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Featured News

Friday Funny: How Do You Move A Moose?

Bell Museum
It’s a master class in moving your facility, as the Bell Museum of Natural History relocates one-of-a-kind exhibits from one University of Minnesota campus to another.

Does Your Breakroom Need A Makeover?

breakroom
Until August 29, businesses with at least 10 employees can enter to win a facelift for their breakrooms from Staples Business Advantage.

As Facilities Roles Have Changed, So Has Recruitment

facility management
Jim Lord and Wes Miller, executive search consultants with Helbling & Associates, provide insight on skills currently sought in facility executives.

Bicycle Friendly Business Award For Dero

bike parking
The League of American Bicyclists recognizes this maker of bike parking solutions for its own facility amenities and initiatives that promote employee cycling.

Keep America Beautiful Launches 2017 Recycle-Bowl

recycling
The K-12 school-based competition helps communities improve their recycling efforts by educating students and community members on how and what to recycle, while providing an array of resources.

Sponsored Content

How Safe Are Your Facilities?

If you haven’t thought about the security of your facility recently, maybe now is the time. Take this short quiz to find out how your facility stacks up.

Workplace Innovation: Reinventing The Commute

By mobilizing corporate campuses, employers are transforming the workplace experience and making commutes easier.

The Facility Manager Of Tomorrow

Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.

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Work has changed. Ignition has responded. The sit that fits.

Introducing Ignition 2.0 - the chair that comfortably, flexibly, dynamically moves with you to change the world. No matter who you are, how you work, or where you work, Ignition seating from HON fits.

Friday Funny: How Do You Move A Moose?

It’s a master class in moving your facility, as the Bell Museum of Natural History relocates one-of-a-kind exhibits from one University of Minnesota campus to another.

Does Your Breakroom Need A Makeover?

Until August 29, businesses with at least 10 employees can enter to win a facelift for their breakrooms from Staples Business Advantage.

As Facilities Roles Have Changed, So Has Recruitment

Jim Lord and Wes Miller, executive search consultants with Helbling & Associates, provide insight on skills currently sought in facility executives.

Whitney Museum In NYC Earns LEED Gold

Opened in 2015, the building's sustainability features include a cogeneration plant, lighting controls, and outdoor plazas and a green roof.

Friday Funny: How Do You Move A Moose?

It’s a master class in moving your facility, as the Bell Museum of Natural History relocates one-of-a-kind exhibits from one University of Minnesota campus to another.

3 Ways The Wrong Door Can Cost Time And Money

As with many facility decisions, when choosing rolling doors for a project keep in mind the full life cycle.

RSS Business Facilities – Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

  • Supply Chain Reaction August 18, 2017
    As the renegotiation of NAFTA begins, the hemispheric supply chain may be the biggest obstacle to major revisions. - Read: Supply Chain Reaction at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Trucking Company Relocating HQ To Northwest Indiana August 17, 2017
    HMD Trucking will move its corporate headquarters from Illinois to Gary, IN, creating 500 new jobs in the state by 2021. - Read: Trucking Company Relocating HQ To Northwest Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Home Goods Manufacturer Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia August 17, 2017
    Safavieh will invest $60 million in its new 1.1. million square foot Savannah, GA distribution facility. - Read: Home Goods Manufacturer Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

Products & Services

Sofidel Dry Tech Heavy-Duty Hand Towels

Dry Tech Heavy-Duty is a line of hand towels with absorbency per sheet that is more than double competitors’ towels.

New Metal Stair Products From ErectaStep 

Three new products are designed to fill the demand for higher quality metal stair kit solutions to serve the commercial and architectural marketplaces.

Featured Knowledge Channels

MovinCool | The #1 Spot Cooling Solution

MovinCool spot air conditioners are keeping pace, delivering cooling solutions that are more efficient, more reliable & more cost-effective than ever before.

FACILITYBLOG

Friday Funny: How Do You Move A Moose?

It’s a master class in moving your facility, as the Bell Museum of Natural History relocates one-of-a-kind exhibits from one University of Minnesota campus to another.

Does Your Breakroom Need A Makeover?

Until August 29, businesses with at least 10 employees can enter to win a facelift for their breakrooms from Staples Business Advantage.

