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IFMA Names 2008 Fellows

IFMA Names 2008 Fellows

The fellowship program was established in 1992 to recognize members dedicated to IFMA and the facility management...Read More...

New Report On Workplace Violence Focuses On Role Of Facility Managers

New Report On Workplace Violence Focuses On Role Of Facility Managers

The report was made possible through contributions donated in memory of W. David Beverly, the late husband of Linda Beverly, CAE, IFMA’s vice president of administration. A long-time engineer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, David Beverly was killed on April 20, 2007, at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, by a contract engineer who shot him and held another coworker hostage before committing...Read More...

IFMA Announces New Floor Measurement Standard

IFMA Announces New Floor Measurement Standard

New standard eliminates overlaps with BOMA and IFMA....Read More...

Air Force Captain Achieves IFMA First

Air Force Captain Achieves IFMA First

Captain Walter L. Miller becomes first Air Force member to earn...Read More...

New Research Shows Employers Offering More Amenity Options

New Research Shows Employers Offering More Amenity Options

Companies are offering employees a wider range of amenities than in years past, according to results from a recent International Facility Management Association study. When compared to similar data from 2004,the most common amenities are still break rooms and coffee bars, but employers are increasingly providing Internet cafés, outdoor recreation areas, and employee health facilities as well, according to the...Read More...