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February 20, 2021

U.S. airlines announce support for international contact tracing program

Airlines for America, the industry trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, announced Feb. 19 that its member passenger carriers have pledged support for the implementation […]
February 13, 2021

Bradley Corp. finds handwashing declining as pandemic wears on

As the pandemic has worn on, Americans seem to be backsliding on their handwashing habits. According to the Healthy Handwashing Survey conducted in January, 57% of […]
February 13, 2021

IFMA Foundation accepting applications for 2021 scholarship program

The IFMA Foundation has opened the application process for its 2021 scholarship program. Supported by the IFMA Foundation, together with International Facility Management Association (IFMA) chapters […]
February 13, 2021

Ohio State introduces free online course on Infection Prevention

As businesses serving the public cope with heightened and ongoing responsibility to help keep patients, customers, employees and students safe from COVID-19 and other pathogens, the […]
February 4, 2021

Pandemic leads to sharp pullback in commercial and multifamily construction starts in 2020

The value of commercial and multifamily construction starts in the top 20 metropolitan areas of the U.S. lost 23% in 2020, falling to $111.1 billion according […]
February 4, 2021

IFMA’s new FM.Training offers on-demand, personalized education

The range of knowledge and skills an FM must possess is vast. IFMA’s brand new modules provide the training you need, on-demand, to meet the challenge. […]
February 4, 2021

Nonprofit Building Transparency offers open-access resource for evaluating and managing embodied carbon emissions

Building Transparency announced in late January its suite of open access data and tools that support broad and swift action across the building industry in addressing embodied […]
February 4, 2021

USGBC names 2021 board members bringing expertise in community development, public health and sustainability

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced in early February newly elected members to its 2021 board of directors. The members bring leadership and expertise in […]
February 4, 2021
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Renewals dominated 2020 leases; Manhattan and Washington, D.C., claimed largest shares of big leases

Renewals claimed a significantly bigger portion of the largest 100 U.S. office leases in 2020 than a year earlier, underscoring that many companies opted to postpone […]