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Chicago’s Willis Tower Unveils Lobby Sculpture
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Chicago’s Willis Tower Unveils Lobby Sculpture

As part of Willis Tower's more than $500 million renovation project, the biggest restorative transformation in the Chicago building's 46-year...

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AAMA report provides design guidlines for exterior shading devices
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AAMA report provides design guidlines for exterior shading devices

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released a new technical information report providing design considerations for...

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Employees Prefer Variety When It Comes To Office Space
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Employees Prefer Variety When It Comes To Office Space

Most workers value private spaces where they can get their work done peacefully, according to a new Clutch survey of 503 full-time employees. More...

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VARISPACE Las Colinas Delivers Space As A Service
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VARISPACE Las Colinas Delivers Space As A Service

VARISPACE Las Colinas, a new workspace venture by VARIDESK®, has signed on two tenants, RumbleOn and Akili, to occupy more than 65,000 square of...

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Keep Ticks Away From Your Buildings And Protect Occupants
News 1 month ago
Keep Ticks Away From Your Buildings And Protect Occupants

By Angela M. Tucker, Ph. D., B.C.E. Protection from ticks should be top of mind for not only homeowners, but commercial facility owners as well....

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Duality Of Workplace Design Strategy
News 1 month ago
Duality Of Workplace Design Strategy

Gone are the days of what we know as the "traditional workplace." Today's workers operate within city offices, homes, coffee shops and on-the-go....

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Platform tech delivers white light selection for mainstream adoption
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Platform tech delivers white light selection for mainstream adoption

LUXEON Fusion from Lumileds is a platform technology that delivers white light selection while streamlining fixture manufacturing. It is able to...

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Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields
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Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields

Maintained by the Washington D. C. Housing Authority, Benning Terrace is a multi-family townhouse and apartment community that includes a...

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Designing For Innovation In The Workplace
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Designing For Innovation In The Workplace

Companies have long focused on fostering collaboration among employees, envisioning it as a solution to lagging innovation. To that end, architects...

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Co-workers Are Biggest Distraction In Open Offices
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Co-workers Are Biggest Distraction In Open Offices

More than half of Gen Z (55 percent) and Millennials (56 percent) say they want open offices, despite the associated distractions, according to a...

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Bringing Rooftop Gardens To Ground Level
News 2 months ago
Bringing Rooftop Gardens To Ground Level

Cities across the nation are embracing green spaces as a viable development tool due to their many benefits, but as urban areas begin to attract...

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Flipping Commercial Landscapes: The Newest “Fixer Upper” Trend
News 2 months ago
Flipping Commercial Landscapes: The Newest “Fixer Upper” Trend

In recent years, the trend of home flipping has taken off. From television shows to the real estate market, flipped homes are popping up everywhere...

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How To Factor Remote Working Into Office Design
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How To Factor Remote Working Into Office Design

I count myself among the reported 70% of employees globally who take advantage of remote working. Not only does it improve work-life balance, it...

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Flexible Furniture Revives Office
News 3 months ago
Flexible Furniture Revives Office

Please describe your company, and your role at Victory Renewables. Victory Renewables is focused on commodity merchandising, distribution, and...

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ADA Compliance For Facilities
News 3 months ago
ADA Compliance For Facilities

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may not always be top of mind for property owners and facility management, but it is an...

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USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 For City, Community, Residential Projects
News 3 months ago
USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 For City, Community, Residential Projects

This new version of the LEED green building program raises the bar for sustainable housing and cities. - Read: USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 For City,...

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Aquicore Has Acquired Entic
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Aquicore Has Acquired Entic

Aquicore, a Washington, DC-based commercial real estate software company with an all-in-one operations platform, has announced the acquisition of...

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From Construction To Retrofits, PACE Financing Saves Serious Energy
News 4 months ago
From Construction To Retrofits, PACE Financing Saves Serious Energy

Property assessed clean energy (PACE), a popular, long-term financing tool for energy and water conservation projects, has grown quickly in recent...

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Hudson Yards Opens, EarthCam Premieres Construction Time-Lapse
News 4 months ago
Hudson Yards Opens, EarthCam Premieres Construction Time-Lapse

Hudson Yards in New York City officially opens to the public today, March 15, 2019. To celebrate this milestone, EarthCam premiered its 4K...

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U.S. Steel Tower Achieves LEED Building Operations, Maintenance Certification
News 5 months ago
U.S. Steel Tower Achieves LEED Building Operations, Maintenance Certification

The U. S. Steel Tower, the 64-floor skyscraper in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh, has earned LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M):...

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Free Property Inspections And Maintenance eBook
News 5 months ago
Free Property Inspections And Maintenance eBook

Properly maintaining a building, facility, or structure is one of the most challenging, yet important tasks of a facility manager or property owner...

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VARIDESK Introduces QuickFlex Walls
News 9 months ago
VARIDESK Introduces QuickFlex Walls

VARIDESK has expanded its growing suite of office furniture to include QuickFlex Walls, which can be assembled or disassembled in minutes. The...

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What Does The Warehouse Of The Future Look Like?
News 9 months ago
What Does The Warehouse Of The Future Look Like?

Need an item from a shelf that’s 40 feet above the warehouse floor? Just ask a picking robot in whatever language you want. Multilingual voice...

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Five Major Trends In Retail Facilities Management
News 9 months ago
Five Major Trends In Retail Facilities Management

The growth of mixed-use retail, batteries in energy management, the increased number of restaurants and medical services in retail spaces, and...

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Empire State Building Unveils Observatory Entrance
News 10 months ago
Empire State Building Unveils Observatory Entrance

The Empire State Building (ESB) recently unveiled the first phase of its reimagined Observatory, the new entrance at 20 West 34th Street. Part of...

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Looking For HVAC Zone Control?
News 11 months ago
Looking For HVAC Zone Control?

By Kevin Miskewicz From the August 2018 Issue (Photo: 123rf.com)In recent years, Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) HVAC technology has steadily...

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Schneider Electric Launches Next Generation Of EcoStruxure Building
News 11 months ago
Schneider Electric Launches Next Generation Of EcoStruxure Building

Schneider Electric has launched the next generation of EcoStruxure Building, the open innovation platform for buildings. EcoStruxure Building's...

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McDonald’s Opens New Global HQ In Chicago
News 12 months ago
McDonald’s Opens New Global HQ In Chicago

McDonald’s Corp. recently celebrated the grand opening of its new corporate headquarters in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago. Prior to...

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USF System Earns First LEED Platinum Certification
News 12 months ago
USF System Earns First LEED Platinum Certification

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry and physics labs, has earned LEED Platinum...

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New SRBX HQ Installs Scranton Products
News 1 year ago
New SRBX HQ Installs Scranton Products

More than 100 years ago, local builders formed the Sacramento Regional Builders’ Exchange (SRBX) as an industry center for project information,...

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