Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Trends articles below.
The tactical elements of physical security programs often get the most attention, at the expense of strategic factors.
Basic real estate and facilities management principles can provide healthcare facilities a point of certainty in uncertain times.
Millennials thrive on competitive collaboration. With this in mind, companies have redesigned their spaces with open, transparent working environments
Choosing the ideal roofing insulation material for a facility project depends on several factors.
From tunable white lighting to graphic user interfaces, Crestron’s Andrew Gross shares his predictions on the most impactful smart building trends for 2017.
Embracing connectivity and the IoT brings valuable benefits but it also exposes organizations to potential threats to their security, facility processes, and operational integrity.
Find out about six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017, courtesy of Vertiv.
Organizations have distinct needs, but this roadmap to Centralized Facilities Management (CFM) may be effective for many facility executives.
As 2016 approaches, what are the leading facility management priorities?
Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.
Five new trends are shaping commercial real estate development in the United States, according to new research from Prologis, Inc. The latest paper from...
With safety paramount, additional aspects to consider with multi-site security include simplifying infrastructure and keeping costs in check.
More than half of employees report feeling overworked and burnt out (53%), but the overwhelming majority (86%) are still happy at work and motivated to rise in their organization, according to the inaugural Workplace Index conducted by Staples Advantage.
Enterprises are increasingly focused on incorporating green data centers into their IT infrastructure paradigm.
While 2014 was a landmark year for data breaches, 2015 could be even more significant.
Four trends are transforming the legal profession; new future law office research reveals workplace changes and indicates that specialties are in demand.
Frequent changes in assigned tasks are displacing routine activities. Project work now accounts for 35% of all the working hours spent in offices. Half of all companies now continuously put together new teams consisting of employees from different departments, consultants, and external service partners.
The most recent results show a gradual increase from previous surveys in those who anticipate hiring additional FM staff in the next six months, with 24% reporting such plans.
While much of the last decade had all of us focused on shiny new green buildings as the silver bullet for the many environmental challenges in the built environment, the virtual collapse of new development has helped the industry to refocus on the real solution: greening existing buildings.