Meeting Client Needs—Yesterday Versus Today

Submitted by D. Saperstone Twenty-five years ago, when I first entered the commercial real estate business, if I wanted to find a suitable parcel of land or potential office location  for a client, I drove around pre selected neighborhoods looking for “for sale” or “for lease” signs, stopping often to take notes. Landlords and property sellers relied on the same, time honored marketing strategy—put a sign in the window or near the road announcing a property was either “for sale” or “for lease” and wait for the phone to ring….

Facilities Management Q&A

1) What is Facilities Management? Facilities management is a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology. 2)Distinguish between an organization’s core and non-core business and describe the relationship between the two. All companies and organizations have a primary focus or mission. How the organization plans to complete its mission would be considered its core business. All supporting functions that help the organization focus on its mission could be considered non-core business. 3)Describe the range of services covered by…