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P3s can help historically black colleges and universities (HCBUs) finance their capital projects and, in turn, support increasing enrollment. JLL’s Herman Bulls offered his perspective in NACUBO’s Business Officer Magazine.
20 April 2018 - Many universities are publicly affirming their commitment to achieving a goal of carbon neutrality, and facility management teams play a key role in shaping sustainable campuses. JLL’s Ron Gregory shares five best practices your FM team can follow to achieve your sustainability goals.
Read more at Facility Executive.
22 January 2018 - The great campus construction boom of the 1960s and 1970s has many U.S. college campuses showing their age, and not in a good way. David Houck's byline digs deep into how the higher education deferred maintenance problem can be solved.
Read more at Construction Executive.
17 January 2018 - Just as today’s workplaces are evolving, so too are universities striving to upgrade their facilities to give students the wired experience they expect, from tech-enabled classrooms to connected living and gathering spaces. However, David Houck explains that higher education institutions are rethinking how they plan, deliver, manage and maintain their facilities as financial pressures mount.
Read more at Commercial Property Executive.
8 January 2018 - From using energy and space more efficiently to tackling deferred maintenance and outsourcing facilities management (FM), colleges and universities are taking a fresh look at their facilities. JLL's Higher Education leaders reveal five facilities trends to watch in 2018.
Read more at FM Link.
3 January 2018 - As teaching delivery models have evolved, so have the spaces needed for learning. A traditional lecture hall, for example, may sit empty while professors hold court in smaller classrooms that facilitate collaborative and interactive learning. David Houck and Kevin Wayer share more on how campus leaders are re-imagining their spaces.
Read more at Education Dive.
21 December 2017 - Facing the dueling pressures of delivering a high-quality, high-tech campus experience while reducing costs, higher education leaders will look to campus facilities as a source of added value and savings, David Houck and Kevin Wayer tell Bisnow.
Read more at Bisnow.
16 June 2017 - Carbon neutrality is about to go primetime in college campuses across the country. Already, a handful of smaller-sized colleges like Colby College, Middlebury College, and Green Mountain College have become carbon-neutral, while many more have goals to reach neutrality in the near future, including large institutions like the University of California system, which plans to reach carbon neutrality by 2025.
Read more at TriplePundit.