The Asset Management Planning process was created as a way for the Federal Judiciary to more effectively and objectively assess space needs across its national portfolio of courthouses.
Fentress supported the Workplace Solutions Program for U.S. Customs and Border Protection. We helped to develop business processes and tools designed to reduce space and related costs.
Fentress worked with the Office of Inspector General, US Department of Health and Human Services to evaluate its real property capabilities and to develop more effective business processes.
Fentress assisted with a design-build effort for a new courthouse in Cape Girardeau County, MO. We developed a program of requirements and block
Fentress Incorporated assessed the historic courthouse using performance metrics. Fentress performed a program of requirements to support the strategy of keeping the existing historic courthouse while examining several options for expansion.
Developed a program of requirements for the Montgomery County Circuit Courthouse Annex Also, performed a courtroom utilization study to determine the size and use of courtrooms in the annex.
Fentress worked with the AOUSC to develop a Space Utilization Model (SUM) for federal court office space. The model contains a space calculator, cost calculator, and break-even analysis. SUM can be used to run building-level and national space reduction scenarios.
We developed two tools for CBP's Workplace Solutions Program: Space Analysis Tool (SAT) - an online survey that determines employee work styles; and the Space Planning Optimization Tool (SPOT) - a calculator that determines the size and cost of space projects, including ROI.
Fentress worked with the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park, CA to implement a workplace engagement study. We conducted surveys, interviews, and focus groups to learn about USGS work styles and patterns. The data gathered were used to develop a program of requirements to reduce space and to plan a more effective space layout for the agency.