Monthly Archives : May 2016

Press Release: House Passes Federal Real Estate Management Reform Bills that Will Save Taxpayers Billions

Policies around space consolidation, cost savings, and operational efficiency have been pursued by agencies for the past several years, so it is excellent to see the legislature support and mandate these ongoing efforts. The Building People is excited to be a part of the solution to consolidate space through the development and implementation of strategies

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Part 2 of the Building Operating Management Magazine’s Green Building Report

Reassessing Run-to-Failure Mentality Will Help Address Maintenance Backlog

Part 2 of a 4-part Green Building Report.
 By Charles Dilley May 2016

Given the run-to-failure mentality and cuts in the Federal Buildings Fund, it’s no surprise that the federal maintenance backlog is large. According to the Government Accountability Office, the top five property-holding agencies

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Part 1 of the Building Operating Management Magazine’s Green Building Report

Despite Energy Efficiency Gains, Federal Operating Costs Have Risen

Part 1 of a 4-part Green Building Report.
By Charles Dilley May 2016

For the past several years,  government agencies have reduced the size of the federal real property footprint, implemented sustainability programs, and increased utilization of their space to be more efficient. Campaigns

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NFMT Austin, Texas – IoT and the Workplace: A Case Study

For those at NFMT Austin, TX, come join our CEO Lawrence Melton and a panel of GSA executives at 10AM CST as they investigate the impact of IoT on the workplace.
GSA’s Total Workplace initiative was established to help agencies make the most of their office space, in part via adoption

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