Energy and Environment – IBM is acquiring TRIRIGA

IBM is acquiring TRIRIGA, a Las Vegas, Nevada-based provider of facility and real estate management software solutions. The move aims to accelerate IBM’s smarter buildings initiatives by adding advanced intelligence that improves real estate performance, capital project management and the outcomes of sustainability initiatives. Financial terms were not disclosed.

TRIRIGA software helps clients make strategic decisions regarding space usage, evaluate alternative real estate initiatives, generate higher returns from capital projects, and assess environmental impact investments.

More than 200 clients and thousands of users, including over one-third of Fortune 100 corporations across every major industry, as well as seven of the 15 federal executive departments of the U.S. government, use TRIRIGA software to reduce operational costs, increase return on real estate assets and mitigate environmental regulatory risks.

“The combination of TRIRIGA and IBM smarter building solutions will deliver the industry’s most comprehensive capabilities that span the needs of all industries for managing facilities and real estate portfolios,” said Florence Hudson, energy and environment executive, IBM.  “Having one view of building operations worldwide will be a powerful tool to help organizations control and optimize their second-largest corporate expense — property.”

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