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New Construction Technologies and Techniques in a Time of Shortages - Area Development
Emerging and rapidly developing technologies — including improved BIM products and the IoT — are changing the construction landscape, both on and off the job site.
area-development-features  math  facilities-management  facility-planning  construction  technology 
45 minutes ago by areadevelopment
Building Smarter: How to Ensure Optimization from Start to Finish and Beyond - Area Development
A high-performing, future-ready, truly smart building can drive value for the occupants and organizations that depend on the facility.
area-development-features  Matt  facilities-management  facility-planning  smart-buildings  construction 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
These are the Kind of Buildings Future Cities Require - Entrepreneur
Smart buildings go a long way in achieving all these goals, and more. Smart buildings help better manage and monitor assets, reduce energy costs and carbon footprints, and shape the world around us.
Around-the-web  Matt  sustainability  sustainable-development  facilities-management  facility-expansion  facility-planning  this-week-455 
10 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Three Companies Making Construction and Building Operations Smarter and More Efficient - Urban Land Magazine
Like other business sectors, innovative technology is having a disruptive impact on building construction, operations, and management.
construction  facilities-management  Around-the-web  this-week-452 
10 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Late-Cycle Site Selection: Risk Management Principles - Area Development
If your company chooses an asset that calls for renovation or adaptive reuse, risk management needs to be an important component of your strategy.
area-development-features  Matt  construction  facilities-management  facility-planning  real-estate  industrial-real-estate 
march 2019 by areadevelopment
Acing a Project’s Entitlement Phase - Area Development
Project due diligence along with clear communication with the project team and the surrounding community are needed to ensure your project gets off the ground.
area-development-features  Matt  facilities-management  facility-planning  construction  real-estate  industrial-real-estate 
march 2019 by areadevelopment
Follow the LEEDer: How LEED Certification Transformed Industrial Development Standards - Area Development
Today’s businesses are pursuing LEED certifications to the extent that they did in the past because sustainable development is now a given — it’s demanded by the market.
area-development-features  Matt  facilities-management  facility-planning  corporate-real-estate  sustainability  sustainable-development  LEED  industrial-real-estate 
february 2019 by areadevelopment
Collaborative Project Delivery Increases Efficiency and Cuts Design/Construction Costs - Area Development
When design/construction teams and owners work together as a cohesive unit, the results include lower costs, higher efficiency, and a smoother workflow.
area-development-features  Matt  facilities-management  facility-planning  facility-expansion  manufacturing  construction  engineering  site-selection 
january 2019 by areadevelopment
A Strategic Approach to Building a New Processing Facility - Area Development
The use of available data, due diligence, and a traceable decision-making process will yield the best result for your company when locating a new food processing facility.
area-development-features  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  facilities-management  facility-planning  construction 
january 2019 by areadevelopment
Frontline: UAVs Provide Construction Industry With Clearer Sight Line - Area Development
As companies increasingly use drones to monitor progress on construction projects, the FAA is easing restrictions that are currently limiting their use.
area-development-features  Matt  construction  facility-planning  facilities-management  drones  Aerospace 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
The Calculus of Master Planning an Industrial Site Project - Area Development
Effective master planning results in seamless construction projects and builds the momentum for lean, concise operations and continued success.
area-development-features  Matt  industrial-real-estate  manufacturing  facilities-management  facility-planning  facility-expansion  construction 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
The Ins and Outs of Working With an Architectural / Engineering Firm - Area Development
It’s important that clients new to working with an A/E firm understand their standard business processes in order to achieve a successful capital project.
area-development-features  Matt  site-selection  manufacturing  engineering  architecture  facilities-management  facility-expansion  facility-planning  construction 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Operation Rescue: Navigating Project Pitfalls from Start to Finish - Area Development
You can help to keep your project on track and bring it to a successful conclusion by anticipating the unknown obstacles that may occur.
