As building systems become more integrated, commercial building owners and tenants become increasingly concerned about sustainability and focus shifts toward life-cycle management of built assets, the facilities management industry in Australia is undergoing an ongoing need to change and evolve.

While many of the core tasks associated with building management remain the same as they always have, the sector is being impacted by a number of developments within the property industry and the built asset environment. On the technology side, advances in automation systems are driving greater levels of building…