The emerging structure of the UK Facilities Management Sector

Project details

Full project title: The emerging structure of the UK Facilities Management Sector

Duration: July 2001 - August 2001

Funded by: Faculty of Environment and Technology, UWE

Project summary

Aims

The Facilities Management Sector is a large and growing part of the roperty / construction sector and yet so far is under researched.

This study hopes to answer some basic questions about the industry and find some of the emerging patterns that define its emerging structure.

Objectives

Questions that will be asked include such areas as size and age of firm, market structure , customer base, training and qualification levels within the industry, areas which so far have not been fully researched. The method used will be a large scale postal survey and the use of statistical software (such as PPSS) to analyse and correlate the data.

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