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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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Integrated Facilities Management Market: Industry Challenges and Time- frame Analysis (Europe), 2005- 2011
Many data centers are still self-managed, but there is a growing trend towards turning over the reins to facilities management providers with data center expertise.
Chua Wee Phong, Chairman of Sphere Exhibits Pte Ltd, said: The world of facilities management is rapidly evolving with the advent of new technologies and smart building solutions such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and SMART technology.
Saeed Al Qatami, CEO of Deyaar said: "This is a significant milestone we have achieved due to the continued growth and increasing demand for our facilities management services.
The evolution of Facilities management dates back to the 1980s when the railway companies in USA conceived the idea of providing facilities as opposed to providing buildings (Atkin, 2003).
It has been a tough six months for the property and construction industry, but despite the current economic situation, the outlook for the facilities management market is very positive," said Louisa Theobald, Group Exhibitions director of Streamline Marketing Group, organisers of FM Expo and the Property and Facilities Management Conference.
Summary: The global economic downturn offers the Middle East a "great opportunity" to lead the world in modern facilities management, an industry for which the United Arab Emirates has become the "world capital," leading international experts said yesterday.
Meed Events has launched the inaugural Middle East Facilities Management event that will detail the opportunities, strategies and current needs of this fast growing regional industry.
Today, many organizations are outsourcing facilities management responsibilities to gain the benefits associated with focusing only on their core business.
One in this elite group has also furthered the profession of facilities management through his support of and involvement in the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Houston, and its foundation, as well as through his continuing instruction and mentoring at a major university.
launches a report on the Facilities Management Services Market in India 2012 as part of Netscribes' Business Services Industry Reports.

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