The State of Facilities in Higher Education: 2013 Benchmarks, Best Practices, & Trends
Annual Sightlines Report
We are at a unique point in the history of managing facilities on higher education campuses. Two major and historic waves of building construction are increasing demands for capital renewal investments at a time when resources available for capital are limited by reductions in state funding, decreases in research and philanthropy, and debt limits set by Trustees.
Recent trends in age distribution, capital investments, deferred maintenance, and operating costs have intensified the challenges and have drastically altered the state of facilities on many campuses.