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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.
While one of the largest credit card companies in the world continued to handle it's millions of business transactions successfully, MasterCard's personnel languished due to its numerous office spaces spread throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. From the February 2003 issue.
This fall, employees at One Met Square have sent an average of 1.5 tons of food per week to be composted, rather than simply discarded.
Extra space around the office doesn’t necessarily mean additional workspace for staff. That is the conclusion of a new IFMA research report which provides information on current costs and best practices associated with office space, office moves, furniture acquisition, and project management.
"The New Sustainable Frontier – Principles of Sustainable Development" is part of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Sustainable Development Education Initiative.
Contributor Joann Davis Brayman addresses the performance criteria facility managers should evaluate in acoustical ceiling selection.