Construction & Retrofits

Retrofit strategies often involve modifications to existing commercial buildings to improve energy efficiency, optimize performance, decrease energy demand and solve sustainability issues. Facility Executive magazine covers all aspects of construction projects, modernization and ongoing operations for commercial buildings & facilities.

Commercial Kitchen

A Guide To Planning A Commercial Kitchen Remodel

When looking to remodel a commercial kitchen space there are several factors you have to take into consideration.

Minnesota Roofing Plant Upgrades Save 5,000 MWh Of Electricity

Technology improvements at its CertainTeed roofing plant in Shakopee, MN are projected to save Saint-Gobain more than 5,000 MWh of electricity per year.
expansion

Revitalized Buffalo AKG Art Museum To Open In 2023

The refreshed art museum will welcome and engage all members of its community with an inclusive and interactive campus.
SEAM Certification

CRE Industry Launches World’s First Social Impact Certification

SEAM Certification, a measure of corporate real estate social sustainability, will provide guidance, resources, and certification for achieving positive social impact in the built environment.
climate change

Addressing Climate Change: Decarbonization Of Existing Buildings

C&W Green Buildings, a proprietary digital software assessment tool from Cushman & Wakefield, identifies custom decarbonization, retrofitting, and cost savings opportunities for existing buildings.
New York City headquarters

Law Firm Brings Workplace Of The Future To Life

Shearman & Sterling’s recent New York office transformation reflects firm's commitment to people, clients, and the environment.
new facility

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia To Open New Research Facility

A facility executive from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia shares details about this project, which is slated for a grand opening in 2025.
Building Retrofits

Building Retrofits Essential To Battle Energy Costs, Energy Crisis

Building retrofit rates need to triple to meet the goals in the Paris Agreement, asserts research from JLL.
Harvey Milk Terminal

First Airport Terminal In The World Achieves Full WELL Certification

San Francisco International Airport’s Harvey Milk Terminal 1 achievement recognizes Boarding Area B facility for enhancing human health, well-being.

Measure Twice, Cut Once (Or Not at All)

Companies must consider what real estate data facility executives need to look at when looking to retrofit or expand office spaces. 
safety training

Safety, Construction Training Minimizes Injuries, Saves Lives

BZI's SteelTech Academy safety and construction training and continuing education program improves job site safety, team performance, team member satisfaction.
new building

Inside Drury University’s New Academic Hub

The vibrant center for students and community members is Drury’s first new building in more than two decades.
healthcare facility design

Healthcare Facility Design Connects Nature, Healing

Patient-centric buildings are increasingly important, and the human desire to be near nature plays a vital role in healthcare facility design.
AkitaBox FCA

Moving From A Cyclical To A Continuous FCA

Instead of doing a new FCA every 3-7 years, what if you could maintain your FCA data so it never dies?
Blu Dot San Francisco

Blu Dot’s New San Francisco Store Is Model Of Adaptive Reuse

Design retailer Blu Dot's newest location is an example of sensitivity to local context, as well as a showcase for adaptive reuse and sustainable design.
building design

Creating A Design That’s Built To Last

To increase their building’s lifespan during construction, facility managers need to work closely with design teams.
building resiliency

Maintaining A Resilient Building

Given the state of climate change, along with an increased focus on building safety and security, building resiliency is more top of mind than ever.
capital planning

Elements Of A Quality Construction Project

Here's what you need to consider to oversee a high-quality project in the current construction environment.
ULI Global Awards

Six Developments Win ULI’s 2022 Global Awards For Excellence

ULI 2022 Global Awards For Excellence winners include two developments each from North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.
Bobcat North Carolina

Bobcat Company Completes Its Largest Manufacturing Facility

The $70 million expansion project makes Statesville, NC the company’s largest manufacturing facility in North America, and will create up to 250 jobs. 

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

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