VFA: Where Facilities Insight & Business Strategy Meet
Over the past 15 years, VFA has shown more than 800 organizations around the world how to ensure that their facilities optimally support their strategic business objectives. Our clients have been recognized for delivering programs that impact the bottom line by aligning facilities capital plans with organizational objectives to:
Improve service quality and customer satisfaction
Satisfy compliance requirements
VFA provides objective facilities assessments tailored to your needs – delivered by our staff or yours; secure cloud-based software with analytic tools that drive actionable capital plans; and professional expertise to help you plan and manage your facilities for strategic value.
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User Forum 2015
Sept 29 - Oct 1, 2015
Flying Solo: How a Facilities Team of One Is Building the Case for Strategic Capital Investment Read our latest case study featuring Brewster Academy. The Client Brewster Academy, a small independent high school on Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire, is dedicated to “optimizing the learning, living, and athletic experience of students while helping them grow strong in mind, body, and spirit.” The school’s 500,000 square feet of facilities plays a key role in achieving part of that mission. With 20 dormitories, classrooms equipped to deliver a curriculum that is fully integrated with the [read more]
VFA Canada recently finalized a renewal contract with British Columbia’s Ministry of Education and Ministry of Advanced Education in the amount of $10.6 million. It is VFA’s custom to have a ‘bell ringing’ celebration when a contract is signed and closed - but this time, we did it a bit differently. The Ministry of Education team joined the Burnaby office in a ‘lunch and cake’ celebration, and witnessed what the win means to VFA employees. From the looks and smiles on their faces, they certainly enjoyed participating in the celebration. Pictures [read more]
Assessing a Variety of Classrooms University of Texas at Austin Data Drives Facility Condition Improvements at UT Austin: VFA’s original work at UT Austin gave University planners the data needed to prioritize and fund key facility improvements. Subsequent re-assessments of those same facilities have quantified the impact of improvement efforts, showing, in an objective, measurable manner, that critical needs are being met. Now that’s how you spell credibility. Check out the Belo Center for New Media – these were some fun classrooms to assess! We'll be posting more assessments roundups periodically so follow [read more]