area-development-features  Matt  site-selection  economic-development  manufacturing  facilities-management  facility-planning  construction 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
You’ve Found the Perfect Site — Now What? - Area Development
A site’s existing conditions, zoning regulations, and surroundings are just some of the elements that must be considered in order to turn the site into the ideal location for your project.
area-development-features  Matt  site-selection  facilities-management  facility-planning  real-estate  corporate-real-estate 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Modular Construction Projects Cut Costs and Timelines - Area Development
Early commitment from buyers and all stakeholders is imperative to a successful modular construction project, which can deliver on cost savings and shorten timeliness.
area-development-features  Matt  construction  facilities-management  facility-expansion  facility-planning  site-selection 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Unilever transformed its old office park into an ultra-sustainable HQ - Fast Company
The building comes with a unique arrangement: If its energy savings–from things like smart cooling and heating systems–don’t live up to the promises, the developer will cover the bills.
this-week-427  Around-the-web  Matt  headquarters  facilities-management  facility-planning  sustainability  sustainable-development  insider-8-31-2018 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
“Maker-Tech” Crosses Lines of Industrial, Office & Retail Uses - Area Development
A new niche is forming in the industrial sector which needs to be near existing “brain clusters” of the targeted industry and may require sites zoned for multiple uses.
area-development-features  Matt  real-estate  industrial-real-estate  corporate-real-estate  facilities-management  facility-planning  manufacturing  innovation 
may 2018 by areadevelopment
Due Diligence: Thoroughly Investigating the Technical Aspects of a Site - Area Development
By carefully examining site conditions/logistics, environmental regulations/risk, as well as the area surrounding the chosen site, companies can avoid delays and cost overruns.
area-development-features  Matt  economic-development  site-selection  facility-planning  facilities-management 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Raising the Roof - There's Nowhere to Go But Up - Cushman & Wakefield Blog
Though many traditional industrial tenants do not currently require a higher ceiling height, the design trend to raise the roof to 32 feet or higher is attractive to potential occupiers who will be competing in a crowded, omni-channel world.
this-week-419  Around-the-web  Matt  facilities-management  facility-expansion  facility-planning  warehouse-facility  warehousing  insider-9-20-2018 
april 2018 by areadevelopment
Resiliency Considerations — Is Your Facility At Risk? - Area Development
Property owners who properly assess, maintain, and upgrade their facilities so that they are resilient to natural disasters — and who have contingency plans in place — will save time and money, and protect the value of their asset, in the long run.
area-development-features  Matt  real-estate  corporate-real-estate  environment  industrial-real-estate  facilities-management  facility-planning  site-selection  manufacturing 
december 2017 by areadevelopment
Opinion: Pfizer offers innovative, highly-skilled jobs, site leader says - MLive.com
I believe there has never been a more exciting time to start or grow a career in manufacturing, especially in biopharmaceutical manufacturing. The U.S. biopharmaceutical industry alone is responsible for 4.5 million jobs, with more professionals in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics than any other industry in America. Bob Betzig is the site leader at Pfizer's Global Supply plant in Portage, Michigan.
biotech  pharmaceuticals  skilled-labor  skills-gap  workforce-development  facilities-management  Michigan  industry-reports  Around-the-web  this-week-404 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
The Fourth Industrial Revolution Awaits - BDO
Implementing and maintaining systems that preserve the integrity of production processes without the same level of human oversight remains one of the main challenges to Industry 4.0 implementation. If the underlying data or analysis has errors, the automated decision-making based on that data will also be error-prone. More than ever, it will be imperative to ensure data is clean, accurate and accessible as part of an overall information governance strategy. 
industry4.0  internet-of-things  asset-management  facilities-management  shop-floor  advanced-manufacturing  Around-the-web  this-week-402  insider-10-17-2018 
november 2017 by areadevelopment
Ensuring Food Safety and Sanitary Design in Food Manufacturing Facilities - Area Development
In order for food manufacturers to meet today’s high facilities’ standards for food safety and sanitary design, they should utilize a structured preconstruction approach that solicits input from many stakeholders.
