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MITIE wins integrated FM contract in Norway
MITIE, has recently been awarded a seven-year integrated facilities management contract with the Norwegian Maritime Competence Centre in Alesund, Norway.
The Group will provide integrated facilities management, with services to include cleaning, security, catering, guarding and systems, technical services, reception, helpdesk, grounds maintenance and energy management.
In addition MITIE will also lease space within the building to operate a commercial catering service for the buildings tenants, which will include a restaurant, coffee bar, hospitality for the training centre and catering for special events.
The NMK is a world-leading marine training centre and will be occupied by blue chip tenants including Rolls-Royce. The facility comprises six floors with over 249,615 square feet of surface area and is designed to accommodate 700 - 900 people, including delegates from all over the world who are there to attend training courses.
NMK awarded MITIE the £ multi-million contract because of its innovative approach and willingness to work in partnership with the property developer, NMK Eiendom AS, to deliver world-class service.
Kaj B Westre, CEO at Norwegian Maritime Competence Centre, says: "At NMK we're very pleased that this contract is finalised. This is a large and complex building and our tenants expect top quality from us, so it was important to have an experienced and professional facilities management organisation as a part of our team.
"At NMK we have concluded that we and our tenants alike will be guaranteed service of the highest quality. In addition, we are pleased that we are helping to introduce MITIE into the Norwegian market as a provider of FM services. For this reputable company, this contract in �lesund is its first with a Nordic company."
Ruby McGregor-Smith, Chief Executive of MITIE, says: "We are delighted to be working with NMK to provide an integrated facilities and energy management solution. This is a very important win for us as it demonstrates our ability to grow organically from our initial footprint following the successful mobilisation of Rolls-Royce in continental Europe."
16th June 2011