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 performed a needs assessment and 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, break-even analysis, and national space reduction simulator.
Worked with CBP to develop the Space Analysis Tool - online survey that determines employee work styles; and the Space Planning Optimization Tool - calculator for project size, cost, and ROI.
Worked with the USGS in Menlo Park, CA on a workplace engagement study. Conducted surveys, interviews, and focus groups to determine work styles; and developed a program of requirements to reduce space.
Fentress helped the federal judiciary save on its annual rent bill by identifying discrepancies in how space was being classified by GSA. We assessed the space classifications of over 200 facilities and provided training on how to validate rent.