area-development-features  Matt  food-industry  food-processing  manufacturing  construction  facilities-management  facility-planning 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
First Person: Siemens Real Estate’s Use of Intelligent Space Design Impacts Employee Productivity and the Bottom Line - Area Development
Area Development’s editor recently asked Michael Kruklinski about intelligent space management at Siemens and how office configuration can play a role in employee satisfaction and productivity, as well as in sustainability and continuity of operations, all of which ultimately affect the bottom line.
area-development-features  Matt  real-estate  CRE  facilities-management  facility-planning  workplace  workplace-design  workplace-trends  corporate-real-estate 
october 2017 by areadevelopment
Greater Predictability, Fewer Surprises Through Use of BIM for Front-End Planning - Area Development
Using building information modeling (BIM) during pre-construction planning now leads to lower risk and improved predictability during the actual construction phase of a facility.
area-development-features  Matt  industrial-real-estate  real-estate  construction  manufacturing  facilities-management  facility-planning 
may 2017 by areadevelopment
Goby Inc. Opens Headquarters In History Chicago, Illinois Art Deco Tower - Area Development
Goby Inc., the leading energy management, sustainability reporting, and invoice automation platform for the commercial real estate industry, opened its new headquarters on two floors of the historic John Buck Company building at 33 N LaSalle Street in Chicago, Illinois.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  illinois  midwest  chicago  energy  sustainable-development  headquarters  LEED  facilities-management  CRE  commercial-real-estate 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Critical Site Selection Factor #4: Occupancy OR Construction Costs - Area Development
It’s easy to see why occupancy or construction costs are a factor that a lot of people are keeping an eye on...these costs are trending upward.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  site-selection-factors  construction  occupancy  facility-planning  facilities-management 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Streamlining the Construction Project to Deliver Ahead of Schedule and Below Budget - Area Development
New virtual design and construction (VDC) for steel technology seamlessly integrates steel design, fabrication, and erection with reduced cost and a faster schedule.
site-selection  facilities-management  facility-planning  CRE  real-estate  industrial-real-estate  manufacturing 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
For Optimized Building Design, Consider the Key Priorities - Area Development
When evaluating efficiency, it’s important to look beyond a single piece of equipment, as the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
area-development-features  Matt  facilities-management  facility-planning  machinery  manufacturing  real-estate  corporate-real-estate  industrial-real-estate 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
Facilities Management for the digital world’s changing workplace - JLL
Digitization is changing the world around us. From how we live to how we work, personalization and automation through technology are becoming commonplace.  Digital technologies have also enabled seamless transactions between buyers and sellers, creating friction-free business processes and business models. Increased connectivity allows employees to work from nearly anywhere, while increased data provides facilities managers with improved business intelligence.
facilities-management  workplace-trends  Around-the-web  this-week-367 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
A “Clean” Phase I Environmental Assessment of Industrial Sites Is Just the Start - Area Development
It is common to build new industrial plants and warehouses on previously used industrial sites. The acquisition costs for the land are usually lower, and many have the advantage of being located close to critical transportation links and infrastructure.
area-development-features  Matt  industrial-real-estate  sustainability  sustainable-development  environment  facilities-management  facility-planning 
october 2016 by areadevelopment
Aramark To Relocate World Headquarters To Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Area Development
Aramark, a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, will locate its new world headquarters at 2400 Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  Pennsylvania  Philadelphia  food-industry  headquarters  world-headquarters  facilities-management 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Interior Wall Protection Upgrades Help Meet Facility Management Benchmarks - Area Development
An upgrade in interior wall protection is more than just a facelift; it can reinforce branding as well as reduce long-term maintenance and repair costs.
area-development-features  Matt  facilities-management  facility-planning  LEED 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
Green building industry's next frontier is manufacturing - Crain's Chicago Business
Think of a factory and smokestacks come to mind. “Green” building isn't in the picture. But factories around the world are going green at a remarkable pace.
this-week-357  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  factories  sustainable-development  LEED  facilities-management  facility-planning  green-buildings  green-facilities  green-manufacturing 
july 2016 by areadevelopment
New images of Facebook's Frank Gehry-designed Menlo Park campus expansion - Silicon Valley Business Journal
As it prepares for a second ground-up construction project in Menlo Park, Facebook is hewing to its real estate recipe for success, while making some notable tweaks along the way.