As Facilities Roles Have Changed, So Has Recruitment

Jim Lord and Wes Miller, executive search consultants with Helbling & Associates, provide insight on skills currently sought in facility executives.

Sofidel Dry Tech Heavy-Duty Hand Towels

Dry Tech Heavy-Duty is a line of hand towels with absorbency per sheet that is more than double competitors’ towels.

New Metal Stair Products From ErectaStep 

Three new products are designed to fill the demand for higher quality metal stair kit solutions to serve the commercial and architectural marketplaces.

What's Popular

Work has changed. Ignition has responded. The sit that fits.

Introducing Ignition 2.0 - the chair that comfortably, flexibly, dynamically moves with you to change the world. No matter who you are, how you work, or where you work, Ignition seating from HON fits.

Corbin Russwin FE6600 Multipoint Lock

The FE6600 Series is an ANSI/BHMA A156.37 Grade 1 certified multipoint lock that withstands tornado wind speeds and flying debris.

Sofidel Dry Tech Heavy-Duty Hand Towels

Dry Tech Heavy-Duty is a line of hand towels with absorbency per sheet that is more than double competitors’ towels.

Whitney Museum In NYC Earns LEED Gold

Opened in 2015, the building's sustainability features include a cogeneration plant, lighting controls, and outdoor plazas and a green roof.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Facility Retrofit: Toward Energy Goals

In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.

Time For Pest Birds To Leave The Nest

Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.

Net Zero Energy For Buildings

Advanced energy solutions are coming down in price, prompting more facility management leaders to pursue this clean energy goal.

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.

What's popular

Facility Retrofit: Toward Energy Goals

In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.

Time For Pest Birds To Leave The Nest

Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.

Net Zero Energy For Buildings

Advanced energy solutions are coming down in price, prompting more facility management leaders to pursue this clean energy goal.

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.

Facility Executive | August 2017 Issue

The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue

The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.

Past Issues

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

Education

Flooring Selection Positively Impacts Post-Occupancy Evaluation At Children’s Hospital

Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.

Work has changed. Ignition has responded. The sit that fits.

Introducing Ignition 2.0 - the chair that comfortably, flexibly, dynamically moves with you to change the world. No matter who you are, how you work, or where you work, Ignition seating from HON fits.

Do You Work With The Next Facility Executive Of The Year?

Or, perhaps it's you? Nominations are open for the 16th annual Facility Executive of the Year Award, presented by Facility Executive magazine.

Did You Miss Our Assessing And Managing The Risk of Vendors In Your Facility...

Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. View this free video webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.

Looking To US Navy Seabees For FM Talent

Seabees are experienced in project management, maintenance, and operations in addition to their primary role, construction and construction management.

Flooring Selection Positively Impacts Post-Occupancy Evaluation At Children’s Hospital

Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.

DOE Announces Research On Integrated Building Systems

Five projects are being funded to delve into the further potential of integrated systems for commercial building energy efficiency.

White Papers & Case Studies

Hotel Case Study: Back In Fashion

The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.

Flooring Selection Positively Impacts Post-Occupancy Evaluation At Children’s Hospital

Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.

Safety Net Hospital Strengthens Services

In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.

The State Of Physical Access Control: Impact On The Enterprise

Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

The Open Office: What’s Working And What’s Not?

This workplace design approach continues to appeal to many organizations. A recent survey examines motivations and results.

LEED Case Study: Surpassing The Mark

In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.

All Articles

Friday Funny: How Do You Move A Moose?

It’s a master class in moving your facility, as the Bell Museum of Natural History relocates one-of-a-kind exhibits from one University of Minnesota campus to another.

Does Your Breakroom Need A Makeover?

Until August 29, businesses with at least 10 employees can enter to win a facelift for their breakrooms from Staples Business Advantage.

As Facilities Roles Have Changed, So Has Recruitment

Jim Lord and Wes Miller, executive search consultants with Helbling & Associates, provide insight on skills currently sought in facility executives.

Sofidel Dry Tech Heavy-Duty Hand Towels

Dry Tech Heavy-Duty is a line of hand towels with absorbency per sheet that is more than double competitors’ towels.

New Metal Stair Products From ErectaStep 

Three new products are designed to fill the demand for higher quality metal stair kit solutions to serve the commercial and architectural marketplaces.