Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Benchmarking articles below.
These Experience Exchange Reports (EERs) for building owners and property managers in those two sectors provide insight into data on income, operating costs, and taxes.
Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.
Having comprehensive data on hand can help facility management in higher education successfully pursue funding for needed improvements and repair.
With data on office and industrial facilities, these reports offer insight into income and expenses within the commercial real estate industry.
With the data provided by facility managers, this app is the first step toward energy benchmarking insight by focusing on cost rather than use.
In its fifth year running, iLab's annual study will continue to capture the evolution of trends and growth in the core facility community.
The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare facilities.
As the Awards grow in prestige and recognition, so too do the number of high quality, cutting edge projects and that are nominated, with 15 submissions from around the world received this year.
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International passed two new policy positions and reaffirmed its position in opposition of mandated luminous egress path markings.
Factors such as layoffs and stagnant hiring due to the troubled economy, more people working off site and the growth of collaborative space may actually mask this trend, elevating the total amount of space per person available throughout the office.
The city's Energy Benchmarking and Reporting Ordinance, passed in 2010, has resulted in the collection of 2011 energy data on more than 87% of commercial and multifamily buildings 50,000 square feet or larger in the city.
A close eye on operations costs propels this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management for Oklahoma City Community College.
Is there any kind of established benchmark for interior remodeling in facilities?
BOMA International's 2012 Experience Exchange Report hints at more sustained recovery for commercial real estate.
This annual research study analyzes operating income and costs in major metropolitan areas and regions in the United States and Canada. For the very first time, it also contains financial data for 354 medical office buildings.
Buildings over 10,000 square feet and multifamily buildings with five+ units must report data April 2012.
All information entered into BEX will be securely stored online, and the identities of those submitting data will not be revealed. All participants will have free and unlimited access to survey results, while nonparticipants may purchase an annual subscription to the results.
This resolution gives building owners and tenants the capacity to make informed decisions to drive energy efficiency improvements, while the aggregate nature of the data protects the privacy of occupants.
Previously branded as EnergyView Online, Remote Energy Management is a hosted solution that enables users to save energy from anywhere and at any time.
Organizations will have access to a single, harmonized standard for implementation across the board.
As a result of this agreement, I2SL and IFMA will be able to address a variety of topics, from operations and maintenance training for high-tech facilities to using BIM as a facility management tool.
The Energy Information Administration will not release its 2007 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey or complete its 2011 Survey.
The report provides relevant data that professionals can use to compare their operations to those of similar institutions and make the case to the boardroom for capital investment and resource allocation.
This benchmarking report is the first to provide facility professionals in the legal field with a way to compare operational costs and best practices with others in the industry.
This annual research study from IREM analyzes operating income and costs for 1,850 private-sector office complexes—some containing multiple buildings—in major metropolitan areas and regions in the United States.
Guest Columnist Michael Redding investigates how to develop a facilities management strategy for the long haul.