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IFMA Honors 2014 Awards Of Excellence Recipients

Winners were announced in 18 categories, with judging panels comprised of industry experts evaluating nominees individually and scoring them in a number of specific...Read More...

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IFMA Names John Perry, MBA, Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining IFMA, Perry served as chief innovation/quality officer with Houston, TX-based NACE International, where he leveraged a background in information technology and change management to improve member value and bolster...Read More...

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Construction Industry Employment Hits Five-Year High

Sector adds 20,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate declines to...Read More...

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IFMA’s Executive Committee And Board Of Directors

As a truly international association for facility management professionals, the International Facility Management Association's (IFMA) executive committee and board of directors includes industry leaders from around the...Read More...

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Emergency Preparedness Planning Essentials

The following article relays 10 things that any emergency preparedness/business continuity plan should...Read More...

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REAL STREET Expo Offers CCIM’s CRE Courses

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...Read More...

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Facility Management In Space!

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...Read More...

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New High-Performance Sustainable Building Principles Course Now Available

There are no prerequisites for the HP Principles course—industry professionals of all levels are invited to participate....Read More...

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EH&E, Brigham And Women’s Hospital Win IFMA Excellence Award

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...Read More...

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The Gordian Group Acquires RSMeans, Combines Two Industry Leaders

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....Read More...