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Transition Planning & Management

As a nationally recognized leader in transition planning and move management, our Transition Planning & Management (TPM) team provides cost-effective relocation solutions to clients nationwide.

Managing Your Next Move

For more than 30 years, TPM has been recognized as a national leader in transition planning and move management. Our team knows the right questions to ask in the beginning, the importance of stakeholder buy-in to a thoughtful move plan, and how to identify, procure, and manage move-related vendors for maximum cost-effectiveness. Our approach optimizes operational space and systems within a new facility, supporting personnel and physical assets through the move process.


Project Planning

Establishes a foundation for the project and builds the roadmap to a successful transition.

  • Transition plan development
  • Budget validation
  • Transition team facilitation
  • Issues and actions tracking

Operations Readiness

Ensures new spaces are prepared to effectively support day one operations.

  • Operations assessment (gap analysis)
  • Project communications
  • Education and training
  • Records management
  • Move sequence/department move plans

Activation Planning

Identifies all facility planning tasks required to ready new spaces for occupancy.

  • “Daily” activation schedule
  • Facility access, staging and egress plans
  • New FF&E coordination
  • Technology systems integration
  • Support services initiation
  • Onsite support

Move Management

Oversight of the physical move(s) ensuring seamless execution.

  • “Hourly” move schedule development
  • Reuse FF&E planning
  • Vendor procurement and coordination
  • Relocation guidelines and instruction
  • Command center
  • Onsite move coordination

Project Closeout

Returning vacated spaces to their desired end state, documentation turnover and contract closeout.

  • Punch list resolution
  • Contract management
  • Lessons learned
  • Decommissioning
Spotlight Capabilities

Leading Seamless Transitions, Delivering Exceptional Results.

We are bridging the gap from preconstruction through substantial completion, facility activation, occupancy, and the transition of complex, ongoing operations. Our approach involves working closely with our clients to build an implementation plan and supporting budget that support the project goals and objectives. We spend the time necessary to gain a comprehensive understanding of our client’s organizational structure, daily operations, available resources, and overall occupancy requirements while formulating a program that ensures minimal impact to ongoing business operations. The value we bring is not just our understanding of activities requiring completion, but our expertise in flawlessly executing each activity to eliminate surprises. It is our proven approach and depth of experience that separates us from the “move planners” in the marketplace.

With over 70 million SF of relocation and activation experience, Gilbane’s transition professionals are skilled in pulling all the elements of a successful transition together into a logical and achievable plan for virtually all types of high-profile organizations. Our success is built on a foundation of trust, continuous improvement, and teamwork in delivering projects on time, on budget, safely and efficiently while providing added value with innovative solutions and services for our clients.

Let’s talk about your project.

Have a building project in the works? Our team would love to talk with you about how TPM can help your organization make the transition seamlessly.