June 2022 Feature: Real Estate

Facility managers are expected to manage/oversee real estate as a physical asset designed to support the people who use them. Facility managers need to understand real estate principles and practices so they can contribute information and expertise as they relate to real estate and their relevance to business decisions and strategy.

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Four Questions Property Managers Should Ask About Systems Integration
The benefits of integrating a building’s systems are hard to dispute. Integrating the tools of a property manager can save time and prevent security loopholes when a resident moves out, but their credentials fail to be terminated, since doing so requires an easily-forgotten extra step.

Swire Properties Ensure a Sustainable Future

IBM Global Real Estate Group Talk Space Planning and Occupancy
For today's RE and FM professionals, it's no longer about mops and buckets, it's about using technology and data to effectively manage your space.

Women in the Real Estate Industry
This article explores how younger, female graduates working as real estate managers and CEOs construct what the study refers to as “femininities,” and create a career in organizations that some argue are dominated by males.

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How sustainability can differentiate your brand and increase commercial building value
As the world economy recovers from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, building owners and operators are facing a range of new challenges. This post will discuss how making your buildings more sustainable can help you meet these challenges by strengthening your brand.

Build, Renovate or Demolish: What do Healthcare Facilities do with Aging Assets?
Aging assets goes beyond aging infrastructure. This presentation will illustrate a comprehensive approach to asset value and utilization. It will guide you through a process to determine which of these three options is best for your organization.

When a building Isn’t Just a Building: Why Space Matters
Space matters. The “who, when, and how” – and how much it costs – are at the heart of an organization’s real estate strategy. Yet the cost of real estate continues to rise.

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4 Technology Trends That Will Impact the Future Of Property Management
"The property management industry has leaped forward by adopting new management technologies. The use of new technologies was pushed with the pandemic - but the reality is that the future of property management would be transformed anyhow. This is why property managers need to get digital savvy and they need to do it fast. "

Transformational Time Machine: Accelerating Your Real Estate
In today’s rapidly evolving business environment, companies are making investments in new and innovative workplace strategies to position themselves at the forefront of their industries. To keep up with changing demands, Unum, the nations’ largest disability insurer, teamed with Gensler, global design firm, to take an in-depth and holistic look at their workplace portfolio to understand how people are working today.

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Real Estate Yoga: Agility in Real Estate Planning isn't a Huge Stretch
Workplace analytics are crucial to optimizing commercial real estate (CRE). Trends, forecasting, and projections are critical tools that help companies adapt to changing business demands. The key is understanding the constant evolution of the workplace and how analytics can optimize every square foot.

IBM Global Real Estate Group Talks TRIRIGA, Data and How to Win Hearts and Minds
For today's RE and FM professionals, it's no longer about brick and mortar, or mops and buckets. It's about using technology, understanding the data, and winning the hearts and minds of employees.

How to Optimize Space and Improve Employee Productivity with Smart Buildings
Space matter. It’s at the heart of your real estate strategy and helps you deliver the right workplace experience. In this 20-minute webinar, you'll discover how to uncover occupancy trends that matter and make the most of your space.


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