New Facilities Construction Articles

Planning a new non-residential building project is a lengthy process that should involve the strategic facility manager from the earliest stages. These articles examine noteworthy new buildings around the country.

Beijing national stadium; Architect: Herzog & de Meuron, ArupSport, China Architectural Design & Research Group. (Photo: WikiCommons.)

Friday Funny: Around The World In Search Of The 30 Most Architecturally Impressive Sports Stadiums

On its trip around the world, Sports Management Degree Hub discovered the most defining element of a city's architecture—sports stadiums—can radiate the history and energy of a...Read More...

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London Retains World’s Most Expensive Office Market Title

Strong demand amid dwindling supply in London's West End pushes rents up by 5%; London confirms its position as the world's most expensive office market for the second consecutive year. Hong Kong ranks second after losing top spot to London last year for the first time since 2008; global office rents increase by 3%...Read More...

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Commercial Real Estate Industry Continues To Achieve Utilities Savings

Data from BOMA’s Experience Exchange Report reflects results of the industry's focus on energy...Read More...

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IPMS: Change Around The Corner For Global Real Estate

The new standard is considered one of the most significant developments in the real estate profession in recent history and will go beyond office measurement standardization to include other property types in the coming...Read More...

FEMA Recommends I-Codes For National Flood Insurance Program

Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related...Read More...

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ARCHIVAL COVERAGE: SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit

The Summit brought together 1,200 attendees to discuss the advantages of investing in America and the importance of foreign direct investment as a source of job creation and economic...Read More...

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Updated Green Globes Building Certification Program Now Built On ANSI Standard

Green Globes is used as an alternative to...Read More...

The Steiner Tunnel test, showing the flame being applied to the ceiling, is an inadequate and inappropriate method for testing insulation safety. (Photo: Intertek Testing Services Inc.)

Study Finds Health And Environmental Risk In Building Insulation

Research suggests alternative courses of action, including the possible development of a more accurate test, the use of different flame retardant chemicals, and a range of options for mitigating the impact of the flame retardants currently...Read More...

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Edgar T. Coene, Group C Founder And Chairman, Dies At 83

Coene, a publishing entrepreneur whose 50-year career embraced innovation and public service, passed away on September 17,...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: You’re So Vain

If you're an architect in Dubai, you probably think this post is about you, don't...Read More...