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Nine out of 10 consumers agree that they are more likely to have an overall negative opinion of an independent business if its public spaces are not clean.
Nine out of 10 consumers agree that they are more likely to have an overall negative opinion of an independent business if its public spaces are not clean.


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Latest: Business Cleanliness Matters To Consumers - Nine out of 10 consumers agree that they are more likely to have an overall negative opinion of an independent business if its public spaces are not clean.

Business Cleanliness Matters To Consumers

Nine out of 10 consumers agree that they are more likely to have an overall negative opinion of an independent business if its public spaces are not clean.

Workplace Design Matters To Millennials

New study finds office design and aesthetics are playing a greater role in recruiting young talent.

Envoy Deliveries Expedites Mailroom Operations

Whether packages are delivered to a large mailroom or the front desk, this new app from Envoy automates the receiving, sorting, and pick up of these items.

More Sleep Would Make Americans Better Employees

With daylight saving time coming to an end soon, it might be a good time to catch up on some sleep.
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Six Rules For Using Grey Water Properly

Many commercial facilities are reducing their water consumption by using greywater. Here are some rules and guidelines for using it safely and properly.

Workplace Tech And User Experience

Even when facility planners proactively consider employees' technology preferences, the result doesn't always connect with end-user needs.

Question Of The Week: Are Nightmare Commutes Hurting Employee Morale?

As the spookiest day of the year approaches, staffing firm Robert Half highlights the cities with the most hair-raising commutes.
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Transportation Industry Embraces Sustainability, Green Building Standards

USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.

Sustainable Landscaping Project Earns Idaho’s First SITES Gold

HP Inc.’s Boise, ID property is the first corporate campus in the world to be certified using the SITES v2 rating system.

A Peek Into Employees’ Workplace Preferences

A recent workplace design survey commissioned by Capital One sought insight from 2,500 professionals across five U.S. metro areas.

Employee Engagement For Workplace Safety

While it may seem impossible, a Zero Harm Culture for workplace health and safety can be achievable by following five key steps.

Knowledge Workers Ready To Embrace Automation

"Wasteful" meetings and email continue to be a time-suck and the biggest productivity killers when it comes to getting work done, according to a new study from Workfront.
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Boston Medical Center Rooftop Farm Concludes First Season

Atop its power plant facility this past summer, the hospital introduced 7,000 square feet of space dedicated to growing fresh produce.

Exhausted Employees Cost American Companies Millions Each Year

U.S. employers of all sizes are hurt by employees' sleep deficiency, reveals a new research tool from the National Safety Council and Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative.

Friday Funny: Game of Throws

Need a break from office stress? How about an impromptu game of cornhole?

Cell Phones Eclipse Landlines For Workplace Communication

All employees, especially millennials, prefer cell phones for productivity, according to a new survey from Zinwave.

International WELL Building Institute Launches WELL Community Standard

The pilot program aims to set a new precedent for planning, building, and development by helping communities support the health and well-being of residents across all aspects of community life.

Workplace Safety Can Give Small Businesses A Recruiting Edge

The safety of the work environment was among the top criteria employees consider when evaluating a new job offer, according to a new survey.

Cyber Security Standard Business Practice For Large Companies

Even with protocols in place to prevent cyber attacks, enforcement by management can be lax, according to new survey from Clutch.

Zone Cabling For Smart Offices

This approach to a cabling infrastructure enables facility management to meet new and evolving occupant and organizational demands quickly.

Employees Value Workplace Restrooms

Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.

Friday Funny: The World’s Wildest Data Centers

A data center located in a former nuclear bunker is just one example of the world’s most innovative and unusual data centers.

Performance Review: Three Design Leaders Size Up The Workplace

The way we work is changing. Can office design keep pace? Three design leaders from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) share their insights.

Question Of The Week: Are Open Workspaces All They’re Cracked Up To Be?

Many companies are moving toward open workspaces, but a new survey shows employees think they are among the least productive and most stressful work environments.

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.

Bicycle Friendly Business Award For Dero

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

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.

Question Of The Week: Training The Next Generation Of FM?

Training millennials as well as older employees to reach new heights in the facility management profession requires a new approach.

Friday Funny: (Vacation) Time Is Money

Close to half of employees would choose more paid vacation time over a pay raise if given the choice, according to new data from Spherion Staffing.

Future Of FBI Headquarters Released

With input from GSA, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the status of the ailing J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, DC.

Shifting Demands For Facility Security

As work styles evolve, smart building technologies help facility management cater to employees while tracking the use of shared assets.

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.

Will The Office Become Extinct By 2037?

New Future Vision research from the Virgin Group looks ahead to imagine what life and work might be like in 20 years.

Are Americans Too Tired To Function Safely At Work?

In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.

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