VFA Awarded Contract to Support Facilities Capital Planning for British Columbia’s Public Educational Facilities

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Ministry of Education and Ministry of Advanced Education Renew with VFA

VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced that British Columbia’s Ministry of Education and Ministry of Advanced Education have again selected VFA to help strategically manage their facility portfolios.

The Ministry of Education, Ministry of Advanced Education, all colleges, universities, institutes, and 60 school districts in British Columbia have been clients of VFA for the past five years. Both Ministries recently completed a six-month, 180-degree evaluation of VFA’s software and services, as well as the delivery, resources, and all project components ranging from planning to reporting. The result was approval to continue with another five-year contract valued at more than $10 million. Under the terms of the agreement, VFA will conduct assessments to evaluate the condition of more than 1,800 educational facilities encompassing approximately 10 million square meters. Both sectors will continue to use VFA.facility®, North America’s leading facilities capital planning software. They will also use the facility self-assessment software VFA.auditor®, a patented, cloud-based solution that provides users with mobile surveys to rapidly collect and update facility condition data to ensure that plans and reports reflect the current status of the portfolio.

“We look forward to continuing our relationship with British Columbia’s educational ministries in support of planning and managing their facilities for strategic value,” said Susan Anson, president, VFA Canada. “The validation of our solution for an ongoing facilities capital planning program is much appreciated, and we are pleased to have the opportunity to support the K-12 and post-secondary educational missions in the province.”

To connect with VFA, please follow us on Twitter at @VFAINC, or visit our blog, Foundations, which provides information to readers that serves as a foundation for intelligent facilities capital planning and management.

About VFA
Headquartered in Boston, VFA is the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and management. Over the past 15 years, VFA has shown more than 800 organizations around the world how to ensure that their facilities optimally support their strategic business objectives. Partnering with VFA, our clients have been recognized for delivering programs that impact the bottom line by aligning facilities capital plans with organizational objectives to reduce risk, lower costs, improve service quality and client satisfaction, and satisfy compliance requirements. VFA’s flagship software product, VFA.facility®, is used to manage more than 4 billion square feet of real estate. For more information, please call 800-693-3132 or visit http://www.vfa.com.


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