Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Amenities articles below.
When decorating during the holidays, there are a few things property managers should keep in mind to ensure the season is both festive and safe.
Fir Tree Partners hired Kostow Greenwood Architects for its most recent (sustainable) office upgrade in New York City.
A recent survey provides insight into how seniors and their adult children may weigh the merits of senior living facilities.
A second annual Capital One Workplace Environment Survey finds flexibility remains high on the list of priorities for employees.
Lobby design in many buildings has evolved from pass-through spaces to areas where occupants sit and stay a while.
Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Sarasota, FL is the most recent winner of the Staples Ultimate Breakroom Makeover contest.
Over the next several weeks, the two-artist team DeeJon will captivate building occupants as they create 3-D art in the lobby of this Class A building.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals shares its forecast of landscape trends expected to impact planning, design, and maintenance.
The world’s largest marketplace for storage is marking its 10th year in business with a move that brings employees together in one space, with features that fit the company culture.
New and expanded options address the growing need for dependable and attractive power and charging stations in facilities.
Leasing ready-to-vacate office space in your building can be made easier by adhering to these tips from a senior architect at Dyer Brown Architects.
The way we work is changing. Can office design keep pace? Three design leaders from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) share their insights.
The continuing care retirement model is still the most popular senior living model in the U.S., but Baby Boomers have different ideas about where and how they want to age.
In analyzing workplace performance data, facility executives may not want to focus primarily on how many seats are occupied — but rather on why some are not.
Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.
Findings from CoreNet Global and CBRE Group found that a proactive focus on employee health delivers increased engagement and retention rates.
Cellular and Wi-Fi work together to provide robust in-building mobile broadband.
One item slated for completion by the 2017 MLB season is the Bullpen Landings — social gathering areas overlooking the visitors' and Yankees' bullpens.
A nationwide survey conducted by the firm during September 2016 reveals that four in five employers will grant workers Thanksgiving and the following day off with pay.
Managing this service at senior living and similar facilities requires a cohesive plan to deliver satisfaction while mitigating risks.
Your office doesn’t have to be boring, but it probably is. While not every facilities team can implement these five office hacks to jazz up their spaces, take them as inspiration.
Many variables affect employee productivity — design, lighting, air quality, and more.
With technology making it possible for many to work virtually anywhere, it’s important to provide spaces and amenities to help employees thrive.
Aging properties increase competitiveness by repositioning facilities with moderate investment in renovation and rebranding.
A new approach to landscaping suburban office developments that integrates natural areas and provides more open, collaborative spaces can meet the demands of this next generation of office workers.
The Zappos.com Las Vegas headquarters is designed to spark productivity inside and out.
A new building at the Campbell Soup Company combines employee services and a new main entrance.