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As 2016 approaches, what are the leading facility management priorities?
Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.
Five new trends are shaping commercial real estate development in the United States, according to new research from Prologis, Inc. The latest paper from...
More than half of employees report feeling overworked and burnt out (53%), but the overwhelming majority (86%) are still happy at work and motivated to rise in their organization, according to the inaugural Workplace Index conducted by Staples Advantage.
While 2014 was a landmark year for data breaches, 2015 could be even more significant.
Frequent changes in assigned tasks are displacing routine activities. Project work now accounts for 35% of all the working hours spent in offices. Half of all companies now continuously put together new teams consisting of employees from different departments, consultants, and external service partners.
The most recent results show a gradual increase from previous surveys in those who anticipate hiring additional FM staff in the next six months, with 24% reporting such plans.
While much of the last decade had all of us focused on shiny new green buildings as the silver bullet for the many environmental challenges in the built environment, the virtual collapse of new development has helped the industry to refocus on the real solution: greening existing buildings.