Accruent and VFA to Host Webinar on Demonstrating the Value of Facilities Investments

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University of Texas at Austin to Discuss How it Identifies High-Priority Capital Investments

Accruent, the leader in real estate and facilities management solutions, and VFA, Inc., an Accruent company and the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced it will host a complimentary webinar titled “From Planning to Execution: Demonstrating the Value of Facilities Investments at the University of Texas at Austin” on Wednesday, January 28 at 11 a.m. CT.

Steve Kraal, senior associate vice president of facilities, and Ana Thiemer, assistant director of planning, both at the University of Texas at Austin, along with David Isaacson, director of product marketing, VFA, will discuss how the university implemented a set of solutions to help identify high-priority capital investments along with proactively addressing day-to-day maintenance needs.

Attendees will learn how the university used Accruent and VFA solutions to:

  • Manage its maintenance backlog
  • Improve the condition of its facilities
  • Secure an increase in annual funding based on defensible data
  • Improve communications across all constituents about the state of its facilities
  • Maintain its campus facilities and use that data to help inform long-term capital needs
  • Employ repeatable processes for prioritizing capital projects and allocating capital funds

Those interested in attending the webinar can register here:

About Accruent
Accruent helps real estate and facilities leaders deliver long-term, world-class operational and financial performance through industry-specific suites that deliver greater customer value. Accruent’s solutions are at work in more than 4,000 leading organizations worldwide, including 40% of the Top 100 Retailers, 20% of the Fortune 500, 100 leading universities, all of the Top 4 U.S. wireless carriers, 40% of U.S. hospitals, and leading service providers managing more than 4 billion square feet of property. Founded in 1995, Accruent is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in Santa Monica, California; Evanston, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Boston, Massachusetts; Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and Hong Kong. For more information, visit

About VFA, an Accruent company
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

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