day basis and is a top priority for businesses seeking new office space,” said Arie Barendrecht, CEO and co-founder of WiredScore. “We applaud… …Read More…
Investing in workplace well-being supports productivity. So why do so many companies make it difficult for employees to concentrate with workplaces that are too hot, too cold, too loud, or too confining?
With the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Fellows Program, facility leaders execute operational improvements as part of Retrofit Chicago.
It’s time for an ADA compliance check as the law’s 25th anniversary arrives.
Millennials identify working with advanced technology and getting exposure to innovation as key factors they look for when choosing a career. Facility management might provide just the right mix of challenges.
Acquisition of project management company will help to meet the needs of healthcare facilities with expanded, specialized services.
JLL commissioned an independent study in March, 2014, probing the views of more than 200 millennials who hold professional jobs or who are still in college. The study shows there are positive impressions of FM careers when those working were exposed to several different job titles.
As part of the Global Sustainability Commitment, Jones Lang LaSalle in April 2008 pledged to increase its sustainability accredited professionals to 200 in 2008 and to 500 in 2009.