Chapter 12. Accommodation Management

  1. Jane M. Wiggins

Published Online: 9 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch12

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

Facilities Manager's Desk Reference

How to Cite

Wiggins, J. M. (2010) Accommodation Management, in Facilities Manager's Desk Reference, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444320466.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 JUL 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186612

Online ISBN: 9781444320466



  • accommodation management;
  • FMs, changes in accommodation - smoothly, cost effectively with minimal interruption to business;
  • churn, describing amount of moves in a building;
  • FMs improving churn rates - persuading organisations to adopt flexible space and accommodation offerings;
  • swing space, spare space in buildings - facilitating accommodation changes;
  • churn rate, volume of office moves - taking place in organisations;
  • cross-charging costs of moves - to department or function;
  • use of CAD for keeping accurate records - of before and after the move;
  • planning a move


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Accommodation changes

  • Planning a move

  • Churn

  • Swing space