Space Utilization: Why it Matters to Find Negotiation Space on Campus

Space Utilization Guide

On average, the standard classroom is occupied less than 60 percent of the available hours during a typically scheduled day. Yet, when campus changes occur, the calls for new space tend to get louder and more frequent. In the face of ever-present demands to decrease costs and fairly evaluate space ownership, the need to use campus space to its full potential is more critical than ever.

So, how do you find “negotiation space” with stakeholders? Where do you start? Read this guide to explore how a thorough space utilization study will help finance and facilities administrators lead productive conversations about optimizing the use of existing assets to avoid unnecessary costs and creating a strong foundation for strategic campus growth.