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facilities management

Taking care of what's called the physical plant of a property—repairs, maintenance,security,janitorial,groundskeeping,etc.Formerly this was considered a janitorial-type career choice.Today,with rapidly changing technology,environmental concerns,government regulations, terror-related security issues, and other such matters, a career in facilities management is seen as a white collar, high-dollar choice. For more information go to the FMLink Group Web site at www.fmlink.com.

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The key focus of Cofely Besix Mannai Facility Management will be to drive the improvement of a facility's performance while reducing operational costs and risks through activities such as maintenance management, energy conservation, life-cycle costing and analysis as well as comprehensive facility and property portfolio management solutions," he explained.
I want to create a knowledge- sharing platform to emphasise the importance of facility management in the country, as well as raising the awareness of FM among property managers and developers," Rennschmied said.
Prior to revising the definition of facility management, IFMA used the definition created by the Facility Management Institute (FMI) in 1983, at the request of the Library of Congress to assist in cataloging information that was beginning to accumulate under the key words "facility management.
The key focus of Cofely Besix Mannai Facility Management will be to drive the improvement of a facility s performance while reducing operational costs and risks through activities such as maintenance management, energy conservation, life-cycle costing and analysis as well as comprehensive facility and property portfolio management solutions.
After an exhaustive review, the Board of Education selected Temco Service Industries, a leader in total facility management and maintenance services, to manage 21 New York City public schools.
This state-of-the-art planning tool extends and expands the power of master planning from the facility management organization to the Boardroom.
Lackland Air Force Base (Lackland, Texas) - Recognizing the leading edge capabilities of integrating facility management, engineering, and construction entities into a single design/build team, the United States Air Force has awarded EFS a contract to provide system improvements, boiler replacement and upgrading of air-handling units to the United States Air Force Wilford Hall Medical Center located at Lackland AFB.
To stay in place, you have to run," said Carol Farren, CFM, president of Facility management at World Wide Ltd.
The initiatives specifically relate to establishing new leadership in the firm's high-growth business areas in the country: Facility Management, Transaction Services and Project & Development Services, and form a part of the larger business drivers which are propelling Jones Lang LaSalle's increased growth and expansion in India and within the region.
The field of facility management encompasses many areas that are vital to a corporation.
IDS Scheer, the leading provider of solutions for business process excellence, today announced it is expanding its homebuilding and construction industry practice to include real estate and facility management and the SAP(R) solution.
Increased spending on medical and health care facilities and the renovation and adaptive reuse of current facilities create opportunities for real estate practitioners, facility management executives, architects, designers, building construction and engineering professionals.

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