February 12, 2007 08:30 ET

VFA to Provide Facilities Planning Support for County of Santa Clara

County Selects VFA Assessment Services and Software to Aid in Goal of Optimizing Real Estate and Infrastructure Investments

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 12, 2007 --VFA, Inc., the leading provider of software and services for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced that the County of Santa Clara, California is implementing VFA's Capital Planning and Management Solution (CPMS™). Santa Clara's Building Operations Division selected VFA to provide facility assessment services and software to support the County's Lifecycle Infrastructure Investment Program, designed to promote functional, safe and healthy facilities and work environments for County employees and the public, as well as to optimize the County's investment in real estate and infrastructure.

VFA is working with the County to assess the condition of five million square feet of its facilities. VFA.facility® software will enable ongoing management of information about facility condition and the evaluation and prioritization of maintenance requirements in more than 200 facilities across the County.

"County governments face unique challenges in their roles as long-term stewards of public property," said David Raffin, Vice President, State/Local Government and Education at VFA. "VFA has a long history of working with local governments such as Santa Clara County to support them in effectively maintaining their building portfolios while ensuring optimal allocation of resources based on both their needs today and in the future."

About VFA

Headquartered in Boston, VFA, Inc. is the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management. VFA's Capital Planning and Management Solution (CPMS™) uniquely combines facility assessment services, Web-based software and business consulting services to enable clients to manage every stage of the capital asset lifecycle -- from requirements gathering and long-term planning to capital budget creation and spend management. VFA has helped more than 350 organizations in corporate, education, government and healthcare markets to strategically manage more than two billion square feet of real estate. For more information, please call 800-693-3132 or visit

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