The Ohio State University Planning, Architecture and Real Estate department is responsible for all real estate transactions, physical and space planning developments, and facilities-related information for every university campus. The department consists of the landscape and university architects who provide their expertise about a multitude of projects.

What We Do

Physical Planning

Physical planning assists colleges or units, and the university as a whole when making decisions for physical improvements campus wide.

Facilities Information and Technology Services

FITS provides customers with computer-generated modeling and data to help them configure projects for building plans, interior spaces and physical spaces. 

Space Planning

Space Planning tracks and assigns all university space to departments, provides studies and recommendations, and assists in identifying additional space or relinquishing existing space. 

Capital Planning

Capital planning helps facilitate the identification of capital needs, the analysis of those needs, and the development of annual Capital Investment Plans.

Real Estate

Our real estate team assists with property searches, legal reviews and more.

About the University

With more than 55,000 students enrolled in 2014 alone, and more than 40,000 employees, The Ohio State University takes up a lot of space. That requires a team with excellent foresight, exceptional planning skills, and an eye for intriguing design to manage all sorts of projects. Our Planning, Architecture and Real Estate team does that and more.