How has the discipline of facility management evolved? What is its exact definition and why is it vital to organisations? Loralyn Mears explains.
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When confronted with the arrival of larger and more established national chains, Rigters IGA was in need of further measures to conserve energy in order to maintain the business’ economic sustainability.
Tarkett has revitalised and expanded its iQ Granit range with the addition of 30 new shades.
According to Ron Segura, president of Segura & Associates, which works with large facilities helping them streamline their cleaning and building operations, there are essentially three steps to help a facility become greener and more sustainable.
There’s a significant gap between the belief that FM should be strategic and the reality of it being operationally focused in most organisations. Five actions are fundamental to effecting positive change.
Integrable and cost-effective, what’s not to like about wireless access control? Misconceptions abound and here, you’ll find common myths dispelled.
To meet the demands of a changing work environment, Clipsal by Schneider Electric has launched OptiLine 50 – a complete building fit-out cable management solution. A key component of the system is the OptiLine 50 Floor Box. Allowing power and data, including USB, to be supplied from the floor, the boxes come with Shearsafe technology,… Read more »
An Aussie female entrepreneur is challenging Australian tech companies to prioritise South-east Asia in their start-up or scale-up plans.
Property services contracts for portfolios of owned and leased premises are generally contracted out for periods of five years and longer. The general pricing model in the industry is a Lump Sum Price adjusted on an annual basis for changes in CPI only. Although good for static portfolios, the challenge is in accommodating portfolio changes,… Read more »
Australia and New Zealand continue to lead the world in sustainable real estate practices, according to the latest GRESB report.
Ultra high definition screens, holographic displays and the latest in unified communications, control systems and advanced building automation, Pro AV, Audio and lighting were just some of the technologies on show at Integrate 2015 last week as Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre became a hub of the latest AV technology.
Johnson Controls announced on 1 September that it has completed the sale of its Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) business to CBRE Group for US$1.475 billion. Global Workplace Solutions is one of the world’s largest providers of facilities management services.
To meet the demands of a changing work environment, Clipsal by Schneider Electric has launched OptiLine 50 – a complete building fit-out cable management solution. A key component of the system is the click-in, click-out wiring devices.
Australian self-storage facility Fort Knox is testing a new software that will streamline rental processes for customers. The software iSign was developed by Fort Knox at its research and development hub. The company reviewed every aspect of customer sign-up procedure and adapted it to the digital process.
Rodney Timm, director Property Beyond Pty Ltd, explains what you need to consider before signing a new lease or renegotiating your existing agreement.