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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Higher education facility managers are under pressure to reduce operating expenses.  This is part of a national trend for all non-academic departments to reduce overhead expenses in order to keep spending down and tuition stable. …

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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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Sightlines’ President and CEO Mark Schiff recently commented that, in today’s higher ed environment, new policy directions are essential to mitigating deferred maintenance.  The article published in the August issue of University Business features both…

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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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As colleges and universities continue to evaluate unique ways to look at the financial interrelation of space, capital and facilities investment on campus, many institutions are looking into the implications of privatizing non-educational facilities. While…

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For more than two years, Moody’s, Bloomberg, Bain and others have been warning about the sustainability of the higher education model. The renowned Sweet Briar College’s announcement highlights the issues that colleges and universities are…

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