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November 12, 2020
Leveling Up the FCA: The Soft Metrics That Should Inform a Capital Plan

The experience of a college campus is always greater than the sum of its parts. And when it comes to capital planning, leaders need to think beyond the hard data captured in a typical FCA.

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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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September 11, 2020
Healthcare Heroes: Mitigating Risk in the Wake of Disaster

When emergencies strike, healthcare providers shine by caring for those affected. But what if healthcare facilities are damaged in a disaster? How might that affect patient care? Read this to learn how mitigating risk and recover quickly from disaster.

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August 6, 2020
3 Smart Questions to Ask About Project Selection Right Now

With all the pressure on organizational finances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it can seem wise to pause or eliminate plans for capital expenditures. But how do you choose which projects should move forward and which should wait when the budget is under tremendous strain? Here's your project selection guide.

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