What skills should a contract manager ideally possess? RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond delves into the debate.
There are a number of approaches to ensuring more consistent indoor air quality performance. But, this requires upfront planning and negotiations. RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond discusses internal air quality and how to ensure a facility’s internal air quality meets the user’s requirements.
RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond discusses the concept of third space and what is needed for third space to be financially viable.
Activity-based working may not work for all companies, RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond warns. He provides some key questions that should be asked to determine whether activity-based working is suitable for your facility or not.
RODNEY TIMM, director of Property Beyond, questions whether there is any hope of collaborative contracts for property services emerging, or if property services are by their nature not suitable for collaborative type contracting, and explores the shared objectives and outcomes.
RODNEY TIMM, director of Property Beyond, questions whether cost savings can realistically be expected in outsourcing property services.
The determination of outgoing recoveries can be complex, irritating and expensive. RODNEY TIMM, director of Property Beyond, reveals the ‘tricks’ that may be used by unscrupulous landlords to increase their revenues from their investment buildings.
Tenants are usually guilty of not managing their landlord relationships. Too often, writes RODNEY TIMM, tenants will tend to take the submissive role in leasing arrangements.
Regular columnist RODNEY TIMM sets out some of the traps that are embedded in lease agreements, either inadvertently or with due consideration, by more aggressive landlords.
There is a fine line between creativity and excessive risk-taking behaviour in the facility management profession, writes RODNEY TIMM.
Intuitively consolidation and co-location property strategies seem to make sense. But when it comes down to developing the business case, writes RODNEY TIMM, proving the benefits is usually more problematic.