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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 budgets, estimates and designs.

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November 4, 2019
Ask an Estimator: Quantity Takeoffs, Estimate Training and the Future of Construction

Certified Estimating Professional Rory Woolsey has been in the construction industry for 40+ years. A master facilitator with over 8,000 hours of classroom instruction under his belt, Rory answers questions from construction professionals in this blog post.

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October 1, 2019
Harnessing the Power of Public Works at APWA PWX 2019

In early September of 2019, the American Public Works Association (APWA) held its annual PWX event in Seattle, Washington. Part symposium, part celebration, part glimpse into the future of American infrastructure — PWX 2019 was a joyous whirlwind. Here’s what we learned.

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September 25, 2019
Employee Spotlight: Partnering for Success

Work hard and treat yourself! Cammie Keeter does both. In our interview, Cammie discusses how her personality directly correlates to her work, how she defines and achieves success and why it’s okay to eat cake.

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September 6, 2019
Costing a Construction Estimate: What Owners Need to Know

Budgeting mistakes are an unfortunate fact of life for facility owners and their reps. But the situation is far from hopeless. According to Certified Estimating Professional Rory Woolsey, budget miscues are entirely avoidable if building owners and reps stick to the basics.

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