B&D professionals stay current with all the trends and requirements of today’s facilities and those that will serve our future generations.

As part of our practice, B&D professionals produce and publish white papers, speak at industry conferences, and continually perform in-house research.   Our Research & Methods team continually acquires and disseminates the most current and usable data on the facility types in which we specialize, which helps our clients achieve their project goals and enhances our methodologies.


February 18, 2015
Confident Change Amidst a Dynamic Reality: The Value of Vision-Based Planning 

November 1, 2012
Limit the Impact: Build Only What You Need 

January 1, 2011
Owner’s Perspective: Two Questions Every Owner Must Answer for Their LEED Project; Owner's Representative’s Perspective: What LEED Credits Are Right for You? 

January 1, 2010
Facilities Funding Thaws 

August 1, 2008
Top 10 Auxiliary Services Trends for 2008 

October 1, 2007
Key Ingredients of a Business Plan 

January 1, 2007
Investing in Workforce Housing 

February 1, 2006
12 Tips for Writing a Successful RFP 

March 1, 2004
Should You Restructure the Business Enterprise? 

December 1, 2003
Restructuring University Business Enterprises 

August 1, 2001
A Modest Proposal 


April 29, 2013
From Dream to Reality: Public/Private Partnerships 

Presented by Kim Martin and Richard Rieth at the 2013 OACUBO Conference.

February 14, 2013
Sources & Methods of Project Funding 

Presented by Brad Noyes to the 2013 North Carolina State Building Commission.

June 15, 2012
Collaborative University Partnerships: Planning for Future Campus Capital Projects in a Challenging Economic Environment 

Presented by Katie Karp and Ryan Conway at the 2012 ITGA Conference.

March 23, 2012
Discussion Panel — Universities 

Discussion panel hosted by Brad Noyes at the 2012 SCUP Southern Symposium.

July 16, 2011
Advancing the Mission and the Bottom Line: Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student Housing 

Presented by Chris Dunlavey, Tom Calhoun, and Bill Quinby at the 2011 NACUBO Annual Conference.

October 16, 2010
The Facilities Cafe: Diverse Project Delivery Is the New Realty 

Presented by Brad Noyes, Brad Reid, Brent Jeffcoat, Ken Leonczyk, and Bob Gunn at the 2010 SCUP Southern Regional Conference.

September 27, 2010
Partnering to Meet University and Community Real Estate Needs 

Presented by Greg Wachalski and Tim Reed at the 2010 IEDC Conference.

September 22, 2009
Enrollment Trends and Future Student Housing Opportunities 

Presented by Craig Levin and Chris Harness at the 2009 NMHC Student Housing Conference.

April 17, 2009
Park Point at RIT 

Presented by Jeff Turner, Tom George, Kevin Wilmot, and Janine von Juergensonn at the 2009 IPED Higher Education & Real Estate Conference.

January 6, 2009
Construction Project Delivery Methods 

Presented by Jeff Turner and Bart Hall in 2009 to the University of West Florida Construction Management Program.

October 4, 2007
What's on the Horizon? Explore Issues Within the Industry That Are Expected to Affect the Models and Structures of These Partnerships 

Panel participant: Paul Brailsford at the 2007 NACUBO Conference.

September 15, 2007
Workforce Housing: Genesis, Tools, Solutions 

Presented by Jim Carruthers at the 2007 NACAS Conference.

May 23, 2007
Project Delivery Methods 

Presented by Jeff Turner at the 2007 Forum on Higher Education Project Delivery Alternatives.


July 14, 2014
Case Study: Masonvale at Virginia’s George Mason University 

November 1, 2009
Construction Sale: 20 Percent Off 

If you have a backlog of deferred maintenance or a new building program ready to roll out, now's the time.Download

April 1, 2008
What Does It Mean to Go Green? 

When people talk about green building, the term “LEED rating” usually bubbles to the surface: it’s a badge of honor for green construction projects.Download

August 30, 2006
HOVA Houses Grads 

The Hall on Virginia Avenue, a former freshman dorm, will temporarily house graduate students this year while the University considers the best long-term use of the building.Download

August 1, 2006
Home, Sweet Home 

Today's candidates for campus positions may well need a benefits package with housing assistance.Download

September 28, 2004
CSI Eyes Campus Housing 

The College of Staten Island may become the second of the City University of New York's 19 academic institutions to have on-campus housing for students and faculty.Download

September 7, 1998
Big Men on Campus Win Over New Fans 

Many colleges and universities around the country know whom to call when they want to build a recreation center or other sports facility on campus.Download