Latest Reports

Tradeline's industry reports are a must-read resource for those involved in facilities planning and management. Reports include management case studies, current and in-depth project profiles, and editorials on the latest facilities management issues.

  • International Microbiome Centre


    The International Microbiome Centre (IMC) at the University of Calgary houses one of the largest germ-free facilities in the world and the only one that has incorporated intra-vital imaging. Constructed in a portion of the basement at the Cumming...

  • The Seven Steps of Innovation—and the Space Types that Facilitate the Process

    Providing an Array of Settings to Match Individual Behaviors Is Key

    Innovation has become the lifeblood of corporate and institutional longevity. Whether a disruptive breakthrough or a line extension, more often than not it is the result of an idea that follows an obscure networked path before evolving into a...

  • A Community College’s Lessons on Launching a Space Planning Organization

    Success Requires People Who Embrace Organization’s Vision, Transparent Decision-Making, and High-Quality Space Utilization Data

    When Johnson County Community College asked them in 2015 to establish a space planning program, Janelle Vogler and Robyn Albano wondered where to start. Now they advise the college’s top decision-makers to optimize building utilization on campus...

  • Integrated Research and Innovation Center


    The Integrated Research and Innovation Center (IRIC) at the University of Idaho houses more than 20 grant-funded teams of faculty and graduate and undergraduate researchers, representing every college at the university, who collaborate on cross-...

  • UT Austin Transitions from Departmental to Theme-Based Engineering

    New State-of-the-Art Building Helps Cockrell School Cultivate Collaboration and Transform Engineering Education and Research

    Opened in August 2017, the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC) at UT Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering is a leading-edge STEM environment with open and flexible space for active learning, hands-on student projects, and research...