operates a global network and employs around 4,000 people in over 60 countries, selling over 30,000 items.
LBG has supported OBO
and its predecessor organization, Foreign Buildings Operations, since the early 1990s.
Khalid Al Zubair, managing director of Zubair Corporation, said that the success of OBO
was visible in the first three years of its operations itself.
To address these posts, OBO
has worked to improve the management of existing maintenance funding so limited resources are used to correct the most critical deficiencies.
intends to complement government initiatives to promote sustainability by offering our expertise to developers in designing and constructing facilities that truly adhere to internationally accepted green building standards," he added.
pointed out that while it will primarily focus on providing facilities management services to buildings - in various stages of construction -- that are committed to adopting new green building regulations, it is also expecting a heightened demand for its consultancy services from owners of existing buildings who wish to reap the benefits of a sustainable facility.
In addition to working with Oman's youth and corporate sector employees, OBO
has run and hosted courses for schools from Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain.
In addition, measures should be made to replace OBO
with NOBO as the default standard, and to allow current OBOs
the opportunity to become NOBOs.
Recent industry reports have indicated a decline of up to 30 per cent in construction costs per square foot, a prevailing trend that has helped keep construction activities on track, according to Sungwon OBO
, a member of Makateb Holding, the first office building operator company.
Construction costs for 14 of the 18 completed projects were significantly lower than budget estimates OBO
provided to Congress.
provides much-needed insight into creating efficient facilities that are structurally sound and appropriately secure.
That total grew in fiscal year 2012, as OBO
dedicated 10 new embassy and consulate projects in Kyiv, Ukraine; Tijuana, Mexico; Podgorica, Montenegro; Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Djibouti, Djibouti; Mumbai, India; Monrovia, Liberia; Bucharest, Romania; and Surabaya, Indonesia.