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Predictive Models for Asset Lives


A blog by Chris Jenkins, Technical Director SPM Assets: Some years ago I visited the City of Bath in England. An old city built over the remnants of an older Roman city. A fascinating history to explore. Following the underground tourist path, you come to a display board describing how the Romans built their drains, and beside the board is one of those drains. A bricked pipe about 600mm diameter. Still operating as designed 1500 years ago. Yes, there were signs of wear with all the angular aspects of bricks and mortar smoothed by centuries years of operation. There is no doubt that pipe has many more centuries of operation before it reaches the end of its life. So what can we learn about asset lives?



Benchmarking Local Council Property Components


Further on from what our Housing customers have found to be useful reporting, we are now also able to provide these reports for our Local Council customers. These reports allow customers to evaluate their own components against a standard reference point. Previously customers have found it useful to be able to compare their data to typical standards. See how your data compares:



Benchmarking Property Components


Following on from the customer feedback we received from the Melbourne Asset Management Forum held in September, we have started a benchmarking process for the most common property components. This process will assist customers in identifying where their individual portfolios fit within a standard range for these components.



Universities still need buildings


Tony has recently joined SPM Assets to strengthen our corporate real estate and facilities management capabilities. Tony’s more recent history was been in the Higher Education sector across Australasia and has a wealth of knowledge to share – this posting provides insights that could be applicable to many sectors. The interaction between assets, people and technology – many things change that drives us to adapt, while other ‘human’ things will remain the same for centuries. Let us know what you think?



National Housing Conference


As the largest cross-sectoral housing meeting in Australasia, the biennial National Housing Conference is a must attend event for housing industry specialists. Over three days the conference will offer a vital opportunity to share, debate, celebrate and promote ideas in affordable housing research, policy and practice. Join over 700 housing industry professionals and key decision-makers to ensure you are part of the national conversation. We look forward to exhibiting at this conference - make sure you stop by the SPM Assets' stand!




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