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Welcome

Our Division is an integral part of the University of Miami's Business and Finance Division. The office of the Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities supports the University's mission by providing a wide array of services and solutions. You will find the entry page for each of our departments below. Each department is comprised of talented, knowledgeable individuals, all of whom are committed to our values and mission.


Mission

"At the U, we transform lives through teaching, research and service."


Vision

To be a prudent steward of University resources and a valued and committed partner for the entire University community.


Values

Diversity - Valuing and including people from all cultures and backgrounds in the pursuit of our common goals.

Integrity - Demonstrating honesty and fairness in our words and actions.

Responsibility - Exhibiting pride and accountability in the performance of duties and ensuring the long-tem success of our University.

Excellence - Striving to accomplish our goals with quality, rigor, passion, and distinction.

Compassion - Behaving in a caring, humane, and empathic way.

Creativity - Embracing innovation, flexibility, and originality in the pursuit of our vision and mission.

Teamwork - Engaging and working well together to achieve optimal results.

Larry Marbert
Vice President
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Campus Planning and Development
Campus Planning and Development provides expertise in master planning, land use, development regulations, mobility initiatives, historic preservation, and campus urban design. The department provides strategic analysis and direction for future development in compliance with regulations throughout our campuses.
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Design and Construction
Design and Construction provides a variety of services and expertise in the management of capital improvement projects ranging from minor renovations to major new construction projects for all University campuses.

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Facilities Management
Facilities Management is responsible for the stewardship of University facilities on the Coral Gables and RSMAS campuses.  This department is responsible for building maintenance, access control, energy management, campus infrastructure, fire and security systems, utilities distribution, grounds, and custodial services.

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Business Operations and Financial Services
Business Operations and Financial Services is a team dedicated to providing strategic planning, decision support, integrated financial management, and human resources support to all departments within the Real Estate and Facilities division.


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Real Estate
Real Estate is responsible for the University's overall real estate strategy, including acquisition and disposition of real estate assets, enterprise-wide leasing strategies, and management of University owned real estate property.
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Parking and Transportation
Parking and Transportation provides parking services to customers in a safe, effective manner. Their services include parking and transportation operations, customer service, mobility strategies, and special events.


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UM Police
UM Police department (UMPD) actively works to maximize the safety and security of the Coral Gables campus through proactive community-policing. Our campus is patroled 24/7 by highly-skilled and experienced officers.  UMPD also offers continuous crime prevention and safety programming for the University community.
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Office of Emergency Management
The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for emergency preparedness, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning for all campuses. This office is also responsible for the University’s Emergency Notification Network (ENN) in coordination with the University of Miami Police Department (UMPD) and the Miller School of Medicine/RSMAS Public Safety Emergency Operations Departments.