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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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July 30, 2019
What to Do With Facilities Data – Insights From APPA 2019

Conversations across this year’s APPA Annual Conference focused around a central topic – data. Most attendees agreed that they had data, but there were persistent questions about how to use it. Find out what we learned and what we can offer for higher education institutions.

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July 15, 2019
Data Analysis and Its Strategic Role in Facilities Management

For people who manage facilities, tracking data about the care of physical assets is standard practice. But how data is tracked and what is done with it remains inconsistent. Discover what benchmarking and data analysis can do for facilities in this blog post.

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June 17, 2019
Advancing Preconstruction: Estimating with Predictive Cost Data

We take an inside look at this year’s Advancing Preconstruction & Estimating show, which brought together industry professionals to discover best practices and tools for efficient preconstruction.

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May 23, 2019
Efficiencies in Construction Estimating

The sweet spot of efficient construction estimating is in the convergence of cost, accuracy and speed. Here are four critical elements to make sure you have optimal efficiency in your estimating and preconstruction processes.

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