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In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.
In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.


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Latest: Office Design Decisions Can Make (Or Break) Your Budget - In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.

Office Design Decisions Can Make (Or Break) Your Budget

In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.

Workforce Shortages Push Contractors To Efficient Building

Alternative construction solutions, including prefabrication and modularization, are becoming more popular with builders as they attempt to improve job site efficiency and labor productivity.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.

GM LED Lighting Retrofit Saves Over $300,000 Annually

In addition to reducing energy consumption, replacing linear fluorescent lighting with tubular LED created a safer work environment at the auto maker’s Lake Orion, MI plant.

Facility Executive | February 2018 Issue

The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Going For Green With Energy Efficiency At The Winter Olympics

The color green will be present throughout the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, thanks to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee's (POCOG) sustainability and energy efficiency efforts.

Top Asphalt Roofing Projects Receive 2018 QARC Awards

Roofing projects recognized by ARMA’s Quality Asphalt Roofing Case-Study Awards program demonstrate asphalt’s beauty, reliability, and performance.

Colleges Adding New Buildings Despite Budget Stress

Sightlines’ 2017 State of Facilities in Higher Education report shines spotlight on trends and best practices that dominated 2017 and will continue to influence campus facilities across North America in 2018.

Vacant Office Space Becomes Girl Scouts Program Center

The Berges Family Girl Scouts Program Center is a high-usage, energetic, and collaborative learning environment.

Super Bowl LII Stadium Can Withstand Snow, Save Energy

Odds are Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium roof won't collapse during Super Bowl LII—as its predecessor the Metrodome's did in December 2010.

Mainland China Leads Top 10 Countries, Regions For LEED

Green building space in China is expected to reach two billion square meters by 2020, up from current estimates of 600 million square meters spread across more than 300 cities.

Pacific Floorcare WAV-26 Upright Vacuum

The WAV-26 is a 26" wide area upright vacuum Purpose Built™ for daily vacuuming of commercial carpeted spaces.

FM Alert: 2017 Moving Forward Report Looks To The Future

New NIBS report explores whether the building industry will be able to keep pace as technology and commerce accelerates and communities face new challenges of resilience and sustainability.

Friday Funny: A Tisket, A Tasket, They Finally Sold That Basket

After three years on the market, the iconic former Longaberger headquarters building in Newark, OH has landed a buyer.

Pre-Fabricated EIFS Panels Speed Hotel Construction

Ready in time for next month's Super Bowl LII, a Minneapolis, MN hotel and convention center project team focused on completing the building envelope to adhere to the construction schedule.

Is Your Community In Dire States?

CASE has announced a Call for Entries for its third annual Dire States Equipment Grant, which provides $25,000 in free equipment use to one community to repair or build local infrastructure.

Tallest Building In Western U.S. To Be Built In Los Angeles

The $1.2 billion plan aims to increase pedestrian flow and activity, engage the public, and activate the site and surrounding neighborhood.

Facility Executive | December 2017 Issue

The December 2017 issue features the impact of HVAC, professional development, floor care strategies, and more. Plus, FM Solutions 2018, a guide to facility management products and services.

Science Behind Sport: Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018

Find out how building technologies used at the Olympic Plaza, International Broadcast Centre, and Olympic Sliding Centre will help protect people from the elements, minimize heat leakage, and maintain excellent ice conditions for competition surfaces.

NJIT Cuts Ribbon On New State-of-the-Art Wellness, Events Center

The state-of-the-art, multipurpose building provides large-scale space for professional conferencing, training, and career fairs, as well as social settings for the NJIT community.

UChicago Project Honored For Community Impact, Design, Construction

The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons has won three Design-Build Institute of America awards, including the first-ever Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility.

Pfizer Builds World’s First LEED Platinum Pharmaceutical Factory

With help from Johnson Controls, Pfizer built the world’s first LEED-NC Platinum certified pharmaceutical factory in Dalian, China.

Museum Roof Beneath St. Louis’ Historic Gateway Arch Gets Overhaul

The restoration/waterproofing work is part of a multi-phase project to expand and renovate the underground museum, plus renovate the grounds surrounding the Arch.

Facility Executive | October 2017 Issue

The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.
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AkzoNobel Opens World’s Most Advanced, Sustainable Paint Factory

The Ashington, North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources, including photovoltaic cells and a biomass boiler, and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.

The Whitney Restaurant To Become Energy Efficient Icon

The popular restaurant, a National Historic Landmark, is Detroit's first C-PACE project.

Public Libraries Prioritize Space Reclamation

A new ProQuest survey explores public librarians’ views, plans, and strategies related to space reclamation.

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.
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Houston Skybox One Data Center Achieves LEED® Gold

The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.

The Impact Of Daylighting On Office Design

With a goal of improving office workers’ comfort, wellbeing, and productivity, buildings are being designed to bring as much daylight as possible into occupied spaces.

Giant LED Baseball Greets Atlanta Braves Fans

The Battery Atlanta, a new mixed-use development adjacent to the Braves’ new SunTrust Park stadium, features a unique LED display.

School Athletic Center Gets A Makeover

Since Portville Central School’s newly renovated athletic complex opened at the end of January, the New York school has seen increased use of its facilities by students and community members.

New Jersey High School Of The Future Becomes Reality

The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.

SAS Establishes “Smart Campus” At NC Headquarters

The analytics company is demonstrating environmental stewardship at its 24-building campus through lower energy consumption and greater operational efficiencies.

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