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Less selfishness could mean more space efficiency, report argues

Universities could reduce estate footprint by 25% if staff become less “territorial” and share their teaching and office space with colleagues in other departments, says a report by a Dutch university quoted in the Times Higher.

Estate management and efficiencies in higher education

We continue this week's series in which we re-share selected posts on how universities are advancing efficiency and effectiveness. Today we highlight estate management.

Report reveals more efficient use of higher education estates

Universities are becoming more efficient at using their estates, having achieved a reduction in space and property costs, a report by AUDE on the sector's 26 million m2 property portfolio reveals. The report suggests a list of indicators to measure the performance of the entire HE estate.

Efficient estate management: five lessons from local authorities in the west Midlands

Since early 2010 local authorities in the West Midlands have taken steps to save more than £170 million using their property portfolio more efficiently. Here are five measures that these councils are taking to make sure that their estates are being used efficiently.