Helping institutions transform the facilities conversation on campus to deliver successful, data-driven results
Sightlines was founded in 2000 to give universities and colleges the independent information they need to make more strategic facilities investments. Since then, the company’s data collection and benchmarking services have informed investment decisions for a diverse roster of member institutions – all 100% committed to getting the most out of their facilities operations.
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Today, as a Gordian company, Sightlines’ planning solutions provide full lifecycle context for future projects across multiple sectors. Facilities professionals gain objective benchmarking that helps them to better prioritize, budget, and schedule projects; set realistic goals; and communicate needs in a way that secures funding approvals. The statistical information gathered by the company can aid campus master planners, as well as architectural firms and contractors, in making decisions on future footprints and building profiles. The result is a holistic, sustainable approach to campus growth.
With extensive experience in guiding the decisions made by facilities, financial, and administrative leaders of complex campuses – and a member retention rate that annually exceeds 90% – Sightlines gives members assurance that a data-driven approach delivers successful results.
Our college and university members include:
- 450+ campuses across the nation (and their annual renewal rate is over 90%)
- 70% of the Top 20 U.S. Colleges*
- 75% of the Top 20 U.S. Universities*
- 35 Flagship State Universities
- 75% of the Ivy Plus Universities
- 100% of the Big 10 Institutions
- More than 150 new members since 2014
*U.S. News & World Report 2016 Rankings