Month: May 2020

A Great Time for FM Staff Development

Friday, May 15th, 2020

Your employees were hired because they are educated, capable and motivated – plus they possess integrity that is in harmony with the enterprise. It is in your best interests to make best efforts to ensure they feel valued and to support staff retention. Succession planning is also hugely important. By supporting training and development, you… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – May 2020

Friday, May 15th, 2020

What comes next in the pandemic is top on my mind because it is top on the minds of FMs everywhere, in both our professional and personal lives. The professional imperative for all of us is service, so we are all doing, learning, informing, and staying informed at high, sometimes disorienting speeds. This month’s feature… Read the full article »

Scope Development for FM Contracts

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

The well attended webinar Scope Development 101 for the Most Common FM Contracts presented by Jake Smithwick of the IFMA Research and Benchmarking Institute on May 6 is worth viewing Jake sets scope of work in the full landscape of building an RFP that will obtain well informed, truly competitive responses that address the needs and circumstances of the issuer,… Read the full article »

Cubicle Areas/Farms

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

Question posted on IFMA Engage: I have a space with approximately 80 cubicles. If you sit a person in each one, there is a 6ft distance between them, however, we are having an issue with masks.My concern is that it’s an open area, and I believe that masks should be worn at all times when… Read the full article »

FMCC members who joined/renewed in April

Friday, May 8th, 2020

Welcome to our newest members who joined FMCC in April: Mike Reilly with United States Air Force Academy from Cascade, Colorado Terry Trotter from California Leo Okafor from Lagos, Nigeria Laurel Brooks with United States Golf Association from Liberty Corner, New Jersey Andrea Barlow And those members who renewed their FMCC membership in April: Robert… Read the full article »