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The State of Facilities 2022: How Estates and Facilities Management Teams Are Evolving to Meet Campus Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has stretched Facilities and Estates organizations to the limit, creating new challenges and exacerbating existing ones. Leaders are therefore rethinking how to manage the physical campus, creating change and driving innovation.

Hallmarks of an Antiracist Institution: The Behaviors and Actions that Promote Racial Justice in Education

The ongoing national conversation about the deadly impact of racism has created an urgency around the need for dramatic change at all levels of society.

Research and Services

Your Facilities Resource Hub

EAB provides in-depth research and services for facilities and estates leaders to meet their most pressing challenges. We’ve surfaced best practices to help our partners reduce costs, increase employee engagement, improve space utilization, and manage the ongoing needs of campus construction and maintenance.

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Strategies to Support Remote Work Cost Savings in Higher Ed

Read the takeaways and then get started with our tools to create an infrastructure of policies and staffing strategy to optimize, scale, and support remote work cost savings.

3 ways to keep pace with growing sustainability strategies in higher ed

This resource will help sustainability leaders better focus their sustainability plans and then achieve their goals by principled cross-campus stakeholder coordination.

Compendium of Sustainability Initiatives in Higher Education

Choose from a menu of over 100 higher ed sustainability initiatives, complete with prioritization guidance and higher ed case studies.

Quick Reads

Incentivizing faculty to voluntarily vacate private offices

Get faculty on board with a new approach to office space distribution by implementing an incentive program that encourages them to voluntarily vacate their private offices in favor of shared or hoteling space.

Are you asking the right questions on your space request form?

Include four targeted questions on your new space request form to prompt units to think more critically about their space needs—and help you better evaluate competing requests.

Creating gender-inclusive restrooms on campus

Student demand for a more inclusive and open climate has brought the discussion of gender-inclusive restrooms to the forefront. Over 150 colleges and universities have already created these facilities, but before you follow suit, review five lessons early movers learned from their own campus conversions.

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Evaluate Your Facilities Organizational Chart

Participate in EAB’s Facilities Organizational Chart Assessment and Evaluation to audit your unit's current structure and compare it with peer institutions.

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Facilities Forum

Providing senior facilities officers with the research, tools, and strategies needed to more effectively rationalize space use, improve utilization rates, shift towards preventative maintenance, and more.

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