by Brianna Crandall — December 26, 2018 — ARCHIBUS, provider of an integrated workplace management system (IWMS) platform, and Serraview, a cloud-based provider of space optimization and workforce enablement software, recently announced that they have merged to create a leading provider of solutions for managing the modern built environment. JMI Equity made a strategic growth investment as part of the transaction.
ARCHIBUS applies comprehensive technology solutions and services to manage the built environment. ARCHIBUS’s worldwide Federated Ecosystem enables organizations across the globe to consolidate systems onto a single integrated platform for all the data, planning and operations of real estate, infrastructure and facilities.
Serraview provides space optimization solutions created to enable forward-thinking organizations around the world to deliver today’s modern workplace. Serraview’s solutions are designed to increase real estate portfolio utilization, streamline operations, and enable smarter, more productive work environments. Serraview is a platform at the intersection of people, place and technology — driving a future that is said to be good for business and great for people.
This powerful business combination unites ARCHIBUS’s comprehensive suite of real estate, infrastructure, and facilities management (FM) solutions with Serraview’s cloud-first, employee-centric space management software to help organizations optimize the “Workplace of the Future.”
The combined company will be led by Wain Kellum, a seasoned technology executive. According to new CEO Kellum:
ARCHIBUS and Serraview share a commitment to providing customers with the software solutions they need to optimize their workplace resources and physical assets to provide an environment that will attract and motivate today’s dynamic workforce. With the modern, people-centric focus of Serraview’s solution and ARCHIBUS’ market-leading products, the combined platform is best positioned to address modern workplace trends across many industries.
The combined company will offer thousands of customers around the world an integrated, Internet of Things (IoT)-powered, user-friendly platform to effectively manage their real estate facilities, infrastructure and workplace assets. The company’s technology enables a seamless experience for workplace executives, facilities managers (FMs), and employees of global, forward-thinking organizations. With the strategic partnership of JMI Equity, the company will accelerate investments in product development and customer success initiatives.
Stephen Macnee, cofounder of Serraview, stated:
Serraview was founded on the principle of providing companies with an intuitive way of managing all of their real estate in a way that creates efficient and effective people-centric workplaces. Now, together with ARCHIBUS, we can reach a larger audience and accomplish our mission of giving employers and employees the solutions they need to best utilize their space.
Brian Hersman, general partner of JMI Equity, added:
The combination of ARCHIBUS and Serraview creates a clear market leader equipped to meet the increasing demand for modern, connected and flexible workspaces.
For more FM-specific information on ARCHIBUS’s product offerings, see the company’s FMLink ad.