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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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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.
Although facilities management has come to stay as a profession in Nigeria, its documentation and even practice are not properly documented while the literature available are mostly preliminary and pedagogic in nature focusing on issues such as scope and definitions (Ojo, 2002) and the tools (Opaluwah, 2005; Mbamali and Adebayo, 2006).
He was giving the keynote address at the two-day Property and Facilities Management Conference taking place at Al Murooj Rotana Hotel, Dubai, running in conjunction with FM Expo, the Middle East's leading facilities management event at the Dubai International Exhibition and Convention Centre until Tuesday (26 May 2009).
The introduction of facilities management from the outset of a building is also critical.
This is a must-attend event for all facilities management professionals and demonstrates MEED's clear ability in keeping their 'finger on the pulse' of key industry topics relevant for the business climate.
Many of Rick Justis's contacts cite the classic reasons for outsourcing: Facilities management simply isn't a college's core business--or the task is complicated, changing often, and officials can't leverage their internal economies of scale to keep up.
However, over time, the supplier's productivity levels may begin to lag behind that of the facilities management industry if they are not making the appropriate level of investment in their people and technology.
This is followed by the market overview section that gives an insight into the facilities management services market in India, its market size and growth, along with the split between organized and unorganized market.
Ushering in a new era of increased productivity in property management through soft services integration and technological advancement, the 'Conference' taking place on February 5 and 6, 2018 will house informative speaker sessions spanning two days and covering themes under the broader topics of Facilities Management and Pest Control and Pesticides.
While facilities management is currently one of the fastest-growing professional and operational disciplines worldwide, it suffers from a general lack of knowledge and awareness; thus a framework that articulates what it is would be extremely beneficial to emerging markets.
Nominations have been sent in from far and wide, the judges have deliberated and now the shortlists for the 8th annual facilities management Middle East Awards have been decided.

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