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October 2, 2020
Facilities Condition Assessment FAQs: How to Write a Strong RFP and More

You know your campus or school district could benefit from a comprehensive Facilities Condition Assessment (FCA) and now comes the hard part: writing the Request for Proposal (RFP). Read answers to frequently asked questions about how to write an RFP that results in a thorough FCA.

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September 29, 2020
New Approaches for the New Normal: Reinventing Higher Ed Capital Planning

Historically, higher education has been a slow-change industry — especially when it comes to capital planning. But the current realities of the industry demand a new normal of speed and flexibility. What does that mean for the future of facilities investments?

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August 27, 2020
Prepared, Not Scared: Emergency Construction Procurement

Breaking news: A disaster has hit your area. Every second counts. Discover how Gordian’s Job Order Contracting solution helps navigate the construction procurement journey through emergencies and natural disasters.

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July 7, 2020
Finding the Sweet Spot Between Short-Term Budget Decisions and Long-Term Goals

Human nature drives many of us, and therefore the organizations we are part of, to react to the situation in front of us, choosing to solve immediate needs, even if it detracts from our long-term vision. But we all know the better option: Approach short-term budget decisions in a way that positions us for future success.

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June 10, 2020
Can Social Distancing Drive Better Classroom Utilization Policies in Higher Ed?

It’s a question echoing across colleges and universities around the world: How do we schedule classes and maintain a safe social distance? In this blog post, we turn that question on its head and ask if social distancing can improve higher ed classroom utilization.

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