Sightlines Approved as National Joint Powers Alliance Service Provider

GUILFORD, Conn., April 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sightlines, a subsidiary of The Gordian Group, Inc., and a leader in facilities intelligence and analysis for higher education institutions, today announced that it has been approved by the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) as a service provider under an NJPA awarded contract.

“Offering Sightlines as part of an NJPA awarded contract means colleges and universities that are members of the NJPA are now able to purchase our services through a cooperative purchasing method,” said Mark Schiff, president of Sightlines. “Any NJPA member institution that wants to acquire one of our solutions can simply issue a purchase order through the contract between NJPA and The Gordian Group and their order will be seamlessly executed.”

NJPA is a government unit providing national cooperative purchasing contracts to over 50,000 member agencies at all levels of government including E-12 schools, higher education institutions, and non-profit entities across North America. NJPA establishes and awards competitively solicited cooperative purchasing contracts in accordance with the Uniform Municipal Contracting Law.

Notable NJPA higher education institution members include Arizona State University, California State University, Florida State University, Indiana University, New York University, The Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University and the University of Texas.

Sightlines services are now part of the NJPA awarded contract through its parent company, The Gordian Group, under Contract #071415-GGI between NJPA and The Gordian Group. The Gordian Group is the leading provider of construction cost analytics, estimating information, pricing data, and procurement software and services.

Membership in the NJPA is free to higher education institutions. For more information about how to join the cooperative, please click here.

About Sightlines
Founded in 2000, Sightlines is a division of The Gordian Group. Sightlines gives colleges and universities the independent data and perspective they need to make critical decisions about their most valuable assets – their facilities. Sightlines stewards the industry’s most extensive verified database, allowing more than 450 institutions across the U.S. and Canada to benchmark an institution’s facilities against universities and colleges across the nation. Sightlines’ flagship offering for members is ROPA+, a fully integrated solution for facilities intelligence that leads members through a comprehensive process of discovery, prediction and performance measurement. Other Sightlines solutions provide higher ed executives with insights to assist with capital planning, space management and campus sustainability initiatives. For more information, please call 203.682.4952, go to or email

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