25 Oct Three good reasons why febc is a growing industry influencer
Industry know-how, flexibility, and transparency– febc is pushing the frontiers to influence and improve the way in which FF&E, OS&E and Fit Out & Joinery Works services are provided. The proof is in the pudding – febc continues to be an instant hit with its clients, adding value to any hotel or residential project irrespective of their size or location. “We have absolutely no hesitation in recommending febc, their performance has been more than exemplary despite the many difficulties they had to overcome. They not only [saved us money] by beating the budget by 30%, their performance under the time constraint was beyond reproach”, said the Vice Chairman at Al-Othman Holdings about febc’s FF&E and OS&E hotel procurement work at the new Kempinski Hotel in Al-Khobar. Al-Zorah Development company after the successful launch of their breathtakingly distinctive Oberoi Beach Resort in Ajman said, “We felt they were the best consultant on site and would not hesitate to use febc on any of our future projects”. So, what’s the key? As the old adage goes ‘experience is the best teacher’. febc has become a leading influencer, and it did so by successfully completing more than 50 projects in over 25 different countries worldwide. Its projects span from 5-star resorts to boutique hotels and residential towers. With over 30 years of experience in hospitality, its multilingual team of employees are professionals in the fields of interior design, engineering, manufacturing, construction, project management, and financial services. This broad mix of inhouse knowledge deepens the services delivered to the client.
Whatever the size, type, or location of project, febc has the flexibility to deliver. Unlike other procurement companies, it is positioned all over the world. Consultants are based in febc offices in eight countries globally, ensuring that clients have local partners and work with local thought leaders. Furthermore, febc will go where other procurement consultants won’t go. To truly and fully meet the needs of its clients, febc does not limit itself to FF&E and OS&E, taking on additional responsibilities such as artwork procurement and signage when needed. Adhering to international standards around transparency, febc is an open book. It developed its own software called febcProcure – an online platform that provides it’s clients with progress reports from take-off to handover. The febc team uses this software to manage projects with the added advantage of a database that compiles over 1,500 prequalified suppliers. Sitting with management, it becomes clear that they have a vision that goes well beyond that of a purchasing agent. Their confidence, purpose and direction are both refreshing and inspiring. Its team is adept at problem solving and finding creative solutions for hotel owners and developers.
In an ever-changing world where core values frequently fall by the wayside, every generation of febc staff embraces, enhances and implements their values of commitment, creativity, and transparency. They continue to be everything this company stands for.