15 Oct 2021

The year 2020 paved the way to an era of transformational change in the facility management profession. The work of facility managers has evolved from simply managing facilities to creating, implementing, and maintaining organizational and strategic value in facilities; thanks to technology. From solutions that make jobs more fulfilling to innovations that improve personal life to increa...

04 Aug 2021

Olu’s Facilities Management business was booming and his smile keeps getting wider with each visit to the bank. Still, he had a pounding headache at least twice a week just from trying to locate the right information about the different properties that he was managing. Even though his business is booming, the daily processes have become more complicated as documentation is done manually....

08 Jul 2019

Whether you’re a seasoned facilities manager or just an aspiring one, it is common knowledge that you’re in a profession that requires continued education. The new roles that Real Estate plays in the life of a business, nation or individual is placing a huge knowledge demand on professions within the built environment, and Facilities Management cannot be an exception.  Today, or...

17 Apr 2019

How Prop-Tech is changing the Future of Facilities Management in Africa
Globally, technology is taking the center stage of Real Estate. From conception to construction, operations to management, occupiers experience to space allocation, technology is not just influencing choices, it is changing the way Real Estate is managed and placing new demands on Facilities Management – which accounts for up to 80% of the lifecycle of the Real Estate asset. Prop-Tec...

26 Mar 2019

Facilities Management Training | Leading Facilties Management Training in Africa
Are you a Facilities Manager, Real Estate professional, Maintenance Engineer or you’re planning to become one? Join a team of experienced and seasoned facilitators from the leading Facilities Management Training Centre, Alpha Mead Training Centre (AMTC), in Lagos and Abuja this April for an intensive and case-study driven training sessions designed to increase your capacity and ...

05 Mar 2019

Facilities Management Training | Leading Facilties Management Training in Africa
Are you a Facilities Management Professional with desire for growth or an organization with increasing maintenance costs? Do your work roles such as procurement, admin, property management or engineering that interface with Facilities Management? Register or enroll your FM employees for any of training programmes this March. Alpha Mead Training Centre (AMTC) - a Strategic Business Uni...

19 Feb 2019

3 Skills Driving the FM Industry Today and & How to develop them - Alpha Mead Training Center - Alpha Mead Facilities Managemtn
Many Facilities Management (FM) Professionals approach operations from a tactical perspective, yet their individual and organizational success with Real Estate and FM will be determined by strategy rather than operations. For example, reducing increasing cost of energy – which currently accounts for up to 30-40% of Real Estate overhead – will likely be achieved by a changed in energy-con...

13 Apr 2016

This week, I finally watched the movie “The Martian,” starring Matt Damon. Damon plays Mark Watney, an astronaut trained in botany who is left for dead on Mars. Watney must stretch his food rations to keep himself alive in case help arrives. Using all the tools in his mental toolbox, and with no way to communicate with NASA, he engineers methods to keep certain death at bay until the nex...

13 Apr 2016

Bar none, the biggest objection a customer ever raises is price. Often they don’t comprehend the value of your solution, therefore concluding that the number you’ve quoted is completely arbitrary, maybe even greed-based. It’s true that today’s customers exist in a climate of global competition; they know how to “Google it,” etc. But information isn’t always knowledge, so they’re not nece...