Tag: budgets

Facility Finances

Focusing On Facility Finances

Being financially responsible for a facility project from beginning to end requires not only skill, but education and training.
CapEx project

How To Prioritize Your Next CapEx Project

As organizations address changing capital budgets, they figure out how it will impact their existing project plans.
renovation

Signs It’s Time To Renovate Your Commercial Space

Commercial property maintenance is the best way to preserve the property's value, maintain tenant satisfaction, and generate enough revenue.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.
facility investment

Aligning Facility Investment With Organizational Mission

Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.
Summer Construction

Summer Construction: Effectively Plan And Execute Your Campus Projects

From small city colleges to large research universities, schools across the U.S. rush to complete renovations and construction projects during the summer months, when traffic on campus is minimal. This eBook explains how schools can start projects faster by changing their project delivery.

Scope Your Way To Better Budgets

An accurate budget estimate begins with a clear, detailed Scope of Work. So what does a scope need to contain? Here’s the guide on everything you need to know.
higher education

2018 State Of Facilities In Higher Education Report Now Available!

Download this white paper from Gordian and explore the latest higher ed facilities trends, benchmarks, and best practices.
utility audits

Question Of The Week: Auditing Your Utility Provider Could Net Big Savings

Ordering a utility audit on a facility’s water, sewer, and stormwater bills reveals any overcharges that an organization may be paying.
construction projects

5D BIM For Capital Planning

For construction projects, integrating all relevant dimensions holds promise for improved outcomes.
education facilities

Technology, Aging Facilities Impacting Education Facility Budgets

SchoolDude's inaugural Facilities Budget, Staffing and Operations Study surveyed more than 400 K-12 and higher education facilities, maintenance, and operations professionals.

Did You Miss The Creative Financing And M&V – How To Sell Your CFO...

This video recap explains how to leverage budgets effectively for your energy projects.

Question Of The Week: Tech Tools For Master Planning

A facilities administrator seeks advice on tools for budget and maintenance plans.
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Question Of The Week: Cleaning Material And Toiletries Budgets

One tech facility manager is trying to determine budgetary benchmarking policies for procuring maintenance and toiletry products.
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Question Of The Week: Boosting The Bottom Line?

What is the single most effective change you've implemented recently to improve your bottom line?
TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Per Square Foot Costs For Renovations

A global facility manager is looking for assistance with the detailed costs per square foot for renovations in existing office spaces in the U.S. and Latin America.
TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Gauging Customer Service

Facilities Management Guru Kevin Folsom introduces the concept of "servant leadership" to managers who are seeking ways to rate those in the profession.

Professional Development: Open Dialogue

By tackling inefficiencies in construction communication practices, facility managers improve project outcomes. From the September 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Taking The Pulse Of The Profession

What is the current health of—and forecast for—the facility management profession?

FM Frequency: Pinching Pennies; Counting Quarters

Think it's impossible to justify your own salary by scrimping and saving? FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter suggests you think again.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.