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IFMA, RICS Announce World Workplace Europe 2017

Monday, June 20th, 2016

The landmark IFMA-RICS collaboration ​has announced that next year a World Workplace Conference and Expo will be held in Europe. The high-profile World Workplace global events have aimed at advancing and shaping the work of facility management (FM) professionals for the last 30 years. World Workplace Europe, to be held in ​the summer of 2017, […]

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US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention taps IFMA to help reduce Legionella growth and spread in buildings

Monday, June 20th, 2016

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has tapped IFMA to help reduce the incidence of Legionella that led to the building-associated Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks CDC investigated from 2000 through 2014. This request underscores the critical role facility management plays in the built environment, with the health and safety of building occupants being […]

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IFMA Statement: US House Passage of Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Following passage of H.R. 4465, the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 by the U.S. House of Representatives, Tony Keane, president and CEO of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) made the following statement: “As the largest property owner in the world, the U.S. government can save billions by reducing waste across its […]

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