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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Taking the First Step: Modeling as an Approach to Facilities Capital Planning
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]
Look what we’ve been up to! We’ve been busy this year at VFA! Check out some of our recent facilities assessments. You can also get updates on our completed projects by following VFA on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook. Wilfrid Laurier University – Waterloo, Ontario, Canada VFA wraps up assessments for Wilfrid Laurier University, part of a multi-year contract with the Ontario University System that stretches back over ten years & includes over 2600 Assets across 21 Universities. The current work at Laurier covers 89 academic, residential, and support facilities located on their Brantford, [read more]