Tag: facility management

How to Find and Attract Skilled Maintenance Workers

Editor’s note: This article covers ways to hire in-house maintenance staff. For tips on how to find a third-party maintenance service provider you can trust, click here. For asset-heavy companies, achieving operational and business success is closely tied to the efficiency of their maintenance management. Furthermore, a key determinant of efficient maintenance management is that […]

Faces of Facilities: Nick Straka from Heartland Dental

With six years of industry experience, Nick Straka is already making waves and has a promising career ahead of him. Straka was recently named the 2023 Young Professional of the Year by ConnexFM, the multi-site FM group formerly known as the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association. He also won his employer’s Discretionary Presidential Award for […]

Faces of Facilities: Jose Rosas Roque from HungerRush

In honor of Pride Month this June, it’s important for the facilities management industry to recognize and celebrate members of the LGBTQ+ community. As a gay male in FM, Jose Rosas Roque offered to share his story and provide insights on equality, pride, and general industry issues. The young professional urged the industry to embrace […]

2023 Commercial Building Trends Include AI, Sustainability, and Predictive Maintenance

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, the commercial real estate and building management sectors have had the opportunity to adapt and capitalize on new opportunities. Among the various sectors comprising the industry, the U.S. engineering and construction segment has demonstrated impressive growth, with a notable 8% increase in construction spending during the beginning of […]

Facility Manager vs. Property Manager: How to Know Which One Is Ideal for Your Business

Can you differentiate between the responsibilities of a facility manager and a property manager? Both roles sound similar, but they are distinct roles with different key responsibilities. It’s critical to understand the scope of each role in the context of a manufacturing business to decide which role you should hire for and what to expect […]

IFMA Leader Talks World FM Day, Industry’s ‘Very Bright’ Future

Happy World FM Day! Global FM, a group of leading facilities management (FM) associations, spearheads the annual celebration every May. The event brings together the FM community and highlights the positive impact that FM professionals have on businesses and people’s lives. To commemorate World FM Day, Facilities Management Advisor spoke with Don Gilpin, President and […]

Texas Gov. Signs Proclamation Recognizing May 10th as World FM Day

Signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a proclamation officially recognizing May 10, 2023, as World Facility Management (FM) Day was presented to IFMA Global Headquarters in Houston, Texas. IFMA contacted the governor’s office in March to request a proclamation formally recognizing FM’s responsibility for the functionality, safety, and sustainability of the built environment, and publicly […]

Women in FM: IFMA Reveals Global Stats, Highlights ‘Opportunities to Thrive’

As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has released a new global workforce report and offered some industry insights that may be surprising. “The facility management industry has never been stronger, more accessible, or more attractive to a diverse workforce,” Don Gilpin, president and CEO of IFMA, told Facilities […]

Facilities Management NOW: Virtual Summit

Don’t miss out on the upcoming Facilities Management NOW: Virtual Summit! Happening September 20-21, the two-day online educational event is FREE to all registrants. Learn from industry experts as they cover today’s hottest facilities management topics and provide solutions for the toughest challenges. Can’t make it to one or more of the sessions live? No […]

Survey Reveals Screening Contractors Should Be Everyone’s Business

As workplaces continue to bring workers back to the physical workplace in a post-COVID-19 environment, even if it’s only part time, they must ensure compliance issues are addressed. The cost of not doing so jeopardizes not only company assets but also, and more importantly, the safety of those in the workplace, including employees, contractors, and […]