building maintenance

How to Budget for Building Maintenance in 5 Steps

When creating a budget for building maintenance, there are five, simple steps you should take. First, plan for routine care. Then, examine the life cycle of more costly equipment. Next, talk with management to determine which capital expenses are coming up. Put a contingency fund in place. Finally, be prepared to reevaluate and reassess your […]

owner's representative

What to Look for in an Owner’s Representative

When starting your next project, hiring an owner’s representative might be the last thing on your mind. However, they should be the first person you add to your lineup. Having an Owner’ Rep on your team will help keep your project on track, alleviate your workload and reduce the likelihood of having unforeseen construction costs. […]

BOMA Standards

BOMA Standards

One of the services we offer is providing square footage calculations for buildings using the Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA) standards. Following these ensures all buildings are measured correctly and by the same set of requirements. We provide this service to building owners and tenants, so both parties can make informed decisions based on […]

Mortgage Lenders of America

Mortgage Lenders of America Project Spotlight

We were fortunate to work with Mortgage Lenders of America (MLOA) on the consolidation of their local offices into an existing, 72,900 SF building in Overland Park. Prior to this project, they had multiple locations in Executive Hills. Their operations were not as efficient as they could be, so they made the business decision to purchase […]

Ergonomics at Work - FSI

Ergonomics at Work

Computers have become an integral part of today’s office environment. As the number of users continues to grow, the risk of developing a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) increases as well. To combat this, companies can install ergonomic workstations that reduce the effects of sitting at a desk all day. The key to a proper ergonomic workstation […]

Floor Plan Maintenance - FSI

Floor Plan Maintenance?

Every facility manager (FM) understands the importance of having accurate floor plan records. They are as critical to an FM as a fishing rod is to a fisherman. With an accurate plan in place, an FM can more efficiently approach almost every aspect of the job. These plans are essential for space planning and move […]

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“ Children International has had a long and successful relationship with Facility Systems. FSI  has helped us design, select, manage and implement an attractive, productive and affordable work space for our employees here at our World Headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. …. As a non-profit organization we are very “Value” oriented, and “Fiscal Responsibility” is first and foremost, however, we’ve always been treated to “First Class” service from FSI.  Scott and Katie have been wonderful to work with, listening to our needs and preferences while providing excellent professional advice and guidance that helped us build a workspace that people enjoy working in.”