Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Space-Planning articles below.
Taking employee safety into consideration can bolster positive attitudes and prevent disaster. Here are six ways to improve safety in an office environment.
High real estate prices, an increase in mobile working, and the need to attract and retain employees has encouraged facility managers to look at space planning in new ways.
Agile spaces offer owners and managers a way to maximize their return on the investment that they pour into their buildings – and they need connectivity to match. Learn how during this free webinar.
Change management through relocation provides the opportunity for organizations reinvent, modernize, and evolve to new behaviors and culture.
“Smaller is better” echoes down many server rack corridors, followed by: “Is it going to simplify a process or save money?”
Whether designing a new office or changing an existing space, here are some things to consider when remote working is part of the plan.
Sensor technology is on the rise for use in workplace design and evaluation processes.
Keep these three things in mind when using cloud-based, workspace technology to optimize office space.
With this acquisition, Managed by Q broadens the capabilities of its office management platform to include office space planning and project management.
A relatively novel approach to understanding occupancy analytics is through indoor positioning system (IPS) technology for smartphones.
Data in the 2018 Workplace Report from NYC-based Ted Moudis Associates Data points to employee experience as the primary driver for companies redesigning their workplace.
When it comes to office design, an active workspace might be just what your employees need. Here are three ways to maximize their buy-in.
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.
Based on its research and experience, BHDP Architecture finds that the best way to think about Millennials and their impact on workplace design may be to think about them a lot less.
LED bulbs transformed into an ambient computing platform, complemented by an ecosystem of context-aware applications.
A recent workplace design survey commissioned by Capital One sought insight from 2,500 professionals across five U.S. metro areas.
This approach to a cabling infrastructure enables facility management to meet new and evolving occupant and organizational demands quickly.
Deploy intelligent (and dynamic) space planning strategies through the use of technology, coupled with other sources of insight into how employees work.
At a recent discussion hosted by Poppin, four panelists shared how they approach space planning and what they consider successful office design.
This new location services platform utilizes beacon technology to provide facility executives insight into employees' space utilization activities.
The degree to which people can express their independence at work is influenced by the environment they're in and how they make use of the facility.
Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.
This new sensor technology complements workplace wellness programs and fosters employee productivity and health.
When the time comes for one facility manager to consider his space management options, he is not sure whether to go for several spaces in multiple buildings or a larger space in one building.
The communal layout is a staple in many facility planners’ playbooks, but is it right for all scenarios?
A facility manager is looking for advice on finding a specific calculation best practice that can be used to estimate storage space requirements based on occupied space.
At Sinclair Community College in Dayton, OH, leveraging technology clarified priorities for informed decisions.
Optimizing office space is a goal for any forward-thinking company; however, there is little consensus on exactly what is the best way to go about it. Read this free white paper to gain additional insight into your space planning options.
A facility management professional seeks a Microsoft Office based solution to his space planning needs.
Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility managers.
This framed glass product provides flexibility for facility managers reconfiguring office space and other settings.
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.
This is the last article in a three part series examining the concept of strategic facility planning.
Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Steelcase, and IDEO are creating and testing solutions for the future of work and meetings in hotels.
Are there ways to ease overcrowding in spaces that have been filled to capacity?
According to findings from Steelcase and CoreNet Global, many choose to work in the office, even with alternative work strategies available.
Business Interiors by Staples has compiled six cost-effective trends and tips to help schools create an environment that inspires learning.
Can you help me estimate the proper seating requirements for our facility and town? In the past, the standard was 18" or 19" per person seated in a pew. I’m told that standard has been increased, due to the “growing” of Americans.
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.
Contributor Jeffrey Weil explains the right amount of effort in the selection process can make or break a design project.