Your need to stretch limited capital dollars and reduce deferred maintenance presents significant challenges. VFA’s facilities capital planning and management solution provides a consistent approach to evaluating the facility portfolio and leveraging accurate facility condition data for optimal decision-making.

VFA’s approach enables facility management teams to:

  • Make investment decisions based on objective, analytical and transparent information
  • Reduce financial, operational and legal risks
  • Deliver substantial cost savings and efficiency gains
  • Attain quantitative results and actual savings

With VFA services and state-of-the-art SaaS software tools, you can get a jump start in building the business case for your capital improvement and deferred maintenance projects. A VFA business director can walk you through the Return on Investment (ROI) calculation process for your specific situation. Below is an example of the ROI you can expect.

Measurable Results, Proven Payback
VFA.facility® provides the data and analysis tools you need – an investment with a rapid payback, typically within 11 months of purchase with a 3-year ROI of 126% (according to Gantry Group, a leading market research firm).

Value Driver

How VFA Helps

Actual Savings

Avoided New Construction

With solid condition data and benchmarks, organizations use the VFA solution to model the economics of building repair vs. new construction. 50% reduction in new construction experienced by one customer

Reduction in Overall Project Costs

The forecasting and planning capabilities of the VFA solution enable proactive facilities management. When projects are planned in advance, there is sufficient time to send them out to bid for competitive pricing. VFA project planning tools allow cost-effective project bundling that yields further price discounts. 50% reduction in overall project costs

Avoided Costs of Shutdowns

Facility shutdowns are expensive and more detrimental in industries such as manufacturing or retail. The cost of employee lost time can have a bottom-line impact when workers must be paid while not productive due to a facility shutdown. 25% decrease in the number of annual shutdowns

Avoided Costs of Relocation

Due to combined effects of improved portfolio visibility and better planning, many organizations see a reduction in relocations. Often, organizations find that space and entire facilities can be maintained on a schedule that avoids the need for personnel relocation. 30% – 50% fewer unnecessary relocations