Building and asset management
Using the property that your own company occupies, produce a Property and Asset
Management Policy to present to the senior management team.
1 PROPERTY PORTFOLIO STRATEGY
Describe the principle aspects of a property portfolio strategy and the implications for
you as the facilities manager. Explain which specialists may be needed, and why, in
the management of the property portfolio and the criteria for selection and
appointment. Explain how you would implement the property portfolio strategy.
Explain how you propose to maintain the value of the portfolio to ensure consistency
with the facilities management strategy. (AC 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4)
2 PROPERTY COSTS
Undertake an analysis of the costs, taxes and charges associated with occupying or
owning property in general, with specific references to the property you manage.
Explain how these might be influenced by the facilities management strategy.
Evaluate methods to reduce occupational costs. (AC 2.1, 2.2, 2.3)
3 PROPERTY & ASSET REGISTERS
Evaluate the effectiveness of the register(s) and analyse the tools and
methodologies that could be used to enhance the effectiveness of the register(s).
(AC 3.1, 3.2)
4 BUILDING DESIGN
Evaluate the effect of building design on the operational use of properties and
analyse the way in which building design influences and dictates the way in which
properties are managed. Based on research, suggest ways in which Facilities
Managers can influence building designs to enhance the future use of properties and
improve the facilities management services. (AC 4.1, 4.2, 4.3)
5 PROPERTY RELOCATION
Analyse the planning processes and procedures required for successful property
relocation and how you could analyse and select resources required to support
property relocation. Propose an outline review process which would ensure that
property relocation achieved its objectives. (AC 5.1, 5.2, 5.3)