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templates

Condition Grading Table

Condition reflects the structural integrity of a component and can be used to identify and forecast maintenance and renewal requirements, reduce reactive works and reduce the risk and cost associated with asset failure.

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Condition Assessment Checklist

Knowing the current condition of your assets is essential if you’re going to accurately predict ongoing maintenance and renewal expenditure, reduce reactive works and reduce the risk and cost associated with asset failure.

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Asset Management Policy

An asset management policy is the foundation of an asset management strategy. It is a high-level statement that sets the guiding principles to help your organisation deliver its asset management objectives.

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How to build a business case for investing in an asset management solution

An effective business case gives the project a company-wide profile, which means it is more likely to gain the organisational buy-in you require - something that doesn't happen if you try to keep it on the down-low.

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whitepapers

Community Housing Provider

Social housing in Australia is facing some short and longer term pressures, that are requiring tier one, two and three community housing providers (CHPs) to seriously evaluate how they operate.

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Property Lifecycle Asset Management Planning

This introductory guide to property lifecycle asset management outlines key principles and considerations in the planning process that are buried in the IPWEA guidelines – making it easier to make asset management work.

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webinars

Real Life Challenges in the World of Asset Management

Discover pragmatic, workable solutions for these challenges in our on demand webinar presented by Tom Clarke, Senior Asset Management Consultant, at SPM Assets. It’s free, and full of functional ideas to help you. View it today.

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Template: Asset Management Plan

The AMP acts as the blueprint for your asset planning process. You’ll find that writing an AMP helps with thinking through the logic flow of the overall process. You’ll be able to use your AMP as a guide to direct activities and tasks in a planned and auditable way.

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casestudies

QR CODES: providing a strategic approach to in-field facilities management

Tāmaki Regeneration provides a portfolio of community housing for a multicultural community of 18,000 residents and has a mandate to generate new homes for the community. It is anticipated the number of residents living within the Tāmaki area will increase from 18,000 to 40,000 in the next 20 years.

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Haumaru Housing

Haumaru Housing was established in 2017 as a joint venture between Auckland Council and The Selwyn Foundation. A team of 26 staff is responsible for managing over 1,400 units across 63 residential villages in south, north, and west Auckland. Its vision is to be the leading provider of affordable rental housing for older people in New Zealand.

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Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities

Kāinga Ora - Homes and Communities (Kāinga Ora), formed in 2019 and bought together the people, capabilities, and resources of the KiwiBuild Unit, Housing New Zealand and development subsidiary Hobsonville Land Company (HLC). Kāinga Ora facilitates a cohesive approach to delivering on Government priorities for housing and urban development in New Zealand.

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BGIS Case Studies - BAE and JORN

BGIS has partnered with SPM Assets to provide lifecycle intelligence to its facilities management clients across Australia and New Zealand. Two of these BGIS clients are JORN (Jindalee Operational Radar Network) and BAE Systems.

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Wentworth Community Housing Limited

Wentworth Community Housing Limited is a community based, not-for-profit organisation that provides affordable rental housing and other assistance to eligible people on low to moderate incomes. Wentworth manages almost 2,200 properties across New South Wales, Australia, and the portfolio covers a range of property types, ages, and condition grades.

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Local Council - Planning beyond condition

One of SPM Assets’ customers is a large local government organisation in New South Wales, Australia. This Council is responsible for more than $3.0 billion of community assets, with a large property portfolio including buildings and structures such as; public swimming pools, childcare centres, community centres, libraries, public toilets, shade structures, and park amenities.

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Hume Community Housing

Hume Community Housing (HCH) is a community housing provider in Sydney, NSW that manages a growing property portfolio of over 1,300 properties across the Inner-West and Western suburbs of Sydney. HCH is a Tier 1 Registered Provider under the National Regulatory System, with a mission to create vibrant, sustainable and cohesive communities through the delivery of outstanding homes and equitable services.

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Hospital assessments using timeboxed surveys and virtual data

A large Australasian healthcare provider needed to review, rationalise and extend its component level asset register across building fabric, essential services, and biomedical equipment. Two hospitals in Perth were used as a pilot, but to assess over $1 billion of assets across the two sites could have taken months. Instead, SPM Assets applied a ‘timeboxed’ approach to the infield assessments; leveraged higher quality existing data; and utilised ‘virtual data’ for rooms having a common layout.

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The University of Southern Queensland

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a medium-sized regional university with a building portfolio in excess of 160,000 sqm across three campuses and three ancillary sites (valued at approximately $520 million) and over 120 hectares of land. 

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A Planned Approach to Support Funding

Cumberland City Council is a local government organisation in New South Wales. Phillip Sorbello, Council’s Facilities Manager, recognised the opportunity to move to a planned approach for maintaining their buildings. 

