Urban planning is a technical and political process concerned with the development and use of land, planning permission, protection and use of the environment, public welfare, and the design of the urban environment. Regional planning deals with the efficient placement of land-use activities, infrastructure, and settlement growth.
Any construction, transportation, or facility management project will require engineering expertise to assist in developing project scope and operational criteria, value engineering, life cycle cost evaluations, and identifying outside factors and influences, as well as managing and directing the architectural, engineering, or construction staff.
Every day facility managers are faced with having to provide quick answers to complex building problems. In most cases decisions must be made quickly and accurately and devoid of any systematic application or approach.
Strategic Real Estate planning is the art of devising or employing careful, well thought out plans or methods that are of great importance within an integrated whole or planned effect.
The use of standards is a sure approach to reducing construction, maintenance, or building operational budgets. It also gives owners, managers, and design professionals consistent reference points when establishing the goals and objectives of a project.