• Apple Begins Site Work for Cupertino Headquarters


    Apple has initiated site work for the Apple Campus 2 in Cupertino, Calif. The new headquarters will provide 3.42 million sf of office and R&D facilities on a 176-acre campus designed to accommodate 14,000 employees.

  • Editorial: No Square Feet in the C-suite!


    How many facilities management and corporate real estate editorials and articles have been written over the past five years championing the cause that facilities management and corporate real estate need seats in the C-suite Club?

  • Hewlett Packard Breaks Ground on Galway R&D Facility


    Hewlett Packard broke ground on an 89,000-sf R&D facility in Ballybrit in the Republic of Ireland in February of 2014.

  • Federation of Korean Industries Opens Seoul Headquarters


    The Federation of Korean Industries opened its 50-story headquarters in Seoul in early 2014. The facility features an advanced solar electric façade and has received the highest sustainable design rating from the Korean Institute of Construction Technology.

  • Bayer HealthCare Opens U.S. Headquarters


    Bayer HealthCare opened its new headquarters in Hanover Township, N.J., in October of 2013. The two-building, 700,000-sf office project consolidates operations from four separate locations and will accommodate 2,400 employees.

  • Samsung Breaks Ground on Mountain View R&D Campus


    Samsung Research America broke ground in October of 2013 on its new research and development campus in Mountain View, Calif. The 385,000-sf project includes two six-story office buildings and will be constructed to attain a minimum of LEED Gold sustainable design certification.

  • High Market Confidence Increases Capital Construction Costs for Near to Midterm


    Non-residential construction volumes and pricing continued their upward trend in the second quarter, with prices increasing an average of 2 to 4 percent in the first half of 2013.

  • Project Demand and Market Stability Expected to Escalate Capital Construction Costs


    Continued signs of stable economic growth indicate that the recovery is gaining momentum in many parts of the United States and Canada. Construction selling prices for institutional projects grew at a 6 percent annualized rate in 2012, on top of a 3 percent increase in 2011.

  • Future-Proofing Your Workplace


    The average lifespan of a building is 60 years, but the forces that drive the workplace may change as often as every six months.

  • Agile Workplace Design Helps Businesses Achieve Their Goals


    Creating an "agile workplace"—by determining the overall business goals of an organization, making an in-depth appraisal of how employees work, and creating an efficient, cost-effective workspace that satisfies various work requirements—can save money in the long run by providing a satisfying wor