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Outback Software, a five year-old technology company located in Sydney, Australia has outgrown its current space and decided to engage a developer to build and lease back a 23,225 square metre office building to suit Outback’s space needs into the near future. Outback will be the single tenant. It will be located in a corporate office park on the outskirts of Sydney. The architect has been hired and the design of the building has already proceeded to the design and development stage. Just recently, Justin Blake was hired to be Outback’s first facility manager. In the first week of his new job, Justin reviews the plans and notices that sustainability has not been addressed in the design.

Justin’s past experience is in managing a 

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