February 2019

Acacia Embracing Ecosystem Technologies

2019 will be an exciting year for Acacia as we implement new IoT technologies to select clients, with a view to pushing their work environments to the forefront of leading-edge facilities management.

October 2018

Winter Ready? Prepare while there’s still time!

How quickly time flies and we’re back into Winter Ready mode again. But what does being Winter Ready actually mean that mean?
If in doubt here’s a short checklist:

October 2017

Is Your Workplace Winter Ready?

Yes, it’s that time of year again when winter weather threatens havoc to our well-maintained facilities. With the EPA predicting the impacts of global warming to include more intense storms and rainfall events we need more than ever to be Winter Ready!

May 2017

Acacia Enabling Positive Experiences World FM Day 2017

This year’s World FM Day, 17th May, marks the 9th year of World FM Day, a Global Facilities Management initiative.

April 2017

Acacia – Investing in Education with UCD

We are in our 5th year of sponsoring “The Acacia Prize”, an award for the top student in the People at Work education module as part of UCD’s B. Comm. degree in the School of Business.

February 2017

Acacia & Fingal County Council support North County Dublin Communities

Acacia strengthens relationship with Fingal County Council in the management of a second, recently opened state of the art Community Centre facility in Balbriggan, North County Dublin.

September 2016

ISO standard in development for Facilities Management

Acacia welcome the progress towards the development of international standards for Facilities Management.

May 2016

UCD – The Acacia Prize 2016

We are in our fourth year sponsoring an award, called “The Acacia Prize” for the top student in the People at Work module as part of UCD’s B. Comm. degree in the School of Business.

May 2016

Operational Readiness Strategy

Where an organisation is undertaking a large change to the physical environment an Operational Readiness Strategy and Team should be put in place.

April 2016

Salesforce Best Large Workplace in Ireland

Salesforce was recently ranked No. 1 on the list of the Best Large Workplaces in Ireland

April 2016

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

March 2016

Understanding Passive Fire Protection

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection in Ireland (ASFPI) is recently organised a forum at the Facilities Ireland Exhibition.

January 2016

New Code for SME on leasing commercial premises

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

August 2015

IDA Value Proposition for Ireland

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

June 2015

International Property Measurement Standards

In November 2014 the International Property Measurement Standards were published, providing universal guidelines for the measurement of office buildings.

March 2015

Fire Safety Management

Eyre Massy, Technical Services Director from Acacia Facilities Management recently presented at ASFP Ireland Fire Compartmentation Seminar at the FM Ireland 2015 event.

April 2014

UCD – The Acacia Prize

We are in our second year sponsoring an award, called “The Acacia Prize” for the top student in the People at Work module as part of UCD’s Bachelor’s Degree in the School of Business.

January 2014

Are Open Plan Offices a Good Idea?

Before you take the leap in redesigning your own workspace or copy the successful trend setters’ office layout it’s important to consider the unique requirements of your organisation. Will the changes achieve the desired outcomes?

December 2013

NEBOSH Best Candidate Award

Acacia would like to congratulate Kevin Marley on his success at the NEBOSH Annual Graduation & Awards Ceremony.

November 2013

Acacia Win Best Business Practice Award 2013

Acacia Facilities Management are delighted to celebrate their win at the ‘Fingal Business Excellence & Corporate Responsibility Awards 2013

November 2013

Acacia Short Listed for 3 More Awards

Acacia Facilities Management are short listed in 3 categories of the Fingal Business Excellence & Corporate Responsibility Awards 2013

October 2013

Acacia Win Prestigious Award for the Third Consecutive Year

Acacia Facilities Management are delighted to have once again received a prestigious National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO) Award for excellence in occupational health and safety.

July 2013

The Sunday Business Post – A Special Report on Facilities Management

Facilities Management: Irish firm grows on the back of expert service. Acacia Facilities Management is a home-grown success story.

April 2013

A New Way of Working

Can flexible office space utilisation inspire progress and collaboration in your organisation?

May 2012

Licencing Required For Security Systems Installers by October 2012

David O’Brien, Acacia’s Managing Director, has welcomed the licensing of contractors stating that “it is another step towards ensuring that only fully competent suppliers are operating in the market”

May 2012

Soft Landings Framework

Soft Landings is a framework that can be used for new builds or refurbishment projects. It brings together designers, builders, end users and the Facilities Management professionals who are responsible for operating the building.

November 2011

Acacia receives National Irish Safety Organisation Award 2011

Acacia receives prestigious National Irish Safety Organisation Award 2011

February 2011

Chairman of IPFMA Facilities Sub Committee recommends CPD

David O’Brien recommends IPFMA CPD on New Water Management Guidelines in Ireland

January 2011

Irish Times

Acacia is delighted to announce that we have been successful in winning the tender for the provision of facilities’ services for The Irish Times headquarters building in Dublin. Acacia will provide all facilities and building related services for The Irish Times over the next four years.

November 2010

IPFMA’s conference

Acacia’s Managing Director, David O’Brien, was a speaker at the IPFMA’s conference on Facilities Management that was held in the beautiful surroundings of the Royal College of Physicians in Kildare Street.

October 2010

Integrated Management System

Acacia’s management systems are now combined into an Integrated Management System to encompass our Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety Management. This integrated approach has produced a set of policies, procedures and processes in one complete and cohesive framework.

June 2010

World FM Day

World FM Day is the 24th June this year. World FM Day is a Global FM initiative which seeks to celebrate the importance of the FM profession.

June 2010

Best in class Facilities Solutions

Acacia prides itself on having in place best in class facilities solutions for our clients today.

June 2010

Microsoft Case Study

Microsoft completes case study on Acacia Finance System.

June 2010

David O’Brien has been appointed Chairman

David O’Brien has been appointed Chairman of the newly formed Facilities Management Subcommittee of the Irish Property and Facilities Management Association.