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Elevating Your Facility Management Department

Facilities management  departments within organizations that own or lease buildings are an integral part of the strategic direction of the organization.  Too often, top executives don’t consider the importance of facility management when making real estate, capital improvement, or organization and staffing decisions.  In many […]

By |October 27th, 2014|Facility Management, Uncategorized|0 Comments

APPA Award for Excellence in Facilities

David Cain, Vice President for Professional Affairs, Awards and Recognition Committee for the Association for Leadership in Higher Education (APPA) informed Soka University of America that they received the APPA award for Excellence. The Award for Excellence is APPA’s highest institutional honor, providing educational institutions […]

By |August 15th, 2014|Facility Management, News|0 Comments

How to Serve the 4 Types of Facility Customers

Facility executives have multiple customers to serve when performing their responsibilities. These customers have similar and diverse interests that the facilities executive must coordinate to serve the best interests of the organizations they work for.

This article describes the types of customers of facility and building […]

By |August 12th, 2014|Facility Management|2 Comments

4 Savings Areas from Outsourcing Facility Maintenance Department

Facility costs are for many organizations, the second largest expense category behind personnel costs. These organizations largely depend on the capability of a Manager or Director who may have experience with a few organizations in his or her career. These managers usually do not have […]

By |July 29th, 2014|Outsourcing Facilities Services|0 Comments

5 Reasons for Outsourcing Facilities Management

You are an executive sitting at your desk and have facility management activities within your responsibility but do not have much experience managing these services with your wide expanse of responsibility.  You may not be happy with the way facility or building maintenance is being […]

By |July 16th, 2014|Outsourcing Facilities Services|0 Comments