Los Angeles Luxury Retail District Earns LEED Platinum
Westfield Topanga was repurposed from a former department store space once occupied by Sears. Plus, February's free USGBC course.
Health, Wellness, Sustainability Are Top Design Priorities For 2023
American Society of Interior Designers report explores how the global mental health crisis, sustainability, and technology are impacting design in 2023.
Americans Agree On This: Washing Your Hands Is Important!
Nearly all adults believe handwashing is essential to maintaining overall health and wellbeing, according to a new survey.
Facilities Management Procurement Strategies: 3 Key Drivers
Organizational delivery, supply chain inflation, and ESG imperatives are shaping facilities management procurement strategies, finds a new report from CBRE.
Workers Want Employers To Prioritize Physical Safety
Recent survey reveals investing in workplace safety technology is critical for employers' ability to recruit, train and retain a workforce.
Carhartt Grant Encourages Women In Skilled Trades
Carhartt is dedicating its Spring 2023 round of bi-annual "For the Love of Labor" grants to increase female representation in the skilled trades. Applications are due February 17.
Firing Employees: How Leaders Can Make Tough Decisions
Many great facility executives, who seek to integrate employee growth and organizational health, struggle with firing decisions.
Will Your Next Cybersecurity Breach Come From The Inside?
Majority of business leaders think their next cybersecurity breach will come from the inside. Internal staff accident, malicious intent among top concerns.
3 Takeaways From The 2022-23 Flu Season
An unprecedented, unpredictable 2022-23 flu season offers organizations insight about how to protect their staff and visitors in the workplace, according to Reckitt's Lysol Pro Solutions and BlueDot.
Can Plants Help Employees Make Fewer Mistakes?
An experiment by a Finnish indoor nature technology company shows employees make 43% fewer mistakes in the presence of plants and biophilic design.
LEGO Group Will Move Head Office To Massachusetts
Boston's ability to attract and retain talent, quality of life, and academic institutions are reasons given for LEGO’s move from Connecticut.
Working Remotely? Here Are The Best (And Worst) U.S. Airports
Comfortable lounge space, access to charging stations, and quick WiFi combine to make some airports better suited than others to accommodate remote and hybrid employees who are traveling on the clock.
Do You Have A Favorite School Custodian?
Now through February 17, you can nominate a hardworking school custodian for Cintas' 10th annual Custodian of the Year contest.
Building Executives: Social Equity Key To Boosting Workforce
The National Institute of Building Sciences will release a report on diversity, social equity and inclusion in May 2023.
Your Chance To Nominate Your Hygiene Hero Ends Friday!
This Friday, January 27, is the deadline for submitting a nomination for Sofidel’s Sustainable Hygiene Heroes contest.
Does Your Organization Have A Knowledge Transfer Plan?
Most organizations are unprepared for the loss of key employees, with many lacking a formal process for facilitating knowledge transfer between individuals, reports Info-Tech Research Group.
Business Leaders: Climate Change Is A Top Priority
Despite global uncertainty, a majority of organizations increased sustainability investments over the past year, according to a new Deloitte report.
Want To Make Facilities Safe For Employees’ Return To The Office? Improve IAQ.
Improving indoor air quality (IAQ) is among the most critical steps facility managers can take to mitigate employee concerns and maintain a healthy workspace.
What Can Employers Do To Retain Frontline Workers?
According to a new survey, frontline workers cite belonging, technology, and supportive managers as critical retention factors.
The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention
Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.