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February 12, 2020
Cost Breakdown: 4 Reasons Stainless Steel Costs Substantially More in 2020

Stainless steel prices grew by 7% from 2019 to 2020, but what’s causing that increase? Here are four factors attributing to the recent rise in stainless steel costs.

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January 31, 2020
5 More Popular Questions from the 2020 Construction Cost Changes Webinar

After our 2020 Construction Cost Changes webinar, we sat back down with two of our data experts to answer your questions about RSMeans data and construction cost changes coming your way in 2020. Here is the second part of our conversation.

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January 24, 2020
5 Popular Questions from the 2020 Construction Cost Changes Webinar

After our 2020 Construction Cost Changes webinar, we sat back down with two of our data experts to answer your questions about RSMeans data and construction cost changes coming your way in 2020.

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January 10, 2020
3 Good Reasons to Use Current Construction Cost Data

Keeping up with current construction costs can seem inconvenient, but the reality is that material and labor markets are always shifting. Here are three reasons why using current construction cost data is a best practice for construction professionals and project owners alike.

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December 12, 2019
Tackling Preconstruction Problems with Data: 2019 Resource Roundup

Over the last year, we’ve produced and published resources to help architects, engineers, contractors and project owners/managers use construction cost data to overcome industry challenges. Here are a few resources to help you with preconstruction budgets, estimates and designs.

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