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United States : Trimble Acquires Manhattan Software to Expand Role in Facilities and Real Estate Management

August 20, 2014



Trimble announced today that it has acquired privately-held Manhattan Software, a leader in real estate and facility management software, headquartered in London. The acquisition extends its Trimble Buildings' portfolio of design-build-operate (DBO) solutions by providing building owners, facilities and real estate managers with integrated, end-to-end property, asset and facilities management systems. Financial terms were not disclosed.

The combination of Manhattan's software with Trimble's broad technology portfolio in positioning, Building Information Modeling (BIM), analytics and visualization accelerates Trimble's ability to deliver total lifecycle solutions that will allow owners and facilities managers to access data captured during the building planning, design, construction and renovation phases, thereby providing deeper insight, better operating decisions and better asset performance.

Manhattan Software provides on premise and software as a service (SaaS) solutions which include: Manhattan Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) provides an enterprise solution for planning and managing any organization?s real estate portfolio of buildings and assets. The deep functionality of the Manhattan IWMS is designed for the entire facility lifecycle to maximize resource utilization while reducing the total cost of occupancy (TCO).

Manhattan CenterStone Computer-Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) allows facility managers to effectively and efficiently plan and manage their space, facilities, assets, leases, work orders and operations.

Manhattan Analytics enables clients to derive insight from IWMS and CAFM data to make more effective decisions to optimize their real estate portfolios. By blending data with scientific methodology, Manhattan Analytics provides a comprehensive view of space utilization, capacity, square footage, lease expirations and total cost of operations across client's real estate and facilities portfolios, and enables all opt-in clients to benchmark against a database of peer organizations in real time on an aggregated level.

Manhattan Space Scheduling provides a scalable end-to-end solution for booking and managing meeting space and flexible desk space, through to meeting and greeting visitors, coordinating catering deliveries, and arranging complex video conferences.

Manhattan Capital Asset Planning enables clients to measure past, present and future performance, and makes evidence-based decisions to optimize the use and management of assets in line with long-term corporate objective.


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