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Tag: <span>Real Property</span> – Information about real property operations, architecture and engineering, construction

An opportunity to reshape our organization

– The Assistant Deputy Minister (Infrastructure and Environment) [ADM(IE)] achieves Full Operational Capacity (FOC) on April 1, having officially reduced the number of real property managers from nine to one. ADM(IE) sees the centralized management of more than $26 billion in real property assets as a great opportunity for the organization that has changed a lot …

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Achieving operational success through new ADM(IE) model

– Remaining focused on the ultimate goal of enabling operational success is not just a catch phrase. It’s raison d’être according to Colonel Kevin Horgan, commander of Assistant Deputy Minister (Infrastructure and Environment) Real Property Operations. Col Horgan recently shared his thoughts on the ADM(IE) transfer to a single real property portfolio manager. Q: What is …

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A fresh approach to managing contaminated land

– The management of DND’s contaminated lands is a responsibility that was shared among seven different organizations, and now this function lies exclusively with ADM(IE). After achieving Full Operational Capability on April 1, ADM(IE) is now the sole manager of DND’s entire real property portfolio. They will manage contaminated sites, groundwater monitoring programs, the construction of …

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CFB Halifax’s TEME building: on time and under budget

– The Transport Electrical Mechanical Engineering (TEME) building at CFB Halifax was completed both on time and under budget, setting the stage for additional base construction initiatives. The successful construction of a new $71-million TEME building proved that a challenging military construction project can be completed both on time and under budget. The Halifax TEME building …

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Strategic asset management for the future Defence establishment

– As ADM(IE transforms, the goal of Director General Portfolio Requirements (DGPR) is to boost return on investment, and  ensure that DND is  spending its  budget wisely.In the past, the management of DND’s real property assets rested with nine separate custodians, each with different ways of doing business. Afterachieving FOC on April 1, ADM(IE) is now …

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IEBM: A new business solution for real property management

– ADM(IE) has developed the Infrastructure and Environment Business Modernization (IEBM) project to help manage the centralized management of DND’s real property. The purpose of IEBM is to develop a robust information-management system that will replace or consolidate obsolete applications and provide a common approach and common business processes for tracking the maintenance, life, safety, and …

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ADM(IE) procurement strategy gets an update

– Under ADM(IE)’s centralized real property model, the Directorate of Infrastructure and Environment Procurement Strategies (DIEPS) plays the key role,  of optimizing facilities management.  DIEPS is supporting the ADM by developing a Real Property Procurement Strategy— a new, overarching approach to managing procurement. Under this ambitious plan, DIEPS will provide advice, guidance, tools, and training to …

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Montreal Garrison committed to energy efficiency

– The Montreal Garrison recently became a finalist in the 26th edition of the Association québécoise pour la maîtrise de l’énergie’s prestigious Énergia competition, which recognizes excellence in energy efficiency. The efforts the Montreal Garrison invested in the energy efficiency program paid off, as they were one of the top 29 organizations (out of 40 entries), …

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