Just as we’re beginning the process of creating our annual State of Facilities in Higher Education report, we got word that our 2015 report was cited in an article by a nonprofit organization that covers…

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This post is the last in a 5-part series that addresses deferred maintenance on higher education campuses. Here we discuss the value of a shared vocabulary when it comes to campus management and the evolving…

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This post is the fourth in a 5-part series that addresses deferred maintenance on higher education campuses and how facilities managers can categorize projects and buildings to help reduce maintenance backlogs.    When it comes…

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Spotlight on Discovery   Whether your operating budget is measured in thousands or millions of dollars, one thing is certain: your budget is finite. It can only stretch so far, and this is often not…

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In the continuous struggle to maintain facilities operating budgets and accurately convey current and future needs, finding the right data to tell your story is important. With an eye towards securing appropriate operations funding for…

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A recent article in NACUBO’s Business Officer, highlights some strategies being used on campuses across the country to address and reduce deferred maintenance. The article cites our 2015 State of Facilities report and offers great…

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It is well documented that reducing deferred maintenance is a major goal for finance and facilities leaders at colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada. Unfortunately, leaders too often have a difficult time getting…

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University Business recently published an article that shared highlights from Sightlines’ Vice President Jim Kadamus’ keynote presentation at Insights Summit ’15.  His presentation was informed by our 2015 State of Facilities in Higher Education report,…

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When we read Forbes recently released list of America’s Top Colleges 2015, we were filled with pride. We are proud to work with 9 of top 10 institutions and 20 of the top 25. In…

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According to a recent article by Inside Higher Ed, recent political speeches have knocked “increasingly common and luxurious college amenities like climbing walls and lazy rivers” on college and university campuses. The politicians have cited…

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