The State of Facilities in Higher Education: 2016 Benchmarks, Best Practices, & Trends

Annual Sightlines Report

Welcome to the fourth State of Facilities in Higher Education report.  Over the years, this report has become the definitive document for trends that affect campus facilities across North America.  This year’s report is no different.  A review of the data from 2015 reveals several key insights into the challenges – and opportunities – that face campus facilities managers and finance leaders.  According to our analysis, three key conditions are affecting the current state of higher education facilities: enrollment levels, facility age and use, and the availability of capital.