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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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Apart from upcoming new buildings and infrastructure facilities, the maintenance of old buildings and facilities has provided an opportunity for the facility management industry.
The facility management in general impacts the health, welfare and quality of life in several communities worldwide, he added.-TradeArabia News Service
At FM EXPO, eFM and Etisalat Digital are showcasing the latest technology and innovation on the facility management industry utilising IoT platforms and cloud-based solutions.
OCS Group India continues to be a leading provider of integrated facility management services.
In April, ARDIC launched Qeema, a facility management company, that started its work in the same month by managing two ARDIC projects.
Stacy has been with Global for 2 years and brought with her many years of experience in the facility management industry.
Dubai-headquartered Cofely Besix facility management has recently acquired 49% stake in a facility management company owned by Qatar-based Mannai Corporation, to create Cofely Besix Mannai Facility Management (CBMFM).
CATHERINE W GICHUKI DOHA THE first Facility Management conference in Qatar (FMQatar), which will be held on October 3, will attract more than 150 experts from around the region.
The two-day event opening on March 11 under the theme EoACAyThe New Economy -- The right time and right place for FM', represents the first Mefma (Middle East Facility Management Association) conference.
HOUSTON -- The facility management professional of 2011, on average, is college educated, manages more than 1 million [ft.sup.2] (92,900 [m.sup.2]) of space and multiple employees, has experienced a growth in job responsibilities over the past two years, and is enjoying a base salary increase of 8% from 2007 levels, according to the results of an International Facility Management Association (IFMA) salary and demographics survey.
Tosho Kirov is the new chairperson of the managing board of the Bulgarian Facility Management Association.

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