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RICS partners for new report on FM in Europe

Researched by the multi-national built environment group Drees & Sommer, the report looks at major service providers operating across borders.

Interserve in Madrid win

Interserve has been awarded a £3.6m contract to deliver cleaning services and pest control at the campus of Autonoma University of Madrid.

ISS in five-year international win

An unnamed international manufacturing company will benefit from integrated facilities services across sites in the United States, Canada and Latin America.

Bidvest reports on "unprecedented" year

The South African conglomerate has struggled with the impact of Covid-19 but that didn't dent its growing interest in the UK facilities services sector.

BGIS scoops Shell US deal

The integrated services provider has been Shell's maintenance partner in Canada since 2001.

Savills buys German FM business

The real estate advisory group has announced the proposed acquisition of a pair of property and facilities management firms.

Lessons from the US: influencing government

The High Performance Buildings Coalition, based in Washington, represents about 200 organisations involved in building efficiency, innovation and sustainability. Its key focus is the US Congress.

Serco in Hong Kong win

Serco has been awarded a three-year contract to provide support services to Kowloon East Cluster for the Hong Kong Hospital Authority.

Serco secures extension at Perth hospital

Serco has signed a six-year contract extension with the government of Western Australia to continue delivering support services at Fiona Stanley Hospital.

CBRE expands in Spain

CBRE has extended its FM presence in the country with the acquisition of a Barcelona-headquartered project and facilities management company.

Interserve in Madrid university win

Interserve has been awarded an £11m facilities management contract by Complutense University of Madrid.

BAM closes on prison contract

The construction to services group has reached financial close on a €194m contract for the design, build, finance and maintenance of a new prison in Belgium.

Ferrovial starts services division sales

The Spanish construction and infrastructure group has reached an agreement to sell Broadspectrum, its Australian services subsidiary.

Polyteck secures Pizza Express contract

Restaurant owner Jordana Group has appointed Polyteck to provide maintenance and FM services for sites in the United Arab Emirates.

Enova in multi-site Saudi Arabia win

The Veolia-backed energy and FM provider has secured a three-year deal covering 10 major shopping malls spread across the country.

Serco lands Dubai Airports deal

Serco Middle East has secured a new contract to deliver hospitality services at both Dubai International and Dubai World Central airports.

2019: a good year for outsourcing

The value of outsourcing contracts of all types rose 10% in the EMEA region in 2019 as businesses sought to counter economic uncertainty by reducing costs and investing in new solutions.

CBRE buys Italian FM company

The CBRE Group has confirmed its acquisition of Coveri, a leading facilities management and technical engineering services company based in Milan.

WeWork outsources FM to JLL

As the troubled workspace provider moves to cut costs and enhance efficiency it has appointed JLL to take charge of the delivery of facilities services in the US and Canada.

ISS expands major Brisbane security contract

ISS Australia has extended its security contract with Brisbane Airport Corporation for a further three years, continuing a 20-year partnership. 

CBRE scoops global Novartis job

CBRE has been appointed as exclusive provider of real estate and facilities services for the pharmaceuticals group.

Macro to manage Superdry FM

The fashion retailer has awarded a multi-country managing agent contract to Macro.

Apleona to be sold: reports

Sources have told Reuters that Swedish investment group EQT will be looking at selling its facilities management business early next year.

Atalian Servest sells landscaping business

The French facilities services provider has signed a deal to sell its landscaping division to investors.


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