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JLL Creates Workplace Of The Future At Revamped HQ

When complete in spring 2017, JLL’s corporate headquarters will incorporate the latest strategies in workplace design, including many of the best practices it already uses in its work for clients and features inspired by direct input from its workforce.

Question Of The Week: Workplace Wellness Programs?

To advance workplace wellness programs, is facility management collaborating more often with counterparts in human resources?

Friday Funny: Super Bowl Time Warp

This weekend the Denver Broncos will take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50, marking the event’s golden anniversary. Life sure has changed since that first Super Bowl was played on January 15, 1967.

FM Alert: Free Fire and Extinguisher Safety Training Course

A free training course on extinguishing fires in the workplace is being offered by UL Workplace Health & Safety as part of its comprehensive online eLearning library.

Smart Site Selection Can Save Data Center Users $141M Over 10 Years

Enterprise data center users can potentially save up to $140.9 million with thorough due diligence in identifying markets that meet their business requirements and...

Proposed FASB/IASB Changes: What CRE Should Know

CRE technology professionals wear a number of hats. My last post on this site addressed how CRE technology professionals can support their organizations’ M&As. Here, I’ll...

In Seattle, Martin Selig Real Estate Invests In Pressure Boosting System

Confronted by a failing domestic water booster pump at one of the downtown commercial properties managed by Martin Selig Real Estate, chief engineer Phil...

Colorado Launches Commercial PACE Program

Colorado’s New Energy Improvement District has launched a statewide commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) program – providing commercial property owners a unique mechanism...

Tsinghua University Students Win CoreNet Global’s First Academic Challenge

“Orchestra,” a proposed system of coordinating the many facets of corporate real estate (CRE) developed by a team of students from China’s Tsinghua University, has...

Optimized Energy Use: A Washington, DC Case Study

A provider of commercial real estate (CRE) energy management solutions, MACH Energy is focused on demonstrating that efficiency upgrades for buildings do not have to...

CRE Industry Consolidation Adds To Information Management Challenges

By Lisa Stanley 2015 has seen significant consolidation in the real estate service provider and software sectors serving the corporate real estate market. CBRE has...

Five New Trends Shaping Commercial Real Estate Development

Five new trends are shaping commercial real estate development in the United States, according to new research from Prologis, Inc. The latest paper from...

Crelow Launches Services To Help CRE Tenants Find The Perfect Space

Smaller tenants looking for less than 5,000 square feet represent 80% of the office market, generally take the same amount of a rep’s time,...

iFunding Repays Largest Crowdfund Loan To Date

iFunding, a New York City-based commercial real estate crowdfunding platform, announced it has repaid its largest commercial loan to date for an investment in a...

Clients, Tenants Worldwide Increasingly Demanding Sustainability

Clients and tenants worldwide are increasingly demanding sustainability – for both energy efficiency and occupant benefit — and green building continues to double every three years,...

Miami Office Tower First In Florida With WiredScore

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...

New Product Flash: Tork EasyCube From SCA

Web connected restroom dispensers keep facility staff updated on supply levels, reducing occupant complaints.

Gilbane Building Company Completes Restoration Of Historic Kings Theatre

Extensive $95 million restoration and renovation revitalizes grandeur of former movie palace.

FM Issue: Managing Security Services

An effective security program requires communicating key parameters.

National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion competition.

New Association Advances Energy Management Services

The ACG board has created the EMA as a stand-alone association to administer the EMP program and other energy related programs.

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Best Of The Rest…Room

The Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom® Contest not only promotes a business, it also recognizes the effort made by facilities management teams around the country to put their best restrooms to the test.

Columbia Lighting Presents: LLHP BEATDOWN!

Columbia Lighting's LLHP is one tough LED High Bay Product! Watch as our team gives a serious beating to the LLHP with bats, metal...

LED Lighting Channel

LED Lighting ChannelSponsored by GE LightingGE Lighting spans the globe as an industry leader in major lighting, systems and services for commercial, industrial and residential use. Technology innovation and the company’s ecomaginationsm initiative enable GE Lighting to aggressively bring to market products and solutions that help customers meet pressing environmental challenges. Visit TFM's LED Lighting channel today.

Building Automation Channel

Building Automation ChannelSponsored by KMC ControlsFacilities are looking to achieve higher levels of indoor environmental quality and energy efficiency by automating and controlling building systems. Visit TFM’s Building Automation channel to learn about pneumatic and electronic control devices for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning.

Bird-B-Gone

Bird-B-Gone, Inc. is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional grade bird deterrents.

Maintenance Free…But Can You Paint It?

So, the next time you’re wondering whether a material that is touted as maintenance-free can be painted, wonder no more: The answer is almost always “yes."

New Product Flash: Ink Collection from KnollTextiles

The Ink collection follows in the footsteps of the grammar wall covering collection, which debuted five years ago and consisted of patterns based on a series of overlapping, intermingling letters.

Bird-B-Gone Launches TFM Bird Control Channel

Bird-B-Gone has unveiled its new Bird Control Channel on the Today's Facility Manager website.

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View this free webinar video and learn why it's imperative that IoT connected systems be protected from a very real threat facing facilities within any industry, from industrial to commercial: loss of power and power-related disturbances.

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View this free webinar video and learn what Facility IoT is; how companies have used it save money, conserve energy, or create revenue; and much more .

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