Around-the-web  Matt  construction  facility-expansion  facilities-management  facility-planning  facebook  tech  high-tech  technology  pacific-states  california  silicon-valley 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Know Your Options When Leasing Office Space - Area Development
The extension, lease termination, and right-of-first-refusal options are powerful tools for tenants of office space.
area-development-features  Matt  real-estate  CRE  lease-negotiation  facilities-management  office 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
In Focus: Unintended Consequences of the Open-Office Model - Area Development
There is little doubt that open-space workplaces are not only here to stay, but will earn new corporate recruits in the years ahead.
workplace  area-development-features  Matt  in-focus  facilities-management  facility-planning  office  corporate-real-estate 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Frontline: Sale-Leasebacks Allow Companies to Redeploy Capital - Area Development
When companies decide to invest in new, custom-built manufacturing or distribution center facilities, they typically do so because of a lack of existing buildings that would meet their needs.
lease-negotiation  facilities-management  facility-planning  Matt  real-estate  area-development-features 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Optimizing Integrated Design / Construction Project Delivery - Area Development
IPD requires considerable time and effort on the facility owner’s side, but this front-end planning will help in avoiding costly delays once construction gets under way.
Matt  area-development-features  construction  engineering  facilities-management  facility-planning 
february 2016 by areadevelopment
WorkPlace Now - UAV Technology - Johnson Controls Inc.
Look up. You may see one of the hottest new technologies about to impact the facilities management industry – drones.
uav-aerospace  facility-planning  facilities-management  this-week-263  around-the-web  workplace-trends 
may 2014 by areadevelopment
Vested Outsourcing: How P&G Brought its Focus on Innovation to Facilities Management
In a unique arrangement, P&G outsourced its facilities management, along with several other functions, creating a collaborative, win-win relationship with its service providers.
insider-89  area-development-features  matt  outsourcing  innovation  facilities-management  procter&gamble 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Measuring And Verifying Whole-Building Commercial Retrofit Performance - Johnson Controls Institute for Building Efficiency
Utilities looking for deeper energy savings from complex, whole-building energy conservation projects want empirical evidence of real savings – measurement and verification that covers HVAC, lighting, plug loads, data centers, and more. Smart grid technology can help.
sustainable-development  facilities-management  around-the-web  This-Week-195  facility-retrofits 
december 2012 by areadevelopment
Setting Targets and Encouraging Behaviors That Work - Buildings.com
In my consulting practice, the biggest flaw I see in energy management initiatives is ignoring the human element. You can do a lot to minimize energy use from a building or facility perspective, but at some point you are going to have to address employee behavior in the workplace.
around-the-web  This-Week-190  sustainable-development  facility-planning  facilities-management 
november 2012 by areadevelopment
KPMG 2011 Global Real Estate and Facilities Management (REFM) - KPMG
Nearly all buyers currently outsourcing real estate and facilities management (REFM) activities expect to maintain or increase outsourcing usage in the short to medium term, according to the inaugural KPMG 2011 global real estate and facilities management outsourcing pulse survey.
facility-planning  facilities-management  outsourcing  this-week-139  around-the-web  twitterfeed 
september 2011 by areadevelopment
Facilities Management Uncertainties Point To Deeper Organizational Questions - Fast Company
Workers who work at your company but not for your company, many of those people are employed by a facilities management firm.
facility-planning  facilities-management  this-week-134  around-the-web  twitterfeed  outsourcing 
july 2011 by areadevelopment

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