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MRI Software Acquires U.K.-Based Facilities Management Platform

MRI Software, a global leader in real estate software based in Solon, OH, acquired FSI, a U.K.-based provider of enterprise-class facilities management (FM) software solutions. The addition of FSI’s cloud-based platform bolsters MRI’s overall solution portfolio and enhances the company’s ability to better serve owners, occupiers and contractors. 

“Facilities management teams play a critical role in making sure offices are running safely and efficiently as people begin returning to workplaces around the globe,” said Dermot Briody, MRI’s SVP and executive managing director of EMEA and occupier solutions. “This latest acquisition significantly enhances our facilities management capabilities with a comprehensive, modern software solution that helps clients ensure their buildings and campuses are clean, properly equipped and well-maintained for their visitors and employees.” 

MRI said the FSI acquisition FSI complements its Integrated Workplace Management System solution and strengthens the company’s position as a proptech provider that powers the entire workplace.  

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Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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