Building Design Review

Purposeful design

Corporations and Government Agencies have seen the value of including facilities experts at the early stages of building design. Today there are several frameworks and standards that outline how Facilities Management can contribute to the process to ensure that the buildings are fit for purpose. Acacia’s consultants have played a leading role in developing solutions for clients at this critical stage.

Our Consultants provide:

  • Input at design concept stage
  • Peer review of designs
  • Witness testing at Commissioning Stage
  • Post Occupancy Evaluations
  • Facilities Management requirements for Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Guide transition from project to sustaining / operations phase
  • Advice on how to implement:
  • Soft Landings Framework
  • BS 8536-1:2015


  • Comprehensive guidance and assessments which will offer feedback and observations for improvements
  • Building design review will offer an impartial evaluation and advisory process 
    In partnership with our consultants, we offer guidance on the transition between the construction of the building to its occupation and operation, ensuring an effortless transition


Contact Us

David O'Brien
Managing Director
T +353 86 618 2607

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Additional Consultancy reading material

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Managing The Standard

FM has grown over the last 30 years from being a back of house function that was often managed across multiple departments to a strategically important function within an organisation.  According to Forbes magazine, the global outsourced FM market will be US$1 trillion by 2025. Now a New International Standard Will Help Facilities Management Professionals to Improve Services and Better Support Their Clients.

Acacia Hosts ISO 41001 International Conference Event

Acacia were delighted to host an international conference event for its fellow members of ISO 41001 Technical Committee (TC 267). 

ISO 41001 FM Standard – Acacia Expertise

This week saw the publication of the new ISO Facilities Management System Standard ISO 41001.
David O’Brien, Acacia’s Managing Director, was part of an international expert group tasked with developing Technical Specification for auditing the standard.

Big Picture Thinking – Acacia at the SCSI Conference

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ISO standard in development for Facilities Management

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Salesforce Best Large Workplace in Ireland

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BIM adoption in the UK

BIM brings together all of the information about every component of a building, in one place. It makes it possible for any speciality to access that information for any purpose

New Code for SME on leasing commercial premises

The SCSI have recently launched a new code “The Business Leasing Code for Landlords and Tenants”

IDA Value Proposition for Ireland

The IDA have refreshed their Value Proposition to emphasise the fundamental factors that attract investment to Ireland

International Property Measurement Standards

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Acacia in the Middle East

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