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The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.


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The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. renovation articles below.


Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.

For Your Multi-Site Projects, Are Contractors Part Of The Solution?

A new study explores critical success factors for multi-site projects, from the perspectives of both owners and contractors.

Three Ways Facility Managers Can Retain Their Best Tenants

To tighten bonds and boost retention rates with commercial tenants, facility managers should leverage these three evolving trends.

$28.5M Update Earns Whiteman AFB Clinic LEED v4 Certification

The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.

Friday Funny: Feeling Groovy?

HGTV has restored the beloved Brady Bunch house to its groovy 1970s glory and is giving fans a chance to “live like a Brady.”

Chicago’s Willis Tower Unveils Lobby Sculpture

The sculpture by Jacob Hashimoto features a nearly 16-foot tall and 42-foot wide cloud built from nearly 7,000, nine-inch individual kite-like disks.

Flipping Commercial Landscapes: The Newest “Fixer Upper” Trend

Improving the landscape of a commercial property can raise value and elevate first impressions, especially if you're not ready to take on a full-scale project inside the building.

College Opens New Location With Job Order Contracting

Tarrant County College opted to use Job Order Contracting (JOC) for its major renovation, allowing multiple projects to be completed through a single contract.

VARIDESK To Open VARISPACE Las Colinas

Known for its height-adjustable standing desk, the Coppell, TX based company is branching out to offer flexible office environments for start-ups and other fast-growing firms.

Building Envelope Renovations To Enhance Sustainability

Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.

Partnership Streamlines Shower Renovation

Tile Redi has partnered with Granite and Trend Transformations, provider of customized, patented surface overlays, to produce a complete shower surround for remodeling projects. This will streamline renovations, substantially reducing the time, labor and cost of traditional shower renovation projects.

Friday Funny: Standard Airport Renovation, Or Upgrade For The Lizard People?

A 32-foot-tall demonic horse, gargoyles, and underground cities inhabited by lizard people are just some of the strange stories surrounding Denver International Airport.

Hospitality Case Study: Hospitality, California Style

In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.

Friday Funny: Don’t Look Down!

Actually, do look down: That's the whole point. Seattle's revamped Space Needle features the world's only revolving glass floor and delivers wide-open views as guests float above the city.

Art-Centric Hotel On Banks Of Boston’s Charles River

A sweeping hotel renovation created the new Studio Allston, where artists and their work are front and center in the design.

Medical Offices Renovate, Take Space In Former PA Shopping Mall

Revamping a former department store space, multi-specialty physician practice Delta Medix has consolidated five offices in Scranton, PA.

Healthcare Case Study: Preserving The Past, Caring For The Future

At Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first, facility upgrades help to steer 21st century operations.

Vacant Office Space Becomes Girl Scouts Program Center

The Berges Family Girl Scouts Program Center is a high-usage, energetic, and collaborative learning environment.

10 Infrastructure, Energy And Environment Predictions For 2018

Infrastructure initiatives will intensify, grids will get smarter, and renewables will remain all the rage, TRC’s experts predict.

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.

L.A. Library Store Gets New Look

The Los Angeles Central Library modernized its non-profit store, while ensuring the new design meshed with its circa 1920s building.

UPenn Student Residence Renovated For LEED Gold

Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.

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.

Hotel Case Study: Back In Fashion

The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.

Roofing Renovation: 6 Do’s And Don’ts For Success

A good place to begin is to determine whether the roof needs an overlay or a complete tear-off and roof replacement.

Stairwell Boosts Connection At University Facility

At Washington University in St. Louis, updating a facility housing labs and offices included a new central stairwell.

Safety Net Hospital Strengthens Services

In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.

Boston’s Constitution Center Transforming Into Creative Workspace

Shoes.com will relocate its headquarters to 31,000 square feet of customized open workspace within the revamped waterfront facility, renamed Constitution Wharf.

Concrete Tips For Flooring Success 

Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.

Eyewear Innovation Lab Design Reflects Core Mission

For its new Manhattan location, VSP Global tasked its architecture firm to create a workplace that will inspire its team of creative entrepreneurs.

Historic Dupont Building In Delaware Sold

The seller, Chemours, will lease back office space as a long-term tenant, maintaining its global headquarters in Wilmington, DE.

Manage IAQ During Renovations

To protect facility occupants from unhealthy indoor air during a renovation, focus on these three areas.

ZipWall Dust Barrier Toolkit

Protect areas of your facility that are not involved in a construction project from construction dust with this kit that creates a dust barrier up to 16' wide.

Liebherr LR1300 Crawler Crane

The LR1300 is a crawler crane designed primarily for lifting work with high loads.

Kerto LVL Engineered Wood by Metsä Wood

Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber) is a state-of-the-art lightweight engineered wood product used in all types of construction projects.

Library Renovation Uses SOLARBAN 70XL By PPG

The Lawrence Public Library in Kansas features a new façade combining a terra cotta rainscreen and low-e glass.

JLL Creates Workplace Of The Future At Revamped HQ

When complete in spring 2017, JLL’s corporate headquarters will incorporate the latest strategies in workplace design, including many of the best practices it already uses in its work for clients and features inspired by direct input from its workforce.

USTA Serving Up Success For Tennis Facilities

The United States Tennis Association offers technical and financial support to help build or renovate tennis courts at facilities throughout the country.

Tips For Choosing Wallcoverings

An abundance of choices provides options for facility managers to meet the practical and aesthetic needs of their organizations.

Video: Insights On BIM For FM

In this video, an IMAGINiT Technologies expert addresses questions on BIM for FM, for the floor of Autodesk University in Las Vegas last week.

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