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May 22, 2020
Implementing GAO Best Practices for Cost Estimating with RSMeans Data Online

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently updated their Cost Estimating and Assessment Best Practices Guide. Read this to learn how RSMeans Data Online can help Federal estimators apply the new GAO recommendations to construction cost estimates.

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March 13, 2020
4 Hacks for Building a Better Scope of Work

A Scope of Work defines the who, what, when, where and how of a construction project. That’s a lot of work, but putting in the time is worth it. To help you with your next Scope of Work, we’ve put together a list of four productivity hacks for scoping construction.

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

Stainless steel prices grew 7% from 2019 to 2020. 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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