The National Sustainability Council has launched its first public report, providing the evidence behind the trends, issues and challenges affecting Australia’s environment, society, economy and collective wellbeing.
What skills should a contract manager ideally possess? RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond delves into the debate.
Key global retail trends, with a particular focus on how retailers can integrate various channels into the physical store environment, are outlined by SELMA MEHMEDOVIC, an Australian Centre for Retail Studies research consultant.
The Barangaroo South project has been accepted as a pilot project for the Green Star – Communities Pilot rating tool.
Now in its seventh year, last week’s Green Cities conference focused on sustainability within the built environment. JO LEEDER reports the highlights.
RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond discusses the concept of third space and what is needed for third space to be financially viable.
Brookfield Johnson Controls will provide the first public demonstration of its new workplace utilisation technology, Workplace Motion, at WORKTECH Melbourne 2013 on Tuesday.
Facility Management interviews Sam Furphy, founder and chairman of Urban Maintenance Systems, chairman of Furphy Foundry, director of Ultum and a director of NuGreen Solutions.
The GPT Group shares how it transformed its existing head office in the MLC Centre into a green, collaborative 21st century workplace and realised the highest satisfaction rating among its employees compared to any other office measured in Australia.
Now that security companies use an IP instead of a phone line to monitor a business, a business’ security can be controlled from a PC, smart phone or tablet.
JAMES MURPHY, managing director of Pitney Bowes Australia, explains why he believes a better title for facilities managers is ‘the director of first impressions’.
FRANCESCA CROLLEY from Industrial Nanotech imparts how innovations with nanomaterials can improve HVAC processes.
The first two Green Star – As Built ratings for industrial facilities are positive proof that industrial facilities can be truly sustainable, The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) believes.
A new innovation makes it possible for building occupants to use their smartphones to gain access into a facility.