As employees eventually return to the office, most will bring with them a heightened sensitivity to their surroundings—specifically to what they touch and their proximity to coworkers.
Organizations are now encouraged to develop a change management process based on a new understanding of the post-COVID needs of their people.
Newly released guidelines offer a standard for approaching the planning and designing of healthcare facilities from a resiliency perspective.
With fire equipment, the biggest culprit for non-compliance issues usually involves obstructions blocking fire extinguishers and hoses from view.
The pandemic is pushing people to reconsider their post-work-life ambitions.
Just as bricks-and-mortar stores embraced experiential retail to entice consumers who might otherwise shop online, organizations are now hoping to woo their remote-savvy workers back to the office.
Three key lessons for making buildings energy- and carbon-efficient and healthy.
Recognizing the dangers of combustible dust accumulations will help to ensure the prevention of explosions.
Ontario’s civic building inventory has fallen the farthest behind on capital repair among seven categories of municipal infrastructure assets scrutinized in a newly released report from the Financial Accountability Office of Ontario.
Open communication from management and staff will be key to normalizing new and fast-evolving cleaning procedures.
Looking ahead, virtual training is expected to figure predominantly into the next normal of professional education.
At last, our buildings are ready to catch up with the conveniences and expectations that future users have come to expect in the 21st century—and COVID has been the much-needed accelerant for this transformation in the building industry.
Universities need to consider what a gentler return to campuses might look for students this time around compared to 2020.
Reducing water consumption must remain an important aim for commercial facility managers.
The idea of creating inclusive community hubs—where people of all ages and abilities can gather together—is gaining significant momentum.
As a Fitwel® Champion and Industry Advisor for the Viral Response Module, BentallGreenOak is helping to ensure evolving health and wellness demands are met in Canadian real estate.
Contributing factors include an increase in the occurrence of chronic diseases, rising global healthcare expenses, and increasing medical tourism.