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JLL Acquires CLEO Construction ManagementJuly 23rd, 2014
Acquisition of project management company will help to meet the needs of healthcare facilities with expanded, specialized
FM Alert: Planning To FailJuly 16th, 2014
The value of good as-builts for daily operations is widely recognized. After a flood at Columbus Regional Hospital, these plans were crucial to disaster
FM Alert: Making Waves At Shedd AquariumJuly 9th, 2014
Bob Wengel, vice president of facilities at the John G. Shedd Aquarium and 2012 TFM Facility Executive of the Year, writes on the strides the facility is making in sustainability.
A Strategic Roadmap for CRE SuccessJuly 2nd, 2014
A Conference Advisory Board of leading CRE professionals will assist in selecting conference sessions and high-profile speakers for RealStreet Expo in
BOMI International Designated as an FBPTA-Aligned Education ProviderJuly 2nd, 2014
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has designated BOMI International’s curriculum as aligning with the skills and competencies required to meet the standards identified in the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act
FM Alert: Revisiting TFM Facility Executive Of The Year WinnersJune 25th, 2014
This first in the series is from the winner of the 2013 Award, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management at Oklahoma City Community College.
JLL Issues New Report: Millennials In Facilities ManagementJune 18th, 2014
JLL commissioned an independent study in March, 2014, probing the views of more than 200 millennials who hold professional jobs or who are still in college. The study shows there are positive impressions of FM careers when those working were exposed to several different job
Positive U.S. Employment Trend Predicted For Quarter 3 2014June 11th, 2014
Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows positive trend in U.S. hiring plans for Quarter 3 2014; strongest since 2008. Opportunities for job seekers expected to remain mostly positive
How Did You Celebrate World FM Day?June 4th, 2014
Held on June 4, 2014, World FM Day aims to raise the profile of the FM profession, not just in local markets, but anywhere facility managers influence the health, safety, productivity, and well-being of people who use the built environment; and that means