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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: DIY Store Technical Due Diligence

Is there any such thing as a technical due diligence report for DIY stores?...Read More...

Whitestone Releases Retail Facility Operations Costs

Whitestone Releases Retail Facility Operations Costs

The Whitestone Facility Operations Cost Reference 2011-2012 International Version includes facility costs in over 100 global locations....Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Laughing Matter for Fountain Lady

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Laughing Matter for Fountain Lady

So what do you do, facility managers? Can you train your staff to respond to situations like this so they react "professionally" rather than instinctively? Is it possible to stifle the natural inclination to laugh when you see something like this unfold in front of your...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Impromptu Food Court Chorale!

FRIDAY FUNNY: Impromptu Food Court Chorale!

So often, the mall food court offers up a less than inspirational experience for patrons, employees, and people just passing through. But on November 13, 2010 unsuspecting shoppers got a big surprise while enjoying their lunch. Over 100 participants in this Christmas Flash...Read More...

EPA's National Building Competition Winner

EPA's National Building Competition Winner

Morrison Residence Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill won Energy Star's first National Building...Read More...

Friday Funny: IKEA Goes To The Cats!

Friday Funny: IKEA Goes To The Cats!

How did the facilities and operations people get 100 curious cats out—from behind walls (with power saws, apparently), exposed ceiling rafters, and all sorts of other unlikely places—in time to open one London area IKEA store to the public the next...Read More...

New ANSI-Approved Retail Measurement Standard

New ANSI-Approved Retail Measurement Standard

BOMA's standard is designed to serve the interests of building owners, managers, and occupants as well as facility managers, brokers, appraisers, assessors, lenders, insurers, developers, construction and design professionals, and...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: (No) Power To The People…

FRIDAY FUNNY: (No) Power To The People…

Power authorities are requesting retailers in Bangladesh to shut down in the evenings so football followers can watch at home without testing load management...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Automat Revisited

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Automat Revisited

From self check out grocery stores to coffee machines to car washes, automation is everywhere. But where's automation when you really need it, like in 24/7 convenience stores, for...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: eCube For Commercial Refrigeration

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: eCube For Commercial Refrigeration

eCube is a device for commercial refrigerators and freezers that saves energy and increases equipment...Read More...