Services & Benefits

Physical Planning Services

  • Physical/space requests/intake
  • Space and project needs assessments
  • Space efficiency and utilization studies
  • Space programming
  • Conceptual planning (pre-project)
  • Conceptual estimates
  • Layouts and test-fits
  • Process management for planning requests and studies
  • Post-occupancy reviews
  • General planning support
  • Capital renewal planning
  • Interiors, space and design standards
  • Campus physical master planning
  • Capital planning
  • Campus rent models
  • Maintain campus space information and space inventory
  • Maintain building drawings
  • Archibus/OSIS primary system administrator (University space system of record)
  • Move & relocation management
  • Equipment planning
  • Space activation
  • Signage and wayfinding
  • Space decommissioning and reassignments
  • Campus space analytics / metrics
  • Campus executive faculty space committee support
  • Lactation room planning
  • Real estate and lease management
  • Shared spaces and education support services
  • Event planning
  • Departmental physical planning – annual and 5 year planning
  • Campus transportation and parking planning
  • Physical Operations IT Governance planning
  • Critical facilities physical planning
  • Ad hoc physical planning services

Planning Program Benefits

  • Streamline space requests and planning with a single point of entry and a defined process to evaluate and communicate back to customer
  • Provide a place to go when needs cannot be met from within the department
  • Create and maintain a global database for space management/reporting
  • Provide space analytics and utilization reporting
  • Provide a comprehensive understanding and plan for known need (current and future)
  • Assist with utilization planning, effective space utilization strategies and metrics (new service)
  • Maintain interiors and design standards to reduce overall planning costs
  • Offer centralized intake for planning and projects
  • Increase efficiency resulting in more efficient space utilization
  • Create better utilization of Project Management resources by redirecting the efforts of these senior project positions to actual projects