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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
Executives Unconcerned About Near-Term Baby Boomer RetirementsJune 4th, 2014
Businesses of all sizes can benefit by implementing programs that allow professionals to transition into retirement and remain engaged with the firm.
Tax Implications Of Building System Maintenance Or ReplacementMay 28th, 2014
Whether the expenditure is considered routine maintenance or an improvement or betterment will have an impact on tax implications under the new
Mixed Outlook For Facilities Services SectorMay 21st, 2014
Underlying demand for Industrial Services suggests improving industrial growth is on the horizon.
Facility Management Market Worth $43.69 Billion By 2019May 14th, 2014
This research report helps to identify the factors driving this market, various restraints, challenges, and opportunities impacting it along with the future
IFMA Credential Now Aligned With Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act RequirementsMay 7th, 2014
IFMA President and CEO Tony Keane explains, “With the passage of the Federal Building Personnel Training Act, the U.S. federal government acknowledged for the first time in code the critical role of facility management