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Asset Management Planning with Continuous Improvement

Otago Polytechnic delivers tertiary level courses and programmes for 5,000 full-time students at foundation, undergraduate, degree, and postgraduate levels. It has two primary campuses located near Dunedin CBD, and satellite campuses in Auckland and Cromwell. As well as facing challenges with compliance reporting, Otago Polytechnic required systems to manage existing buildings and infrastructure. Its ageing building portfolio no longer meets the standards for modern tertiary education and learning. 

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Moving from spreadsheets to software ‘overnight’

Hastings District Council is located in New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay region, and services a community of about 73,000 people. In preparing for its 2018 Long Term Plan (LTP) planning process, the Council’s experienced property asset management team wanted to improve its overall approach to property asset data collection, expenditure analysis, planning, and decision-making.

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Housing Choices Australia

Housing Choices Australia (HCA) is a national, not-for-profit housing provider that currently manage over 3,200 housing properties in both Victoria and Tasmania. HCA is currently aiming to become a Tier 1 Registered Provider under the National Regulatory System by 2017, with a mission “to be a leading provider of affordable homes across Australia, working with partners to create resilient and inclusive neighbourhoods”.

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Value of BIM Beyond Construction

The Mangere Refugee Resettlement Centre (MRRC) in South Auckland is the gateway for 750 refugees and asylum seekers entering New Zealand each year. The original 1940s weatherboard facility no longer met the needs of Immigration NZ and international refugee organisations. The New Zealand Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE), on behalf of Immigration NZ, issued a tender that sought proposals for the design and construction of a new purpose-built facility.

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Wellington City Council - Ahead of the Times

SPM Assets is helping New Zealand’s Wellington City Council stay ahead of the times with a five-year project to build BIM models (Building Information Management) for all 2,200 social houses and units. Haydn Read (Manager Strategic Asset Planning at WCC) believes BIM will be a key contributor to their ‘digital city’ initiative over time. It will allow for evidenced-based decision-making and better portfolio management for future generations. Social housing forms part of WCC’s $0.75 billion property asset portfolio.

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Bank of New Zealand

Founded in 1861, BNZ employs more than 5000 people and provides banking services to business, agriculture, personal and private clients throughout New Zealand. The BNZ property portfolio incorporates 195 Stores and Partner Centres and three corporate buildings, with a combined floor area in excess of 130,000m squared. While the majority of BNZ property is leased approximately one third of the bank’s annual procurement expenditure across a diverse range of products and services is Property related.

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centralAlliance

centralAlliance is a collaborative agreement between Whanganui and MidCentral District Health Boards. The objective is to develop clinically-led collaborative health services and more effective and efficient shared support services, and ultimately to achieve improved health outcomes for their communities. After an extensive evaluation process Spotless Facility Services was awarded a contract to deliver 21 non-clinical services and one clinical service across both DHBs.

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Something New for Something Old

Using SPM Assets software, the Trust plans to develop an accurate register of buildings and historical site features and a long term maintenance plan. The unique nature of these assets has meant an increased emphasis on capturing their specific characteristics and requirements as well as the core information necessary for effective asset management.

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Software of Choice for Auckland Council Property

At the forefront of web application development and pioneering latest technology, SPM Assets is recognised internationally for its innovation and leadership and ability to deliver cost effective solutions for the lifecycle management of property assets. Auckland Council selected SPM Assets software to manage its diverse and complex scale of property assets. It also tasked SPM Assets with the alignment, integration and migration of some of the largest and most complex databases in New Zealand.

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videos

Asset Intelligence Service

Your data plus our data builds your asset intelligence beyond what you thought was possible.

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videos

SPM Assets overview

Discover a powerful framework built with world-leading asset intelligence.

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templates

Asset Management Solution Business Case Template

Asset Management Information Systems (AMIS) are still seen, by those who control the purse strings, as a 'nice-to-have' - because the benefits are seen to be long-term -not as something that is essential for asset planning in today's increasingly digital world.

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webinars

Improve your asset planning and maintenance management with smart sustainable building technology

Join this webinar to see for the first time how SPM Assets is now also offering Planon solutions to help our customers and the industry future-proof building management. 

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Project Planning Sheet

All organisations should do proper planning when starting a new asset management project. A project's success can be achieved with a good expenditure forecast, allocation of primary drivers, identification of potential issues, and detailed tracking of goals and outcomes.

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whitepapers

Property Lifecycle Asset Management Planning

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whitepapers

How to build a world-class workplace strategy

This white paper explores the opportunities for companies adapting to hybrid working. It outlines a five-level Engaging Workplace Model that helps you—step-by-step—towards a sustainable and smart office workplace.

Note - this is a Planon resource and you will be redirected to the Planon website.

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