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Emergency Preparedness Planning EssentialsAugust 27th, 2014
The following article relays 10 things that any emergency preparedness/business continuity plan should
REAL STREET Expo Offers CCIM’s CRE CoursesAugust 20th, 2014
Accredited commercial real estate courses from the CCIM Institute will be featured at Group C Media's new REAL STREET Expo, which will take place February 11-12, 2015 at the LVH/Westgate Las Vegas
Facility Management In Space!August 20th, 2014
The Facility Ops Challenge, developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), Total Learning Research Institute (TLRI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), empowers students to perform as facility managers responsible for maintaining a virtual base on Mars while learning about building systems and the importance of
New High-Performance Sustainable Building Principles Course Now AvailableAugust 13th, 2014
There are no prerequisites for the HP Principles course—industry professionals of all levels are invited to participate.
EH&E, Brigham And Women’s Hospital Win IFMA Excellence AwardAugust 6th, 2014
The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare
The Gordian Group Acquires RSMeans, Combines Two Industry LeadersJuly 30th, 2014
The RSMeans acquisition reflects The Gordian Group’s commitment to assembling best-in-class solutions for the facility owners, contractors, and other stakeholders in the construction industry.
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.