Facility Management Articles

Articles in this section provide insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Sustaining A LEED Rating

Are LEED ratings sustainable and are the policies worth...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Transitioning To Facility Management

One reader writes to TFM Guru Folsom and asks, "What advice would you have regarding how to begin the transition from a construction career into facility...Read More...

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Demand For Office Space Remains Steady In Most Metros

Office rents moving upward in more than 50% of the...Read More...

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City Of Toronto Mandates CIMS

The City of Toronto will now require CIMS/CIMS-GB certification for all future custodial...Read More...

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The Seven Myths Of CEO Succession

Are boards taking the right steps to find the next CEO? Or are they...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: The Too Hot, Too Cold Debate Goes Global

Office temperature is often a bone of contention between staff, with some struggling to work from the heat, while others wrap up in sweaters and gloves to stave off a chill....Read More...

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Center For Companies That Care Recognizes Socially Responsible Employers

Organization finds that employee engagement is positively affected by employer...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Fish For Everyone!

Instead of being frightened by "Squawking pterosaurs, wooly mammoths, a massive undulating octopus, and life-sized animatronic dinosaurs—including a 15-foot-tall T. Rex," they had a close encounter of the aquatic kind when the restaurant's massive decorative fish tank sprung a leak, sending diners, employees, and tropical creatures into panic...Read More...

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January/February 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 1)

This issue contains two special features that are an established part of TFM's coverage—the 21st annual Readers' Choice Awards and the 12th annual Facility Executive of the Year...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Furthering Facilities Careers

While many facility management professionals have substantial "hands on" experience, certifications and accreditation advice is often...Read More...