Strategic Insights

Design Fuel Newsletter Fall 2017

The latest editions of Design Fuel, Progressive AE’s biannual company newsletter, are out! This time around we’ve produced two newsletters […]

Commuting on Foot: Mixed use Trends on the Urban Front

One of the single largest contributing factors to our lifestyle is mixed use development. Shopping, dining, and workplaces accessible by short walks, public transportation, and a density that links them all, are fueling the renewal of existing urban places, and a genesis of new placemaking.

Transforming Spaces for Advanced Manufacturing Education

By Ned Baxter What is advanced manufacturing? Manufacturing doesn’t look today how many still imagine it: large-scale, repetitive, and unskilled. […]

Not Your Parent’s Dining Experience
Trends in On-Campus Dining

University dining halls have changed drastically over the past few decades, and the gap between them continues to widen. It’s amazing just how much it’s changed over the years.

Getting the Most Out of Your Facility Assessment

Is your worship facility working for you? Will it still be working 20 years from now? Planning ahead can help […]

Planning for Student Diversity

How do you create spaces that meet both the needs of the programs and the needs of those using them?

Building for Transformation – DeVos Family Center for Scouting Renovation

The local Grand Rapids Boy Scouts chapter recently launched a campaign titled “Build Character Today, Lead Tomorrow” to expand the DeVos Family Center for Scouting.

Tri County Area Schools Break Ground on Building Updates

  School safety has become an important topic over the past several years. According to the National Center for Education […]

The Great Commission – Fishing is More Than a Weekend Hobby

The most successful church expansions are ones that support specific ministry goals. Unique ways that worship facilities can work to attract new members. This is part one of a three-part blog series focused around unique ways that worship facilities can work to attract new members.

Population Health Management: Strategies That Work

The words “population health management” are now part of almost every planning conversation with our healthcare clients.