Rickes Associates

Higher Education Planners

As higher education futurists and strategists, our planning projects are solution-oriented and data-driven, linking an institution’s strategic goals with physical space requirements. Higher education institutions engage us to resolve a variety of planning challenges: optimizing and right-sizing existing campus space, assessing classroom utilization, identifying the nature and quantity of potential new space, creating campus space inventories, aligning academic programs to need, and helping institutions become more future-resilient.

Escalating demographic challenges and increasing sensitivity to the value proposition, combined with spatial changes wrought by COVID, are prompting campuses to re-think all aspects of space needs, allocation, and utilization. Extraordinary opportunities now exist to right-size and repurpose campus space. Let’s have a conversation about how we can help.